Move media from one cast device to another

Move music, podcasts, radio, and YouTube videos currently streaming from your Google Nest, Google Home, or Chromecast device to another Nest speaker, speaker group, display, or Chromecast-connected device.

Devices you can transfer media to

  • Google Home, Google Nest Mini (2nd gen), Google Home Mini (1st gen), Google Home Max, Google Nest Audio
  • Google Nest Hub or Google Nest Hub Max
  • Chromecast with Google TV, Chromecast (2nd or 3rd gen), Chromecast Ultra, or Chromecast Audio
  • Speaker groups

Supported media

  • Any audio (except news and media playing via Bluetooth)
  • YouTube for videos

With the Google Assistant 

Here are some ways to talk with your Google Assistant on your speaker or display when moving media from one device to another.

Note: This feature is currently only available in English.

To do this: Say "Ok Google" or “Hey Google,” then:
Transfer media to another device “Transfer to <device name>”
"Move the music to <device name>"
"Cast to <device name>"

 From your Nest display

 Google Nest Hub

  1. On your Nest Hub's Home screen, tap the active media card to bring up the media player.
  2. At the bottom left corner of the screen, tap Devices  to find the list of available devices and speaker groups.
  3. Select the device(s) you want to move your media to.
  4. Deselect the device(s) you want to move your media from.

 Google Nest Hub Max

  1. On your Nest Hub Max’s Home screen, tap the active media card to bring up the media player.
  2. At the bottom left corner of the screen, tap Devices  to find the list of available devices and speaker groups.
  3. Select the device(s) you want to move your media to. 
  4. Deselect the device(s) you want to move your media from.

From the Google Home app

  1. Make sure your mobile device or tablet is connected to the same Wi-Fi as your Chromecast, or speaker or display.
  2. Open the Google Home app Google Home app
  3. Tap Media , and swipe to find your devices that are currently playing media.
  4. On the media player of the device you want to move media from, tap Devices  at the bottom of the screen to find the list of available devices and speaker groups.
  5. Select the device(s) you want to move your media to. If you have more than 3 devices in your home, tap More devices  to display all of your devices.
  6. Uncheck the device(s) you want to move your media from.
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