Set & manage timers and sleep timers
Timer alert sounds will only be played from the internal Google Home speaker and not other Cast devices (ex. TVs, other speakers) that are associated with the Google Home device.
|To do this:||Say "Ok Google" or “Hey Google”, then...||What Google Home will say or do:|
|Set a timer,
Set a timer with name
|“Set a timer for 1 minute”
“Set a 10 minute timer for pizza”
|Set timer for 1 minute
Set timer with specified name
|Find out time remaining on timer,
Find out time remaining on timer with a name
"How much time is left?"
"How much time is left on my pizza?"
|Say time remaining on timer with specified name|
|Cancel a timer,
Cancel a timer with name
“Cancel pizza timer”
Cancel timer with specified name
|Stop a ringing timer||
Note: You can tap the top of Google Home to stop a timer.
You can't tap the top of Google Home Mini to stop a timer. You'll need to use the voice command.
|Pause timer||“Pause timer”||Pause timer|
|Resume timer||“Resume timer"
|Resume timer from the time it was paused|
You can set a sleep timer to turn off music playing on Google Home. You can set one sleep timer per Google Home device.
|To do this:||Say "Ok Google" then...|
|Set a sleep timer||“Set a sleep timer for 30 minutes”
“Set a sleep timer at 9:30”
|Set sleep timer by duration||
"Play music/artist/genre/playlist for <duration>”
|Set sleep timer by time||"Play music/artist/genre/playlist until <time>"
"Stop music/artist/genre/playlist at <time>"
“Stop playing at <time>”
|Update a sleep timer
Note: Creating a new sleep timer will replace the existing sleep timer.
|Use any of the above voice commands|
Cancel music timer
Note: This only cancels the music timer. Your music will continue playing.
|“Cancel the sleep timer”|
|Ask about remaining time on timer||“How much time is left on the sleep timer?”
Control volume of timer by voice
|To do this:||Say “Ok Google”, then:||What Google Home says or does:|
|Increase volume||"Turn it up", "Louder"||Increases volume by a 10% increment|
|Decrease volume||"Turn it down", "Softer"||Decreases volume by a 10% decrement|
|Set specific volume level||"Volume level five / Volume to 65%"||Sets volume at a specific level. Scale is 1-10 or 1-100%.|
|Maximize volume||"Max volume"||Sets volume at level 10|
|Minimum volume||"Minimum volume"||Sets volume at level 1|
|Change volume by X amount||"Increase volume by 10%", "Decrease volume by 10%"||Changes volume by amount specified|
|Hear current volume level||"What’s the volume?"||Says the current volume level|
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