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To get the most out of Google Home, choose your language in the dropdown at the bottom of the page. Need help? If you're in the US, call 1-855-971-9121 and speak to a Google Home support specialist. If you're in the UK, call 0800 026 1217​.

Set & manage timers

Set and manage a timer for cooking, game time, laundry and to track other activities using the timer on Google Home. It’s great for the kitchen, but can be used in the living room, bedroom, and more!

Set and manage timers

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 timer”
“Cancel pizza timer”
Cancel timer
Cancel timer with specified name
Stop a ringing timer “Stop”
Note: You can also tap the top of Google Home to stop a timer
Stop timer
Pause timer “Pause timer” Pause timer
Resume timer “Resume timer"
“Restart timer”
Resume timer from the time it was paused

Control volume of timer by voice 

To do this: Say “Hey 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

Control volume of timer by touch

To do this: Touch the device like this: Image
Turn up the volume  Swipe clockwise on the top of the device. 
Turn down the volume  Swipe counterclockwise on the top of the device. 
 

Note: 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.

Elise is a Google Home expert and author of this help page. Leave her feedback below about the page.

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