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To get the most out of Google Home, choose your Help Center: U.S. Help Center, U.K Help Center, Canada Help Center, Australia Help Center.  Need help? Speak to a Google Home support specialist: U.S.: 1-855-971-9121,  U.K.: 0800 026 1217, Canada: 844-701-7229.

Minimum OS requirements for Google Home and Google Home Mini

Here are the minimum OS requirements for Google Home and Google Home Mini.

 Mobile device operating system (OS) requirements

Use the Google Home app on compatible mobile devices to set up your Google Home device.

The Google Home app is compatible with mobile devices running:

  • Android 4.4 and higher
  • iOS 9.1+ and higher

Note: You can’t set up Google Home on a computer. 

Mobile device display language

Important: To update Google Assistant settings for Google Home, your mobile device’s display language must be set to English (United States, United Kingdom, Canada or Australia), French (Canada), French, German or Japanese. Note: Changing your device's system language doesn't mean that your Google Assistant supports other languages.

Here's how to change your mobile device's display language. 

To learn about technical specifications for Google Home devices, read the Google Home specifications article.

Google Home is only available to purchase in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, France, Germany, and Japan. 

The Google Assistant on Google Home is only available in English (U.S., U.K., Canada, Australia), Canadian French, French, German, and Japanese. 

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

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