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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 alarms

Never run late or miss a flight or meeting. You can set and manage alarms with just your voice.

Set and manage alarms

To do this:  Say "Ok Google" or “Hey Google”, then... What Google Home will say or do:
Set new alarm "Set alarm for 6am tomorrow” Confirm new alarm time
Set alarm with name “Set an alarm for 7 am called Medicine”  Confirm the setting of an alarm for specified time with specified name
Set recurring alarm "Set alarm for 7am every day of the week” Confirm recurring alarm time
Ask about existing alarm "When is my alarm set for?”
“When is my Friday alarm?”  
"When is my medicine alarm?"

Say what existing alarms you have set

Ask about all alarms “What alarms are set?” Say info about all alarms
Cancel an existing alarm "Cancel my alarm"
"Cancel my medicine alarm”
Cancel existing alarm
Stop a ringing alarm


Note: You can also tap the top of the device to stop an alarm

Stop alarm
Snooze “Snooze for 10 minutes.” "Snooze" Snooze alarm (for time specified)


  • Alarm 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.
  • Currently, you can't change your alarm tone. 


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