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Reboot Google Home

Rebooting Google Home or Google Home Mini may fix several issues. There are two ways to reboot your Google Home device.

Note: Google Home and Google Home Mini are both referred to as 'Google Home device' below.

From the Google Home app

  1. Make sure that your mobile device or tablet is connected to the same Wi-Fi as your Google Home device.
  2. Open the Google Home app Google Home app.
  3. In the top-right corner of the Home screen, tap Devices Devices to see available Google Home devices. 
  4. Scroll to find the device card for the device that you'd like to reboot.
  5. In the top-right corner of the device card, tap the device card menu More menuand thenSettings.
  6. In the top-right corner of the 'Device settings page', tap the More button More menuand thenReboot.

Unplug Google Home

  1. Unplug the power cable from your Google Home device.
  2. Leave it unplugged for ~1 minute.
  3. Plug the power cable back in.


Note: Rebooting Google Home isn't the same as Factory Data Resetting (FDR) Google Home. Here’s more about Factory Data Resetting your 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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