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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.

Relax with Google Home

With Google Home, you can relax and unwind with a variety of soothing ambient sounds.

This is available in the U.S., U.K., CA (English) and Australia. 

Ask to hear ambient sounds

To do this: Say "Ok Google" or "Hey Google," then...
Listen to an unspecified ambient sound "Help me relax"
"Play ambient noise" 
Listen to a specific ambient sound "Play fireplace sounds"
"Play river sounds"
"Play forest sounds"
"Play white noise"
Listen to a specific ambient sound for a set duration "Play fireplace sounds <for 5 minutes>"
"Play river sounds <for 5 minutes>"
"Play forest sounds <for 5 minutes>"
"Play white noise <for 5 minutes>"
Hear other ambient sound options "What other ambient sounds do you know?"
Hear white noise 

"Play white noise"

 

Note: Ambient sounds will continue to play for an hour if not turned off.

Instead of saying "Ok Google" or "Hey Google" to activate your Google Home, you can press and hold the top of the device. 

Ambient sound options

  • Relaxing sounds
  • Nature sounds
  • Water sounds
  • Running water sounds
  • Outdoor sounds
  • Babbling brook sounds
  • Oscillating fan sounds
  • Fireplace sounds
  • Forest sounds
  • Ocean sounds
  • Rain sounds
  • River sounds
  • Thunderstorm sounds
  • White noise

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