Link your music services and set your default service

You can connect your music and pick a favorite music service as your default. This default service will be used first when possible.

Link your music services

  1. Make sure 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 left corner of the Home screen, tap Menu Menu .
  4. Verify that the Google Account that is listed is the one linked to Google Home.  To switch accounts, click the triangle to the right of the account name.
  5. Tap Music .
  6. To choose your default service, tap the radio button to the left of the service.
  7. Link your accounts.
    • For Google Play Music and YouTube Premium, your accounts are automatically linked when you link your Google Account to Google Home. 
    • For Spotify and Pandora, you will need to link your accounts.
      1. To connect your account, tap LINK.
      2. Sign in or sign up for the service and complete the sign-in flow.
      3. To unlink an account, tap UNLINK. 

Available music services:

  1. Google Play Music 
  2. YouTube Music YouTube music app icon
  3. Spotify 
  4. Pandora 

Note: For all services,  Google Home currently supports a single account per streaming service.

Here's more on how to listen to music on Google Home. 

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

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