Set and manage a timer for cooking, game time, laundry, and even sleep. It’s great for the kitchen, but can be used in the living room, bedroom and more.
Note: You can turn off a timer or an alarm without saying, “Hey Google.” Just say, “Stop.” This is available on Google Nest and Home speakers and displays in English-speaking countries.
Note: If Digital Wellbeing is enabled, this feature may be restricted or blocked by Downtime, Filters or Do not disturb.
Timer alert sounds will only be played from the internal speaker or display, and not other cast devices (TVs, other speakers) that are associated with the Google Nest or Home device.
|To do this:||Say “Hey Google,” then:||Your speaker or display will:|
|Set a timer,
Set a timer with name
|“Set a timer for one minute”
“Set a 10-minute timer for pizza”
|Set timer for one minute,
Set timer with specified name
|Find out time remaining on timer,
Find out time remaining on timer with a name
“How much time is left?”
|Say time remaining on timer with specified name|
|Cancel a timer,
Cancel a timer with name
“Cancel pizza timer”
Cancel timer with specified name
|Stop a ringing timer||
To stop a timer, you don’t need to say “Hey Google,” just say “Stop.” (English language only)
To control by touch:
|Pause timer||“Pause timer”||Pause timer|
|Resume timer||“Resume timer"
|Resume timer from the time it was paused|
You can set a sleep timer to turn off music that plays on your speaker or display. You can set one sleep timer per device.
|To do this:||Say "Ok Google" or "Hey Google," then:|
|Set a sleep timer||“Set a sleep timer for 30 minutes”
“Set a sleep timer at 9:30”
|Set sleep timer by duration||
"Play music, artist, genre or playlist for <duration>”
|Set sleep timer by time||"Play music, artist, genre or playlist until <time>"
"Stop music, artist, genre or playlist at <time>"
“Stop playing at <time>”
|Update a sleep timer
Note: When you create a new sleep timer, it will replace the existing sleep timer.
|Use any of the above voice commands|
Cancel music timer
Note: This only cancels the music timer. Your music will continue to play.
|“Cancel the sleep timer”|
|Ask about remaining time on timer||“How much time is left on the sleep timer?”
Control volume of timer by voice
|To do this:||Say “Ok Google” or "Hey Google," then:||Your speaker or display will:|
“Turn it up”
Google Home, Google Nest Mini (2nd gen), Google Home Mini (1st gen), Google Nest Audio, Google Nest Hub,
“Turn it down”
|Google Home, Google Nest Mini (2nd gen), Google Home Mini (1st gen), Google Nest Audio, Google Nest Hub,
Google Nest Hub Max: Decrease volume by a 10% decrement
Google Home Max: Decreases volume by a 5% decrement
|Set specific volume level||
“Volume level 5”
|Sets volume at a specific level. Scale is 1 to 10 or 1 to 100%|
|Maximize volume||"Max volume"||Sets volume at level 10|
|Minimum volume||"Minimum volume"||Sets volume at level one|
|Change volume by X amount||"Increase volume by 10%" "Decrease volume by 10%"||Changes volume by amount specified|
|Get current volume level||"What’s the volume?"||Says the current volume level|