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Create a shopping list

You can create a shopping list with Google Assistant on a Google Nest or Home speaker or display. Note: You don't need to be a Google Shopping user to create or manage shopping lists.

Note: If Digital Wellbeing is enabled, this feature may be restricted or blocked by Downtime, Filters or Do not disturb.

Learn more about Digital Wellbeing

Set up personalization

One person using a speaker or display

Personal results must be turned on to add or manage your shopping lists and buy items.

  1. Make sure your mobile device or tablet is connected to the same Wi-Fi network or linked to the same account as your speaker or display.
  2. Open the Google Home app Google Home app.
  3. At the top right, tap your account.
  4. Verify that the Google Account shown is the one linked to your display. To switch accounts, tap another account or Add another account.

  5. Go back to the home screen.
  6. Tap your device.
  7. At the top right, tap Settings  and then Recognition & sharing and then Recognition & personalization and then turn on Allow personal results.
Multiple people using speaker or display

If multiple users are using the same speaker or display, everyone who wants to receive personal calendar info on their device must link their Google Account and voice to their speaker or display, even the person who set it up. If you've already linked your Google Account and voice, skip these steps.

  1. Open the Google Home app Google Home app.
  2. Tap Home  and then Settings  and then Google Assistant and then Voice Match and then Other devices.
    • If you have more than one home, tap the home you want to add Voice Match to.
  3. Tap Get started and then follow the in-app steps.
    • Note: To turn on Voice Match automatically for new devices in the same home, turn on “Automatically enable on future devices.”

Create a list (optional)

Lists are automatically created when you start to use voice commands. However, you can manually create lists using the steps below:

  1. Open the Google Home app Google Home app.
  2. At the top right, tap your account.
  3. Verify that the Google Account shown is the one linked to your speaker or display. To switch accounts, tap the triangle next to the Google Account, then tap another account or Add another account.
  4. Go back to the home screen, then tap Settings .
  5. Scroll down to "Services," then tap Notes and lists.
  6. Tap Shopping lists and then Menu Menu and then Create new list.
  7. Enter your new list's name. Optional: To make this your primary list, tap the check box.
  8. Tap Done.

There's no limit to the number of lists you can create.

Add items to your list

Using your voice
To do this: Say "Ok Google" or "Hey Google," then:
Add item to list "Add paper towels to my shopping list"
Add multiple items to list "Add paper towels and batteries to my shopping list"
Ask what’s on list "What’s on my shopping list?"

Note: All items added with your voice are added to your primary list.
Manually add items to lists
  1.  Open the Google Home app Google Home app.
  2. At the top right, tap your account.
  3. Verify that the Google Account shown is the one linked to your speaker or display. To switch accounts, tap the triangle next to the Google Account, then tap another account or Add another account.

  4. Go back to the home screen, then tap Settings .
  5. Scroll down to "Services," then tap Notes and lists and then Your notes and lists.
  6. Select the list you want to use.
  7. Tap List item Add.
  8. Enter the name of the item you want to add to your shopping list, then tap Done.

Rename lists

  1. Open the Google Home app Google Home app.
  2. At the top right, tap your account.
  3. Verify that the Google Account shown is the one linked to your speaker or display. To switch accounts, tap the triangle next to the Google Account, then tap another account or Add another account.
  4. Go back to the home screen, then tap Settings .
  5. Scroll down to "Services," then tap Notes and lists and then Your notes and lists.
  6. Select the list you want to rename, then tap the existing name to edit.
  7. Delete the current name and enter a new one and then tap Done.

View all lists

  1. Open the Google Home app Google Home app.
  2. At the top right, tap your account.
  3. Verify that the Google Account shown is the one linked to your speaker or display. To switch accounts, tap the triangle next to the Google Account, then tap another account or Add another account.
  4. Go back to the home screen, then tap Settings .
  5.  Scroll down to "Services," then tap Notes and lists and then Your notes and lists.

Your lists will be under the "Lists" section.

Check items off lists

  1. Open the Google Home app Google Home app.
  2. At the top right, tap your account.
  3. Verify that the Google Account shown is the one linked to your speaker or display. To switch accounts, tap the triangle next to the Google Account, then tap another account or Add another account.
  4. Go back to the home screen, then tap Settings .
  5. Scroll down to "Services," then tap Notes and lists and then Your notes and lists.
  6. Tap your list, then tap the check box next to the items you want to check off. The items will be in the "Checked items" section of your list.

Share lists

Share lists

You can share your list with others. When you share a list, anyone with access to the list can add, remove or leave the list.

  1. Open the Google Home app Google Home app.
  2. At the top right, tap your account.
  3. Verify that the Google Account shown is the one linked to your speaker or display. To switch accounts, tap the triangle next to the Google Account, then tap another account or Add another account.
  4. Go back to the home screen, then tap Settings .
  5.  Scroll down to "Services," then tap Notes and lists.
  6. Tap Shopping lists.
  7. Select a list, then tap  and then Share .
  8. Enter a name or email, or scroll through your contact lists. The person you add will appear under "Shared with."
  9. Tap Save.
  10. The person will be sent an email where they can agree to be part of the shared list.
  11. When the person agrees to join the shared list, they need to make the shared list their primary list to start to view and manage the shared list.
View who is on shared lists
  1. Open the Google Home app Google Home app.
  2. At the top right, tap your account.
  3. Verify that the Google Account shown is the one linked to your speaker or display. To switch accounts, tap the triangle next to the Google Account, then tap another account or Add another account.
  4. Go back to the home screen, then tap Settings .
  5. Scroll down to "Services," then tap Notes and lists.
  6. Tap Shopping lists.
  7. Select a list, then tap .
  8. Under “Shared with,” you'll find a list of people you've shared the list with.

Remove people from shared lists
  1. Open the Google Home app Google Home app.
  2. At the top right, tap your account.
  3. Verify that the Google Account shown is the one linked to your speaker or display. To switch accounts, tap the triangle next to the Google Account, then tap another account or Add another account.
  4. Go back to the home screen, then tap Settings .
  5. Scroll down to "Services," then tap Notes and lists.
  6. Tap Shopping lists.
  7. Select a list, then tap .
  8. Under “Shared with,” you'll find a list of people you've shared the list with. Tap the X next to the person you want to remove from the shared list.

Delete lists

Delete items from lists
  1. Open the Google Home app Google Home app.
  2. At the top right, tap your account.
  3. Verify that the Google Account shown is the one linked to your speaker or display. To switch accounts, tap the triangle next to the Google Account, then tap another account or Add another account.
  4. Go back to the home screen, then tap Settings .
  5. Scroll down to "Services," then tap Notes and lists.
  6. To view your lists, next to "My shopping list," tap the Down arrow Down Arrow and then select the list you want to edit.
  7. Tap the item and swipe left. The item will be removed from your list.
Delete lists
  1. Open the Google Home app Google Home app.
  2. At the top right, tap your account.
  3. Verify that the Google Account shown is the one linked to your speaker or display. To switch accounts, tap the triangle next to the Google Account, then tap another account or Add another account.
  4. Go back to the home screen, then tap Settings .
  5. Scroll down to "Services," then tap Notes and lists.
  6. To view all lists, next to "My shopping list," tap the Down arrow Down Arrow.
  7. Next to the list you want to delete, tap More menu and then Delete and then Confirm.

Note: Only the list owner can delete a list.

What is the primary list?

All items added with your voice are added to this primary list.

To change the primary list, follow the steps below:
  1. Open the Google Home app Google Home app.
  2. At the top right, tap your account.
  3. Verify that the Google Account shown is the one linked to your speaker or display. To switch accounts, tap the triangle next to the Google Account, then tap another account or Add another account.
  4. Go back to the home screen, then tap Settings .
  5.  Scroll down to "Services," then tap Notes and lists.
  6. Tap Shopping lists and then Menu Menu.
  7. Next to the list you want to make primary, tap Menu More menu and then Make primary.

This is now the list that will be updated when you use voice commands.

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