Requirements for Google Home and Chromecast devices

What you’ll need

  • A Google account
  • A Home wifi network
  • One of the following mobile devices:
    • An Android phone running  Android 5.0 and higher
    • An Android tablet running Android 6.0 and higher
    • An iPhone or iPad with iOS 11.0 and higher
  • The Google Home App

You can download the Google Home app from the Google Play Store or the App Store

Note: You can’t set up Google Home on a computer.

Mobile device display language

Important: To update Google Assistant settings for Google Home, your mobile device’s display language must be set to English (United States, United Kingdom, Canada or Australia), French (France and Canada), German, Japanese, Italian and Spanish (Spain and Mexico). Note: Changing your device's system language doesn't mean that your Google Assistant supports other languages.

Here's how to change your mobile device's display language. 

To learn about technical specifications for Google Home devices, read the Google Home specifications article.

Google Home is available to purchase in Australia, Austria, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, and United States.

The Google Assistant on Google Home is available in English (U.S., U.K., Canada, Australia, India, Singapore), Canadian French, French, German, Japanese, Italian, Korean, Danish, Dutch, Norwegian, Swedish and Spanish (Spain and Mexico). 

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