Minimum OS requirements for Google Home

Here are the minimum OS requirements for Google Home and Chromecast devices.

 Mobile device operating system (OS) requirements

Use the Google Home app on compatible mobile devices to set up your Google Home or Chromecast device.

The Google Home app Google Home app is compatible with 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

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 only 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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