Updates to Google Nest devices

To enjoy the latest and greatest features available on Google Home, your device may need to update to the most recent software version. This is done automatically as part of setup so there's nothing you need to do to get the update.

Note: During the update, Google Home won't be able to answer questions or help you complete tasks. Wait until the update is complete to talk with your Google Assistant on Google Home.

Here's an overview of what you should expect during the update:

  • The Google Home app will provide indication of the setup progress.
  • You can check the LED light on the top of Google Home to verify it is still getting the update.
  • The update typically takes up to 10 minutes. If the update is taking much longer than expected, check if Google Home is still updating by checking the LED status. The light will be white and slowly spinning while getting the update.
  • If needed, reboot Google Home by unplugging it from the power source, waiting one minute, and plugging it back in. This will automatically restart the update.

If the issue persists, factory reset Google Home and try to set it up again, preferably on a 2.4GHz network, if available.

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