Control volume of Google Nest and Google Home speakers and displays

There are several ways to control the volume of the Google Assistant, your media, timers, and alarms on Google Nest and Google Home devices.

Control volume by voice

Control volume using these voice commands.
To do this: Say "Ok Google or “Hey Google,” then: Your device will...
Increase volume "Turn it up"

Google Home, Google Nest Hub, Google Nest Hub Max,
Google Nest Mini, and Google Home Mini: Increase volume by a 10% increment

Google Home Max: Increases volume by a 5% increment

Decrease volume "Turn it down"

Google Home, Google Nest Hub, Google Nest Hub Max,
Google Nest Mini, and Google Home Mini: Decrease volume by a 10% decrement

Google Home Max: Decreases volume by a 5% decrement

Set specific volume level "Volume level five / Volume to 65%" Sets volume at a specific level. Scale is 1-10 or 1-100%.
Maximize volume "Max volume" Sets volume at level 10
Minimum volume "Minimum volume" Sets volume at level 1
Change volume by X amount "Increase volume by 10%", "Decrease volume by 10%" Changes volume by amount specified
Hear current volume level "What’s the volume?" Says the current volume level

Control volume by touch

Google Home Google Home
To do this: Touch the device like this: Image
Turn up the volume  Swipe clockwise on the top of the device. 
Turn down the volume  Swipe counterclockwise on the top of the device. 

Googel Nest Mini Google Nest Mini (2nd gen)

Note: The Google Nest Mini (2nd gen) has a wall mount screw slot on the back. If your device doesn’t have a wall mount screw slot, it is a Google Home Mini (1st gen).
To do this: Touch Google Nest Mini like this: Image
Turn up the volume 

Tap on right side of Nest Mini.

10 total taps will be maximum volume.

Note: This only adjusts the volume of media and your Google Assistant. At volume level 0, all media will be muted but your Google Assistant will still speak at a minimum level. It doesn’t adjust the volume of alarms and timers.

Google Nest Mini volume up
Turn down the volume 

Tap on left side of Nest Mini. 

10 total taps will mute the audio.

Note: This only adjusts the volume of media and your Google Assistant. At volume level 0, all media will be muted but your Google Assistant will still speak at a minimum level. It doesn’t adjust the volume of alarms and timers.

Google Nest Mini volume down

Google Home Mini Google Home Mini (1st gen)

To do this: Touch Google Home Mini like this: Image
Turn up the volume 

Tap on right side of Home Mini.

10 total taps will be maximum volume.

Note: This only adjusts the volume of media and your Google Assistant. At volume level 0, all media will be muted but your Google Assistant will still speak at a minimum level. It doesn’t adjust the volume of alarms and timers.

Turn down the volume 

Tap on left side of Home Mini. 

10 total taps will mute the audio.

Note: This only adjusts the volume of media and your Google Assistant. At volume level 0, all media will be muted but your Google Assistant will still speak at a minimum level. It doesn’t adjust the volume of alarms and timers.

Google Home Max Google Home Max
To do this: Touch Google Home Max like this: Image
Turn up the volume 


Horizontal placement: Swipe from left to right along the line located on the top of Max.

Vertical placement: Swipe up along the line located on the right side of Max.

 


Turn down the volume 

Horizontal placement: Swipe from right to left along the line located on the top of Max.

Vertical placement: Swipe down along line located on the right side of Max.

 


 Google Nest Hub

To do this: Touch Google Nest Hub like this: Image
Turn up the volume Press the upper volume button on the back of Google Nest Hub.
Turn down the volume Press the lower volume button on the back of Google Nest Hub.

 

Google Nest Hub Max
To do this: Touch Nest Hub Max like this: Image
Turn up the volume Press the upper volume button on the back of Nest Hub Max.
Turn down the volume Press the lower volume button on the back of Nest Hub Max.

 Control Volume from the Google Home app

  1. Make sure your mobile device or tablet is connected to the same Wi-Fi as your Google Home or Google Nest device.
  2. Open the Google Home app Google Home app.
  3. In the app, tap Media.
  4. On your media controller, you will see what is currently playing.
  5. At the bottom of the media controller, tap your device to adjust the volume.
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