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Connect your Google Nest speaker or display to Wi-Fi

Google Nest or Home speakers and displays can only remember one Wi-Fi network at a time. To connect to or change Wi-Fi networks, follow the steps below:

Connect your speaker or display to a new Wi-Fi network

If your device isn't currently connected to a Wi-Fi network, set up the device in the Google Home app.

  1. Open the Google Home app Google Home app.
  2. Tap Devices Add Google Nest or partner device Google Nest or partner device.
  3. Follow the in-app steps.

If these steps don't solve the issue, you'll need to factory reset your speaker or display, then set it up again.

Change the Wi-Fi network of your speaker or display

If your speaker or display is already set up on a Wi-Fi network but you need to change your Wi-Fi password or connect it to a new network, you'll need to forget your current Wi-Fi network and set up the device in the Google Home app again.

  1. Open the Google Home app Google Home app.
  2. Tap and hold your device's tile.
  3. Tap Settings Settings and then Device information.
  4. Tap Wi-Fi and then Forget This network.
  5. Return to the Google Home app home screen and follow the setup steps above to connect your device to a new Wi-Fi network.

If you get an error message that says "could not communicate with your [device]" when you try to forget your network, or the steps above don't work, you'll need to factory reset your device and set it up again.

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