Hear a sound after saying “Ok Google”

When Google Home hears the hotword ("Ok Google" or "Hey Google"), it records what you say and sends the recording to Google to fulfil your request.

To hear a brief sound at the start and/or end of your request:  

  1. Make sure that your mobile device or tablet is connected to the same Wi-Fi as your Google Home device.
  2. Open the Google Home app Google Home app.
  3. Scroll down until you find the device that you would like to control.
  4. Tap the device.
  5. In the top-right corner of the device card, tap Settings Settings icon.
  6. Scroll down to device info.
  7. Tap Accessibility.
  8. If you want to hear a sound only after saying “Ok Google”, turn on the toggleOn next to Play start sound and leave the Play end sound slider off Off.

  9. If you want to hear a sound after Google Home after saying "Ok Google" and after Assistant stops listening, turn on the toggleOn next to Play start sound and Play end sound On


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