Send information from Google Home to your phone

Your Google Assistant on Google Home can send information to your phone and help you learn more about the topic. This includes things like directions, traffic information, and sports standings.


Note: If Digital Wellbeing is enabled, this feature may be restricted or blocked by Downtime, Filters, or Do not disturb. Please go here for more information on Digital Wellbeing.


What you need

  • An iOS phone connected to mobile data or Wi-Fi
  • Add your phone number to your Google Account
    1. Go to thenPhone and then Add recovery phone and then follow the steps. 

Step 1. Set up personalization 

If multiple people are using the same Google Home device, everyone who wants to ring their own phone must link their Google Account and voice to Google Home, even the person who set up Google Home.

If you're the only person using Google Home, or you've already linked your Google Account and voice, skip this step. 

Link your Google Account and voice to a Google Home device
  1. Open the Google Home app Google Home app.
  2. At the top right, tap your account.
  3. Verify that the Google Account shown is the one linked to your Google Home or Google Nest device. To switch accounts, tap another account or Add another account.
  4. Go back to the home screen, then tap Settings .
  5. Scroll down to "Google Assistant services," then tap More settings.
  6. Tap Assistant  Voice Match  Add devices.
  7. Make sure any devices you want to link your voice to are checked.
  8. Tap Continue  Next I agree.
  9. Follow the in-app steps.
  10. To hear personal information, you must turn on Personal results. Tap I agree and proceed with the Voice Match setup.
  11. To invite others to set up Voice Match for tailored results, tap Invite, choose your communication method, and send the invite. To skip this step, tap No thanks.

Step 2. Find your phone!

Say "Ok, Google find/ring my phone" and your Google Assistant will call your phone.

Note: You won't hear your phone if it:

  • Is set to silent
  • Doesn't have a cellular signal
  • Isn't connected to the internet


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