Link your music services and set your default service

You can link your music services and pick a music service as your default. This default service will be used first when possible.

Link your music services

  1. Make sure that your mobile device or tablet is connected to the same Wi-Fi network or linked to the same account as your speaker or display.
  2. Open the Google Home app Google Home app.
  3. At the top right, tap your account.
  4. Verify that the Google Account shown is the one linked to your speaker or display. To switch accounts, tap another account or Add another account.
  5. Go back to the home screen, and at the top left, tap Add   Music.
  6. To choose your default service, tap the music service that you would like to use. Your Assistant will use this service when you say “Hey Google, play music”. 
  7. Linking functionality:
    1. For YouTube, your accounts are automatically linked when you link your Google Account to your speaker or display. 
    2. For Spotify, Apple Music, Pandora and others, you will need to link your accounts.
      • To connect your account, tap a music service  Link account  sign in or sign up for the service and follow the in-app steps.  
      • To unlink an account, tap Unlink  Unlink account.
Note: For all services, Google Nest and Home devices currently support a single account per streaming service.

Learn how to listen to music on Google Nest and home speakers and displays.

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