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Link your TV to your Google Nest or Home speaker or display

When you link your TVs and Google Nest or Home speakers or displays, you can use Google Assistant to control music and video.

What you need

The following Cast devices can play media on your TV using speakers or displays:

  • Chromecast
  • Chromecast Ultra
  • TV with Chromecast built-in

Link a TV or Chromecast that’s already set up and connected to your network

  1. Make sure your phone or tablet is connected to the same Wi-Fi or linked to the same account as your speaker, display, Chromecast, or Pixel Tablet.
  2. Open the Google Home app Google Home app.
  3. Tap Favorites or Devices
  4. Tap and hold your device's tile.
  5. Tap Add to a room  Choose a home  Next Move device.
  6. Under "Where is this device?" choose a room  tap Next.

Link a new TV or Chromecast that’s set up and connected to Wi-Fi

  1. Make sure your phone or tablet is connected to the same Wi-Fi or linked to the same account as your speaker, display, Chromecast, or Pixel Tablet.
  2. Open the Google Home app Google Home app.
  3. Tap Devices Add Google Nest or partner device Google Nest or partner device.
  4. Tap the home you want to add the device to  Next.
  5. Tap the device you want to set up. The app will search for available devices and guide you through the rest of the setup.

Note: If you get an "Error when linking device" error message, you must factory reset your Chromecast device.

​Unlink a device

  1. Make sure your phone or tablet is connected to the same Wi-Fi or linked to the same account as your speaker, display, Chromecast, or Pixel Tablet.
  2. Open the Google Home app Google Home app.
  3. Tap Favorites or Devices
  4. Tap and hold your device's tile.
  5. Tap Settings  and then Remove device.

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