Link your TV to Google Home

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

What you'll need

The following Cast devices can play media on your TV using Google Home:

  • 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 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. From your home screen, tap the device that you want to link.

Tap Settings Settings icon > Add to a home > Choose your home > Next > Choose your room > Next

Set up and link a new TV

 

  1. Make sure that your mobile device or tablet is connected to the same Wi-Fi as your speaker or display.
  2. Open the Google Home app Google Home app.
  3. At the top left, tap Add  Set up device plus  Set up new devices in your home .
  4. Tap the home that you want to add the device to  Next.
  5. Tap the device that you want to set up  Next.
  6. Make sure that the code shown on the TV matches the code shown on your mobile device.
  7. Tap Yes, I'm in to send anonymous data that helps us improve devices, or tap No thanks to opt out. 
  8. Tap the room where you're setting your device up  Next.
  9. Tap the Wi-Fi network that you want to connect your device to  Next.
  10. Tap Next.
  11. Choose whether to receive emails about your device by tapping Sign up or No thanks.
  12. Choose which video services you want to add  Next.
  13. Tap Continue  Continue.

Note: If you get an 'Error when linking device' error message, you must Factory Data Reset (FDR) your Chromecast device.

​Unlink a device

  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. From your home screen, tap the device that you want to remove.
  4. Tap Settings  and then Remove device and then Remove.
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