Turn on your Christmas tree lights with your Google Nest or Home speaker or display

Tired of searching under your tree for the Christmas lights and wall plug? With any Google Nest or Home speaker or display and a compatible smart plug, you can turn on your Christmas tree lights with just your voice!

What you need

Step 1. Set up your device

Set up your Google Home device.

Step 2. Set up a compatible smart plug

Set up the compatible smart plug.
Important: Name the smart plug "Christmas Tree” in the smart plug’s app. 

Step 3. Connect your Google Home device to a compatible smart plug

  1. Open the Google Home app Google Home app.
  2. Tap Add  Set up device Have something already set up?
  3. Tap the smart plug service, then follow the steps.
  4. When pairing is complete, tap Back  Back to return to Home.
  5. In the home screen of the Google Home app Google Home app, select your device.
  6. At the top right, tap Settings Settings icon Name > enter "Christmas Tree" Save.

Step 4. Plug your Christmas tree lights into a compatible smart plug 

Step 5. Turn on or off your Christmas tree lights with your voice 

To turn on your lights, say "Hey Google, turn on the/my Christmas tree." 

To turn off your lights, say "Hey Google, turn off the/my Christmas tree."

 

Turn on Christmas tree with Google Home

Fix a problem

Can't connect to the Wemo app

If you’re having trouble connecting to the Wemo app, turn off Wi-Fi scanning and Bluetooth.

From iPhone and iPad:

  1. Wi-Fi: Open Settings and then tap Wi-Fi and then turn off “Ask to join networks.” 
  2. Bluetooth: Open Settings and then tap Bluetooth and then turn off Bluetooth.

From Android:

The steps are different for different Android version numbers. 

  • Open Settings and then Security and Location and then Location and then Scanning and then turn off Bluetooth and Wi-Fi scanning.

or

  • Open Settings and then Location and then Menu  and then Scanning and then turn off Bluetooth and Wi-Fi scanning.

If you need help, call Wemo customer support at 1-800-223-5546.

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