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Turn on your Christmas tree lights with your 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

Find out how to set up your speaker or display.

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 speaker or display to a compatible smart plug

  1. Open the Google Home app .
  2. Tap Devices   Add   Works with Google Home Works with Google Home.
  3. Tap the smart plug service, then follow the steps.
  4. When pairing is complete, tap Back  Back to return.
  5. In the home screen of the Google Home app, touch and hold your device's tile.
  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 your Christmas tree lights on or off with your voice

  • To turn on your lights, say 'Hey Google, turn on the Christmas tree'.
  • To turn off your lights, say 'Hey Google, turn off the Christmas tree'.

Fix a problem

Can't connect to the Wemo app

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

From an iOS device:

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

From an Android device:

Note: The steps are different for other Android version numbers.

Open Settings and then Location and then Advanced settings and then turn off Wi-Fi scanning and Bluetooth scanning.


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

If you need help, contact Wemo support.

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