Move media from one cast device to another

Move music, podcasts, radio and YouTube videos currently streaming from your Google Nest or Home speaker or display, or Chromecast device to another Nest speaker, speaker group, display or Chromecast-connected device.

Supported devices

  • Google Home, Google Nest Mini (2nd gen), Google Home Mini (1st gen), Google Home Max, Google Nest Audio
  • Google Nest Hub or Google Nest Hub Max
  • Chromecast with Google TV, Chromecast (2nd or 3rd gen), Chromecast Ultra or Chromecast Audio
  • Speaker groups

Supported media

  • Any audio (except news and media playing via Bluetooth)
  • YouTube for videos

With the Google Assistant

Below are some ways to talk with your Google Assistant on your speaker or display when you move media from one device to another.

Note: This feature is currently only available in English.

To do this: Say 'Hey Google,' then:
Transfer media to another device 'Transfer to <device name>'
'Move the music to <device name>'
'Cast to <device name>'

 From your Nest display

 Google Nest Hub

  1. On your Nest Hub's Home screen, tap the active media card to bring up the media player.
  2. At the bottom left corner of the screen, tap Devices  to find the list of available devices and speaker groups.
  3. Select the device(s) to which you want to move your media.
  4. Deselect the device(s) from which you want to move your media.

 Google Nest Hub Max

  1. On your Nest Hub Max’s home screen, tap the active media card to bring up the media player.
  2. At the bottom left corner of the screen, tap Devices  to find the list of available devices and speaker groups.
  3. Select the device(s) to which you want to move your media. 
  4. Deselect the device(s) from which you want to move your media.

From the Google Home app

  1. Make sure that your mobile device or tablet is connected to the same Wi-Fi or linked to the same account as your Chromecast, or speaker or display.
  2. Open the Google Home app Google Home app
  3. Tap Media . A controller for what’s currently playing should appear. If there are multiple things playing in the home, scroll to the controller that you want.
  4. Select the device(s) to which you want to move your media. If you have more than three devices in your home, tap More devices  to display all of your devices.
  5. Untick the device(s) from which you want to move your media.
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