Turn off the Google Assistant on Nest Wifi point

Nest Wifi points have a built-in speaker with the Google Assistant, so you can play music, manage your Wi-Fi network, find answers, control your connected devices, and more using just your voice. 


You can adjust the Nest Wifi point speaker volume and light brightness from your device settings. This is a good option if you want to customize the volume and brightness of the point for your home but still want to use the Assistant.

Adjust the volume and brightness of your Nest Wifi point

Adjust the volume

Turn up the volume 

Tap on the right side of Nest Wifi point.

10 total taps will be maximum volume.

Note: This only adjusts the volume of media and your Google Assistant. At volume level 0, all media will be muted but your Google Assistant will still speak at a minimum level.  It doesn’t adjust the volume of alarms and timers

Nest Wifi point volume up
Turn down the volume

Tap on the left side of Nest Wifi point. 

10 total taps will mute all audio except your Google Assistant.

Note: This only adjusts the volume of media and your Google Assistant. At volume level 0, all media will be muted but your Google Assistant will still speak at a minimum level.  It doesn’t adjust the volume of alarms and timers

Nest Wifi point volume down

Adjust the bottom light brightness

  1. Open the Google Home app Google Home app.
  2. From the Home tab, select your Nest Wifi point.
  3. Tap Settings .
  4. Adjust the LED brightness using the slider under “Bottom light brightness.”

Turn off the Google Assistant on your Nest Wifi point

You can turn off the Google Assistant at any time by following the steps below.

Turn off the microphone

Turning off the microphone prevents the Nest Wifi point from listening or responding to your queries. You can continue to use it as a speaker via Cast or Bluetooth.

  1. Turn the microphone off using the switch on the back of Nest Wifi point, next to the power cord. 
  2. You’ll know the microphone is off when the on/off switch displays orange.

Nest Wifi point mic on-off

​Turn off the mute light on the Nest Wifi point

When the microphone on Nest Wifi point is off, you’ll see a glowing orange light under the device. You can choose to turn this glowing orange light off under the device settings.

  1. Open the Google Home app Google Home app.
  2. From the Home tab, select your Nest Wifi point.
  3. Tap Settings .
  4. Switch on Turn off mute light.

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