How can I install Google Home

Install Google Home Apps - This is how it works

Google Home, Google's smart voice assistant, can be linked to numerous apps. You can find out what these are and how to install them in our article.

Smart speakers are becoming more and more popular in more and more households. So does Google's voice assistant, the so-called Google Home. With the associated Google Home app, you can not only control your smart home, but also control a number of apps. You can also connect some external applications to Google Home. We, the DEINHOME team, will show you the best external applications that are compatible with Google Home.

Connect apps to Google Home

  1. Open the Google Home app.
  2. Pick the point Set up and add. There you can add Google Home compatible apps.
  3. Under Music and audio Connect streaming services like Spotify. Songs can be linked by voice command

Google Home Apps - The Most Popular

The smart voice assistant from Google is quite open to other applications, so you have the option of creating a link.

The following external apps can be connected to Google:

  • Music & Audio: Spotify, Google Play, Tune In, Deezer etc.
  • Entertainment: Youtube, Netflix, Maxdome, Prosieben, ZDF etc.
  • News and publications: Tagesschau, n-tv, NDR-Info, Bild, Deutsche Welle, Deutschlandfunk etc.
  • Smart Home: Philips, tp-link, Wemp and Google Chromecast, WiZ, Lifx, tado etc.

Commands to launch Google Home Apps

  • "Ok Google, play my work playlist on Spotify"
  • "Ok Google, show" Bares für Rares "on ZDF"
  • "Ok Google, show" Jane the Virgin "on Netflix"
  • "Ok Google, show" Joko versus Klaas "on Prosieben"
  • "Ok Google, play the news"

Note, however, that apps such as Netflix, Maxdome or Spotify have to take out paid subscriptions. Otherwise they cannot be used to their full extent via Google Home.

You can read how to set up Google Home in our article Set up Google Home - How it works.