Controlling your smart home with a voice assistant tends to be very useful. That's why Homey features integration with Google Assistant / Google Home, allowing you to interact with the connected devices by voice and run your favorite Flows. This article explains how to set up the integration.
- On your Android or iOS device, open the
Google Homeapp. Alternatively, you can install it from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store.
- In the Google Home app, select
Set up device→
Works with Google
- Search and select
Homeyin the list of brands.
- Log in with your Athom account and follow the on-screen instructions.
From now on, you can invoke basic commands such as
"Hey Google, turn everything off" or
"Hey Google, dim the Kitchen Light to 50%".
Enabling synchronization with Google (optional)
Additionally, Homey can synchronize the live status, name, and zone of your devices with Google Home. This might improve the speed of certain voice commands.
To better protect your privacy, this functionality must be manually enabled in the Homey app.
- In the
Homeyapp, navigate to
- Enable synchronization by tapping the switch at the bottom of the screen.