Most households from Google Home start with just a smart speaker or screen, but if Google's announcement of fall products was any indication, it doesn't have to end there. Google Home ($ 99 at Walmart) speakers can do more when paired than they can alone, with probably the most popular project being the creation of an entire house sound system. As Google pointed out at the event, building a house-wide sound system that was previously an expensive, complicated process requires professional installation and expensive equipment. With Google Home, however, moving music throughout your home is just as expensive or difficult as adding more home speakers to the mix.
If you have already thought about expanding your Google Home array, now is a good time to go for it. Just this month, Google released updates on several product lines, including two Google Home devices: the new Google Nest Mini (formerly the Google Home Mini) and the updatedrouter and accent point. Not only will both of you fill your house with more music, when it comes to the Nest Wifi network, you will probably get a better wireless signal throughout your home to boot.
Here are some things to keep in mind if you "are looking to get hold of one of the new devices, as well as how to set up speaker groups and enjoy sounds from around the house when you have added more smart speakers.  Google Home Tips
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Should You Get a Nest Wifi or Nest Mini?
Google's new Nest Wifi network router and access points are virtually none brainer if you are already considering upgrading your current wireless installation. The router itself can be controlled with voice commands from any of your Google Home devices, and the access points that extend your wireless signal throughout your home will charge double duty as smart speakers.  If you want to add voice control or audio playback to more rooms in your home, to $ 49 (£ 49, AU $ 79) the updated Google Nest Mini is the cheapest way to do it. Besides, Google made significant internal improvements to this update, resulting in a stronger bass response and generally better sound compared to the previous model, making it a pretty decent speaker – even for music.
How to set home audio with Google Home
You do not have to wait until you have equipped every part of your house with a Google Home smart speaker to create a multispeaker system. All you need are at least two devices that can receive audio from Google Home. These can be Smart Home speakers or screens, or a stereo or TV equipped with Chromecast ($ 55 on eBay) either internally or with a plug-in dongle.
To create a speaker group, follow these steps:
1. Make sure all your devices are connected to the same network.
2. Open your Google Home app.
3. Make sure you are on Home menu (press little house icon in the lower left corner).
4. Tap Add .
5. Tap Create speaker group .
6. Touch each device you want to add to the group. A check mark appears next to the ones you select.
7. Tap Next enter a name for the group you just created and then press Save .
You can create as many groups as you want or need. For example, say you want a group that contains all the speakers throughout the house, but you might also want to create separate groups for speakers upstairs and downstairs.
Once you've set up your speaker groups, playing music through all speakers in a particular group is as simple as saying what you want to play and which speaker group you want to play through. For example, "OK, Google, play reggae radio on the whole house speaker group." Alternatively, "OK Google, play some Katy Perry on the speakers upstairs."
Once you have your entire audio system running, you may want to consider addressing the privacy issues that come with smart home technologies by changing the Google Assistant settings to protect your personal information. If you're having trouble installing your new devices, here are the three most common issues people have with Google Home. Finally, Google Home can play second fiddle to Amazon's smart speakers and Alexa, but you can still show off to your friends and family with these three things that only Google Home can do.
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