How to Setup Smart Plug With Google Home

By connecting Google Home with a smart plug, you can control and schedule all devices connected to the smart switch by voice commands through Google Assistant. Here we will guide you step by step how to setup smart plug with google home with a smart switch.

Then we will also discuss how you can set-up routine/schedule for your devices using Goggle Home so that you can control multiple devices with one voice command or schedule your devices to work at certain times and days of the week. Later on, we also discuss the basic safety guidelines regarding Google home and smart plug connection.

The smart plug can be connected through apps like smart life app, google home. A smart life app is ie suitable for smart switches smart lights. Almost every smart plug works in smart life app including Alexa, Samsung, wemo and many others.

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  1. TP-LINK Kasa 2-Outlet Smart Wi-Fi Plug
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  3. AUKEY Wi-Fi Smart Plug

Step by Step Guide on How to Setup Smart Plug With Google Home

Part 1

At first, we will discuss how to set your smart plug with smart life app.

Part 2

In that section, we will show you how to connect your smart plug app with google home and how to customize your google assistant to make your desirable routine. You also learn how to use multiple smart life products into one app and link with google home.

Note if you set your smart plug with google home then you might not need other apps.

To set up a smart plug with Google Home using Smart Life App, you need to follow some steps.

Step 1

Just unzip the Smart Plug and plug it into the correct outlet. Next, you will need the Smart Life app. this app works for Google, Amazon, Gosoud, Ce, kasa, Wemo all popular smart plug. So download it Now. You need to register it. The app is available for both android and ios.

Step 2

When your Smart Life application is ready, it will display the Create a Family option. Click option Create family and then specify the name of your choice. Press done and it will give you a message family created successfully.

Step 3

In this step, you should now able to see the Welcome Home screen. This screen allows you to control and configure all your devices. To add a new device, just tap the add (+) icon in the upper right corner. Now you see the option Electric outlet and tap it

Step 4

Now you must ensure that your Smart Plug is visible to Smart Life and other applications. Hold Power button of the smart plug until the right corner flashes. When It blinks, It will be discoverable to other devices.

Step 5

Now we need to configure it on our Wi-Fi network. Select your network and enter the password to confirm. The device will start to connect. Wait a few minutes to complete.

Step 6

Now just select the room in which the Smart Plug is located in, click completed. And you will receive a notification. It says the socket is turned on. The Smart Life app set up is completed.

You should now be able to access the Google Home app. It also works with google home mini. Download it now if you have not already done so.

After completing PART 1 you will be able to work your smart plug through smart life app. If you want to add your smart plug with google home or  google home mini then you need to complete the part 2

PART 2

How to set up smart plug with google home

GOOGLE HOME will give you some great features including voice command. So In order to set latest smart life app with google home you have to follow some steps:

Step 1

At first, you should download the home app from play store and launch the app.

Step 2

There you will enter into add (+) and tap the set up device.  A screen appears with two option just Choose have something already set up?

Step 3

Now in your search bar just type smart life app and search it. When you find the app you just click the app.

Step 5

In that stage, you need to log into your Smart life app in order to authorize google home to get access to your smart devices.

Note: make sure you have used the same account in both apps. Check if you are connected with the same network.

Step 6

Now you have to link it with google home. When it is found just tap smart plug and go ahead. Select a room for this and press it next.

Now google home will help to begin your journey with supreme home automation.

Google home will help you to make routines .it is one of the main features of google home. You can use both readymade routine or you can customize it.

How to use the default routine of google home

Routine will help you to lead a disciplined life. google home will help to set the routine. It is like if you won’t hear music at night. then just set the time into google home it will serve your desire.

Step 1

At first, open the google home app and go to the settings.

Step 2

Then you have to scroll down to Google Assistant services you will see more settings just press it.

Step 3

Now you should select Assistant and after that press routines.

Step 4

Now you will see many ready-made routines. Choose the best one that suits you. After that, you call your action.

Note: you can maintain the settings for individual actions by just pressing Settings.

If you want to create a custom routine in google home.

First of all, you have to make sure that your mobile is connected to the same wifi as well as google home. Next, you have to follow the below steps.

How to set custom routine in google home

Step 1

Press the setting option.

Step 2

Then you have to scroll down to Google Assistant services you will see more settings just press it.

Step 3

Now you should select assistant and go-to routines.

You can use  multiple smart plugs to work together to automate your room

Note: make sure your wifi network has a speed of 2.4 GHz.

Step 4

In that stage, you must select Add a routine. Just tap (+) the button

Step 5

Now you will see three conditions.

At first, you have to activate your routine by entering a phrase

Under when

  • Tap add commands  >Add > enter you want to say to trigger the routine.
  • Then press ok and save it. Meanwhile, you can reschedule your routine according to your time.

In order for scheduling routine set up in google home

  • Press Set a time and day (optional) > pick a time for this routine.
  • Choose the schedule 
  • Under > pick a day it should repeat.
  • Select > which speaker will start it.
  • After that, you may choose whether want to get notified on your phone or not.
  • Press ok.

Step 6

Under assistant will

  • Press Add action > Enter what assistant should do. you can choose from popular action.

Note: you can not assign multiple voice queries

Step 7 (optional)

  • Under and then play
  • Press Add media.
  • Then press the exact circle next to the media source.
  • Note you can rearrange what plays by just pressing settings.
  • Then just add it save it.

How to Set up Kasa smart plug with google home.

If you want to set your Kasa smart plug with google home you have to follow some steps given below.

Step 1

Install google home app and open the app. Add option appears on your screen just tap it.

Step 2

After that just press the setup device option.  It will give you many options to choose from. Just choose Have something already Set up.

Step 4

Now you enter into manage your accounts It will ask you to link with Kasa app. Just search Kasa app and press it. It will ask you to authorize the connection between the smart plug and google home.

Step 5

Now google home has access to all your Kasa devices. Select your device and save it in a room in order to go.

How to link multiple smart products in one app and connect to the google home

Install a smart life app.

Step 1

At first, launch the google home app and tap the menu bar. Select home control.

Step 2

After entering in-home control just tap the (+) option. It will offer you to add the device. Add smart life App.

Step 3

Now you have to authorize your smart app to google assistant .in order to do that you need to login into your app account.

Step 4

Now you able to see all devices. assign to a room for each individual device.

Step 5

In that stage ask google home to “sync my devices”. It will automatically sync all devices.  Now you will able run those smart plugs into one device just google home. You do not need individual apps and now you run the device into the same time with one account.

How to set multiple person voice in the google home

Google home offer you to use 6 different people’s voice along with their custom made choice. when you log into you account google will recognize your voice according to the account. It will help you to personalize your account with your own choice and interest.

In order to use multi-user follow the steps

Step 1

  • At first, download google home app

Step 2

Second launch the google home app. Make sure you are logged into a certain Gmail account. The Gmail account will be available in your profile picture below.

Step 3

Now go to your devices option right-left of the corner of your phone. It will take to go the google home apps. here you can see google home multi-users is available. Just click it.

Step 5

Now you will be asked to customize your voice through google assistant. Just click continue. Now you will give your voice. google assistant will recognize your voice and update it.

Note: each individual account has its own voice.

Step 6

Now you are all set to go. Just to tap continue. Now a message appears to invite others to use google home . just tap in no thanks for the next action.

Step 6

In that step, you go to google home again. Just tap the settings. It will help you to personalize your information.

In that method, you need to have a different Gmail account.  hope you will enjoy Google home assistant about multi-purpose use.

Bottom line

We are at the end of our very details guide of how to setup smart plug with google home. I have tried to make it easy to understand to you and I hope now you will be able to set up smart plug with google home without any professional.

We love to hear from you, if you still have any problem to add smart life plug to google home please feel free to contact us or comment below our article.

Have a nice day!

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