With Google Nest Mini, you are already connected to your life and home in so many convenient ways. So, it makes sense to take the step to get yourself connected to the music you love. Google Nest Mini uses the convenience of the Google Home app to connect you to your preferred radio and music services. Connect popular choices such as SiriusXM, Amazon Music, iHeart Music, Pandora, and more.
Using your home Wi-Fi network to connect your favorite music, news, and podcast sources to your Google Nest Mini is a convenient way to enjoy these services throughout your home. Connecting is as easy as following the steps you will find here to get you listening right away. Keep reading to see how to connect your favorite streaming radio service and start listening.
By using the Google Home app on your Android or iOS device, combined with the Wi-Fi connection in your home or business, you will enjoy the convenience of listening to your favorites at any time. Currently, linking your Google Nest Mini to radio services is only available in the US and Canada.
While there are many radio services you can connect to your Google Nest Mini, below, you will discover the requirements to cast and play the most popular choices out there.
|SiriusXM||Pandora||iHeartRadio||Amazon Music||Local Radio|
|Connect to home Wi-Fi||X||X||X||X||X|
|Casting from Amazon Music App (Android Only)||X|
|Play using Google Home app||X||X||X||X|
|Use voice controls on Google Nest Mini||X||X||X||X|
To see a video explaining the Google Home app and how it interacts with your Google Nest Mini, click here. There are explanations for other apps that also work with Google Nest Mini, including YouTube and Deezer.
After you have set up your Google Nest Mini by connecting your favorite radio services, you will be able to use your voice to control your content. After saying the wake word for your device, “Hey Google,” use the following commands to take charge of all your radio choices:
There are steps you can take to troubleshoot issues with your Google Nest Mini not playing the content you ask for. Try these common suggestions to resume your music playback:
Listening to your favorite radio choices has never been more enjoyable when you choose Google Nest Mini. With so many choices, connected entertainment is just a click or a voice command away!
Want to use your Google Nest Mini with a music streaming service, such as Spotify? Click here to learn more about how to use Spotify with the device.