How to set up a Google Nest Mini (or Home Mini)

We’ll walk you through the entire setup process for your new soundbar.


Since its launch, Google Nest Mini has proven to be one of the most useful tools you can have to start your smart home journey. It has all the great features like alarms, broadcast messages, and recipe instructions. The best part is that it is very cheap and compatible with a lot of other smart home devices on the market.


If you just bought one, here are the steps on how to set up your Google Nest Mini. These instructions also apply to the first generation Google Home Mini if ​​that’s what you have.


Set up a Google Home Mini or Nest Mini

Setting up your Google Home or Nest Mini is very simple and easy to do. Before getting started, make sure your phone is ready and connected to the internet. Then, you can start following the steps outlined here:

  1. Connect the Google Nest Mini using the power adapter and the cable that came with it. It will play a chime and ask you to download the Google Home app to your phone or tablet.
  2. Download the Google Home app on your device Android or iOS device. You will use this not only to set up your device but also for other subsequent uses. If you want to know more about this app, we have you covered What is the Google Home app and what is it used for.
  3. Launch the Google Home app.
  4. Click on start button.
  5. Choose a Google account to use. then press yes.
  6. to the main screen click above Add a plus symbol in the upper left corner.
  7. Choose Create a new home.
  8. Enter the nickname you want to call your home. Then click Complete.
  9. Fill in the details of your home address where you plan to use the Google Nest Mini. Google uses this to give you the most accurate results such as weather and traffic information. However, you can choose to skip this part.
  10. Back on the main screen, select File Add a plus symbol repeatedly.
  11. tap on Device Setup > New Device.
  12. Select the house you recently created. Then press next one.
  13. Allow access to the site by clicking on File next one button and select an option from the dialog.
  14. Turn on location services on your phone by tapping Settings button. Then, turn on your site.
  15. Turn on your phone’s bluetooth access. Just select a file his job button and choose Allow in the popup window.
  16. Wait for your phone to find the Google Nest Mini.
  17. Once you find your speaker, tap yes to complete. Your phone will then connect to the smart speaker.
  18. Once you have successfully connected to the speaker, you will hear a beep from it. tap on yes For confirmation.
  19. Share device stats and crash reports with Google by clicking Yes, I’m subscribed. Otherwise, skip this option by selecting No thank you.
  20. Determine the room in which you will permanently place the device. then press next one.
  21. Optionally, enter a custom name for your room before pressing Complete.
  22. Select the Wi-Fi network that your Google Nest Mini will connect to. Then press next one.
  23. Enter your Wi-Fi password and tap Connection.
  24. Wait for the Google Nest Mini to connect to the Wi-Fi network.
  25. Once connected successfully, press next one on the “Before using the Google Assistant” screen.
  26. Set up Voice Match by tapping Complete. You can also choose to set this up later. Voice Match will allow your smart speaker to recognize your voice and identify you from other people using the same device.
  27. Click on I agree Confirm that Voice Match is used on the devices in the home you selected earlier.
  28. Speak the phrases displayed on your phone to complete Voice Match setup.
  29. Save audio to improve Google’s audio technologies. You can choose to skip this by clicking not now.
  30. Optionally, press his job To enable personalized results. If personal results are enabled, the Google Nest Mini can provide you with relevant information, such as personal reminders, YouTube playlists, and Google Calendar events.
  31. Finish setup by clicking next one.

Now that you have successfully set up your Google Nest Mini, you can now start trying anything Google Home commands you want.

Start building your smart home with Google Home Mini or Nest Mini

With its price and compatibility, the Google Nest Mini is exactly what you need to get started building your smart home.

You will be amazed at how many things you can do with this device and we are sure that you will also love the Easter eggs. Enjoy using your newly prepared smart speaker.