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How to Use Shortcuts with Google Home and Assistant

July 26, 2017

Let’s learn a bit about one of Google Assistant’s best hidden features.

Did you know that you can set up shortcuts in Google Assistant? Neither did I! I took a look at the feature and made a little video to show it off. Hopefully you can come up with some more clever shortcuts than I have!

Google Home
Google Home
  • Play tunes from services like YouTube Music, Google Play Music, Pandora, and Spotify
  • Get answers to things you want to know including the latest on weather, traffic, finance, sports, and more
  • With your permission, Google Home can help you with things like your commute and flight information
  • Ask Google Home to stream videos to your TV with Chromecast or to turn up your Nest thermostat
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