How to set up and control bulbs compatible with Google Assistant

How to set up and control bulbs compatible with Google Assistant


The advent of intelligent assistants has also meant for many people also the arrival of the connected home, that being the first thing that we automate in our house lighting, installing bulbs smart to be able to be controlled with our voice through the Wizard of Google.

In the market we find a great variety of bulbs smart compatible with Google Assistant as the Philips HUE, Ikea Trådfri, TP-Link or Xiaomi Yeelight, still very easy link with Google Assistant to be able to be controlled by voice from our mobile or speaker Google Home. Below we will explain how to configure and control the bulbs smart with the Wizard of Google:


Link your bulbs to a Google Assistant and Google Home

The first thing we do is set up the bulbs according to the instructions of the manufacturer through their official app and Hub, if that is what you need to be able to connect your bulb to our WiFi network.

once you have configured the bulb already so we only have to link it to Wizard of Google from the app itself of Google, or the application Google Home.

Configure Device

to link To the bulbs from the Google Home we have to do these steps:

  1. Open Google Home.
  2. Click + that is in the top left.
  3. Tap “Configure device”.
  4. Tap “have You configured a device?”.
  5. look for the mark of the manufacturer of your light bulbs.
  6. log in to the website of the manufacturer to link its service with Google Assistant.
Control Home

Another way of linking the bulbs is directly from the Wizard of Google:

  1. Open the Wizard of Google.
  2. Click Browse.
  3. Tap the icon of your profile.
  4. Tap “Settings”.
  5. Click on the tab “Wizard”.
  6. Tap “Control the house”.
  7. look for the mark of the manufacturer of your light bulbs
  8. sign in with the account of the manufacturer to link its service with Google Assistant.
Control of the house

The next step, assign what room is each bulb and optionally give a name to each one that is then easier to know what bulb each lamp and where it is located, and also to the time to control them. Also the Wizard of Google will recognize the scenes that we have created from the application of the manufacturer.

Control of the house

How to control the light with the Assistant of Google

once connected the light bulbs with the Wizard of Google can already use your voice commands to control the lights from our house:

  • turn on or Turn off a light: “turn on/off the light”, “turn on/off [bulb] of the [room] from [room]”, “Turns on/off [light bulb]”, “Turns on/off [bulb] of the [room].

  • Lower the intensity of a light: “Low-intensity [light bulb]”, “Low brightness [light bulb]”, “Dims [light bulb]”, “Low brightness [light bulb] to the maximum”, “Dims [light bulb] to the maximum”.

  • turn Up the intensity of a light:”turn up the intensity of [bulb]”, “turn up the brightness [light bulb]”, “turn up the brightness [light bulb] to the maximum”.

  • Adjust the intensity of a light a certain percentage: “Sets the intensity of the [light bulb] to 50 %”, “Low brightness [light bulb] to 20%”, “turn up the brightness [light bulb] to 80%”.

  • raise or Lower the intensity of the lights a certain percentage:: “Low-intensity [light bulb] 50 %”, “Lowers the brightness of [bulb] 50%, “turn up the intensity of [bulb] 50 %”, “turn up the brightness [light bulb] 50%.”

  • Change the color of a light: “Changes the color of [bulb] to [color]”.

  • Change the color of all the lights: “to Change the color of all the lights [colour]”.

  • Turn on or off all the lights in the room: “turn on the lights [room]”, “turn Off the lights [room]”.

  • Turn on or off all lights: “Lights all of the lights”, “turn Off all the lights”.

  • to Activate or deactivate a scene: “turn on [scene]”, “Active [scene], “Off [scene]”, “Uncheck [scene]”.

How to control the light with the application Google Home

Google Home

If you do not want to use our voice to control the lights nor the application of the manufacturer can use the application Google Home. This app has shortcuts to turn on and turn off all the lights in the house or a room, to control the brightness and color of the bulbs, and enter in your settings to rename them, and assign them a room.

Google Home

If you have more than one bulb in a room Google Home the groups, and to control them manually on an individual basis we have to touch on “X-lights” to access the list of bulbs. Playing on the name of a bulb enter his complete control.

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How to set up and control bulbs compatible with Google Assistant
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May 30, 2020