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How do I integrate Element with Google Home?

Using Sengled Element Hub With Google Home                              

Set up your Google Home device

The initial steps are for first-time Google Home app users. If you’re already set up a Google Home device and are setting up another device, you can skip to step 7. 

  1. Plug in Google Home. 
  2. Install the Google Home app
  3. Make sure to connect your mobile device/tablet to the same Wi-Fi network that you intend to use to set up your Google Home device.
  4. Open the Google Home app by tapping the app icon on your Android device.
  5. Tap Get Started.
  6. Confirm Google Account: Choose which Google Account you want to link to Google Home. You can also add a different account if you don’t see the account you want to use listed. Tap

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  1. Permissions: 
    1. ​Location services - If you don’t have Location services on, tap Go to settings find the Google Home app  turn on Location services go back to the Google Home app. 
    2. Location access - Location access is needed to find nearby devices that need setup. Tap

 

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  1. Skill add ON: From the top left corner of the home screen, tap 'Menu' and navigate to 'Home Control' tab. Tap the plus sign in the lower right corner and select 'Sengled Home' from the list of partners.
  2. Scanning for Google Home devices: The Google Home app scans for nearby devices that are plugged in and ready to set up.
    1. If no devices are found, and you’re setting up a device, tap Yes, Tap​​
    2. YOU SHOULD SEE ALL BULBS UNDER THE SENGLED APP IN THE Google Home App.
  3. Found devices: 
    1. If one device is found, tap
    2. If multiple devices are found, choose the device you want to set up
    3. If you don’t see your device, tap Don’t see your device. 

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  1. Connecting to your new device: The app will now connect your phone to your new Google Home so that you can configure it. Note:You will be prompt with the following notification during this step, "Your phone may disconnect from Wi-Fi during setup".
  2. Room selection: Choose the room where your device is located. This helps you identify the device when you want to cast to it. Tap
    • You can create a custom room room by tapping Add custom room type in Room name
  3. Wi-Fi connection:Choose the Wi-Fi network you want to connect to your device. Tap Next. If you don’t see your Wi-fi network, tap Other Wi-Fi Network...  

 

  1. Set up is successful. You're all done! 
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