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You can tell your Google Home what you want your Telstra Smart Home devices to do.

Please note: we’ve used examples of names you can give to different lights, groups of lights, and plugs.

How do I ask Google Home to control my Telstra Smart Home lights?

To turn a light on or off:

Say ‘Hey Google’ or 'Ok Google, turn on/off the bathroom light’

To dim a light

Say ‘Hey Google’ or ‘Ok Google, dim the lounge light

To brighten a light

Say ‘Hey Google’ or ‘Ok Google, brighten the kitchen light

To set the brightness to an exact level

Say ‘Hey Google’ or ‘Ok Google, set bathroom light to 50%’

To turn all the lights in a group on or off

Say ‘Hey Google’ or ‘Ok Google, turn on/off lights in master bedroom

To turn all the lights in your home on or off

Say ‘Hey Google’ or ‘Ok Google, turn on/off all of the lights’

How do I ask Google Home to control my Smart Power Plugs?

To turn a Smart Power Plug on or off:

Say ‘Hey Google’ or ‘Ok Google, turn on/off the iron smart plug

To turn all the Smart Power Plugs in a group on or off

Say ‘Hey Google’ or ‘Ok Google, turn on/off living area plugs

How do I ask Google Home to control my Smart Thermostats?

To adjust the temperature:

Say ‘Hey Google’ or ‘Ok Google, make it warmer/cooler’

Say ‘Hey Google’ or ‘Ok Google, raise/lower the temp’

Say ‘Hey Google’ or ‘Ok Google, raise/lower the temp two degrees’

Say ‘Hey Google’ or ‘Ok Google, set the temperature to 21’

To switch heating or cooling modes:

Say ‘Hey Google’ or ‘Ok Google, turn on the heat/cooling’

Say ‘Hey Google’ or ‘Ok Google, set the thermostat to cooling/heating’

Say ‘Hey Google’ or ‘Ok Google, turn thermostat to heat/cool mode’

To set the mode and temperature:

Say ‘Hey Google’ or ‘Ok Google, set the heat to 21’

Say ‘Hey Google’ or ‘Ok Google, set the air conditioning to 22’

To turn the Smart Thermostat off:

Say ‘Hey Google’ or ‘Ok Google, turn heat off’

Say ‘Hey Google’ or ‘Ok Google, turn cool off’

To turn the Smart Thermostat on:

Say ‘Hey Google’ or ‘Ok Google, turn on cooling’

Say ‘Hey Google’ or ‘Ok Google, turn on heating’

Good to know:

  • ‘Turn on thermostat’ will not work.

To set the Smart Thermostat in a particular room:

Say ‘Hey Google’ or ‘Ok Google, set the living room thermostat to 21’

To find out what the Smart Thermostat is set to:

Say ‘Hey Google’ or ‘Ok Google, what’s the temperature inside?’

Say ‘Hey Google’ or ‘Ok Google, what’s the thermostat set to?’

Good to know:

  • This doesn’t work if the thermostat is off.

 

 

 

 

 

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