How to connect and Setup Google Assistant with SmartThings

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Google Home
Open the Google Home app and tap the menu
Verify that the Google account that is listed is the one you used to set up Google Home. To switch accounts, click the dropdown arrow to the right of the account name
Tap Home control
Under Devices, tap the plus icon “+ in the bottom right
Tap SmartThings / Samsung Connect
Enter your SmartThings account email address and tap Next
Enter your password and tap Sign in
Choose your SmartThings Location in the From: menu
Tap Authorize
All devices and Routines from this Location will be authorized
You can assign your devices to rooms (see steps below), or tap Done>Got it

Android Mobile 6.0+
On your phone, long press the Home button to open the Google Assistant
Tap the blue icon in the top right
Tap the three vertical dots
Tap Settings
Tap Home control
Under Devices, tap the plus icon “+ inthe bottom right
Tap SmartThings/ Samsung Connect
Enter your SmartThings account email address and tap Next
Enter your password and tap Sign in
Choose your SmartThings Location in the From: menu
Tap Authorize
All devices and Routines from this Location will be authorized
You can assign your devices to rooms (see steps below), or tap Done>Got it
Assign your devices to rooms
By assigning your SmartThings devices to a room with Google Home Control, you can control multiple lights as a group. First, add rooms in Google Home Control and then assign devices to your rooms.
Note: Rooms set up in Google Home Control are completely separate from the Rooms in the SmartThings app. The Google Assistant will not recognize SmartThings Rooms, and you will need to assign your devices to rooms within Google Home Control in order to control them by room with the Google Assistant. Also, Routines cannot be activated through a command for a Room, so we do not recommend adding Routines to Rooms.
Google Home
Open the Google Home app and tap the menu
Tap Home control
Tap Rooms
Tap the plus icon +” in the bottom right
Select a room to add
To add a room that’s not listed, tap Custom Room at the bottom
Tap Done
Next, tap the Devices tab
Select a device you want to assign to a room
Tap Room
Select the room you would like to assign the device to
Tap the back arrow and repeat the process to add more rooms and assign more devices to your rooms
This completes the setup and you’re ready to control your SmartThingsdevices with your voice through the Google Assistant.
Android Mobile 6.0+
On your phone, long press the Home button to open the Google Assistant
Tap the blue icon in the top right
Tap the three vertical dots
Tap Settings
Tap Home control
Tap Rooms
Tap the plus icon in the bottom right
Select a room to add
To add a room that’s not listed, tap Custom Room at the bottom
Tap Done
Next, tap the Devices tab
Select a device you want to assign to a room
Tap Room
Select the room you would like to assign the device to
Tap the back arrow and repeat the process to add more rooms and assign more devices to your rooms

Give voice commands to Google Assistant
Here are some sample phrases for lighting and switch devices. For the Google Home speaker, you can use “Ok Google” and “Hey Google” interchangeably.
“Ok Google, turn on/off all lights.”
“Ok Google, turn on/off all switches.”
“Ok Google, turn on/off everything in the kitchen.”
“Ok Google, dim/brighten the lights in the living room.” (This will adjust the brightness by 20%)
“Ok Google,set the bedroom light to 10%.” (Brightness can be modified on a scale of 0-100%.)
“Ok Google, dim/brighten the bathroom light by 50%.”
“Ok Google, turn lights in the game room green.”
“Ok Google, turn on/off everything.”
“Ok Google, is the patio light on?”
“Ok Google, is the children’s light off?”
Note: The Google Assistant recognizes “lights,” “switches,” and “outlets” as different kinds of devices. E.g., if you say, “Ok Google, turn on the lights,” it will turn on smart light bulbs but may not turn on smart switches that are connected to lamps or other lighting fixtures. To control those switches, add the word “light” to the name or nickname of the device.
Here are some sample phrases for thermostats:
“Ok Google,set the living room thermostat to 70.”
“Ok Google, turn the thermostat up/down 5 degrees.”
“Ok Google, make it warmer/cooler.” (This will adjust the temperature by 2 degrees.)
“Ok Google, turn on the heat/cooling.” (This will change the mode and/or turn the thermostat on)
“Ok Google, turn thermostat to heat-cool mode.”
“Ok Google, turn off the thermostat.”
“Ok Google, what’s the temperature inside?”
“Ok Google, what’s the thermostat set to?”
Here are some sample phrases for Routines:
“Ok Google, run Good Morning.”
“Ok Google, activate Movie Time.”
Note: Google Assistant will only support Routines that trigger thermostats (US only) and lighting actions, door locking, arming Smart Home Monitor, and mode changes. For security reasons, your existing Routines may not work if they have an unsupported action or device, including but not limited to: unlocking locks, disarming Smart Home Monitor, and opening garage doors.

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