Google stream transfer: Google Assistant makes it easier to move music, podcasts, and videos between devices
Many of us own multiple google home stream transfers and have set up multi-room audio to enable them to all take part in the same tunes simultaneously. There is, however, a useful feature that takes your own music-listening experience one stage further.
Maybe you have begun hearing music on a single Google Nest device, say, inside your kid’s bedroom while putting these to bed; however you took it to sit lower in your deck, for example, and continue hearing music through another Nest device available? Yes, that’s an oddly specific scenario; however, it highlights one of the numerous various ways people use their Google Assistant devices. Sure, you can enable multiroom audio. However, both loudspeakers could be playing — and also, the one out of your children’s room could be keeping them up.
Fortunately, google home stream transfer has developed an element known as stream transfer, which enables music to go wherever you go home. Google home stream transfer supports any audio (except news and media playing via Bluetooth) – even YouTube videos. Here’s what you ought to know about the feature and how it operates.
How to use Google’s stream transfer
It is simple to control stream transfer through Google Assistant voice instructions.
|Action:||Say, “OK Google…”|
|Transfer media to a different device||“Transfer to <device name>””Slowly move the music to <device name>.””Cast to <device name>”|
You may also control Google stream directly from the Nest device or even the Hub application. See Google’s support page for more information to find out more.
Which devices support Google’s stream transfer?
You can move music, podcasts, radio, and YouTube videos streaming out of your google home stream transfer, Home speaker or display, or Chromecast device to a different Nest speaker, speaker group, display, or Chromecast-connected device. This is the full listing of supported devices:
- Google Home, Google Nest Small (second-gen), Google Home Small (first gen), Google Home Max, Google Nest Audio
- Google Nest Hub and Google Nest Hub Max
- Chromecast with Google TV, Chromecast (second or 3rd gen), Chromecast Ultra, or Chromecast Audio
Which apps support Google’s stream transfer?
Stream transfer works with YouTube, YouTube Music, Spotify, Pandora, and other launch apps.
When will Google’s stream transfer be available?
Stream transfer first began moving in 2019. It’s now broadly available.
Want to know more?
Take a look at our guides on the internet Home, Nest Hub and Hub Max, Chromecast, and Google Assistant:
- Google Home, Home Max, Home Small, Nest Hub, and Max: How can they work?
- Google Chromecast: How to setup Chromecast
- What’s Google Assistant, and just what will it do?