How to Turn Your Google Home Into a Bluetooth Speaker Namrata Gogoi 02 Jan 2018 If you own a Google Home device, you may already know about its incredible features. But what makes this Google Assistant-powered smart speaker stand out from the rest is its ability to play songs online. While you have to enable an assortment of third-party skills on Amazon Alexa, the Google Home takes the speaker experience to a whole new level as it supports most of the major music streaming apps that have the option to cast.However, that's not all this smart speaker is capable of. Your Google Home can also double up as a Bluetooth speaker. This feature, introduced in August 2017, gets rid of the hassles of connecting to the Wi-Fi network or enabling the Guest mode and turns your Home device into a Bluetooth speaker in a jiffy.So, let's see how to play music through Bluetooth on the Google Home.Also Read: 6 Best Waterproof Bluetooth Speakers Under Rs. 6,000Step 1: Enable Bluetooth PairingGo to the Device settings at the upper-right corner of the Google Home app and tap on the three-dot menu. Tap on Settings, scroll down and hit the Enable Pairing Mode option located inside the Paired Bluetooth Devices settings. The Enable Pairing Mode lets you pair any number of smartphones at a given time. However, when it comes to playing songs, only one device will be able to play songs.Also See: 13 Cool Google Assistant Tips for Power UsersStep 2: Search for the DeviceOne it's switched on, any phone will be able to connect to the Google Home device. All you have to do is enable the pairing mode using the smartphone just as you'd do with any other Bluetooth device.Step 3: Connect and EnjoyOnce done, sit back and play your locally saved songs, podcasts or even YouTube videos via Bluetooth. It's as easy as pie.You can also use voice commands to control the playback on Google Home. Just say "Hey Google, enable Bluetooth pairing". Plus, you can also adjust the Bass and Treble of the speaker through the app. Just head over to the Equaliser option and modify the settings as per your choice.How to Unpair a Connected DeviceUnpairing a smartphone is also an easy process. Just hit the tiny cross (x) icon at the upper-right corner on the card beside the particular device. Fun Fact: Did you know that Bluetooth 5.0 quadruples the range of its predecessor? Check more awesome Bluetooth 5.0 facts here.Try Google Home's Nifty ShortcutsAnother cool trick of the Google Home is its Shortcuts. Located under More Settings (left menu) in the Google Home app, it lets you replace long and complex voice commands with short and easy ones. For instance, "Play workout music on Google Play Music" can simply become "Exercise" or "Cancel all alarms for tomorrow" can be replaced by "Alarms off". What's more? You can also enter your choice of alternate phrases for the same shortcut. Take my Google Home Mini for instance, it plays music the instant I say "Good morning" or "Workout'.Read More: Top 11 Google Home Mini Tips for Using it ProductivelyGet the Most Out of Your Google Home MiniSmart speakers bring parties to life because, at the end of the day, parties are the result of a collaborative effort. After all, you wouldn't want to play the songs from your playlist alone, right?Besides, these speakers only need a power cable and a Wi-Fi network and they are all set to make your life easier. The smart home concept isn't a myth after all.See Next: 3 Reasons to Start Buying and Setting Up Smart Home Gadgets Last updated on 5 Jul, 2019 The above article may contain affiliate links which help support Guiding Tech. However, it does not affect our editorial integrity. The content remains unbiased and authentic. Read Next Top 12 Ways to Fix Couldn't Communicate with Google Home Error Are you getting the error, 'couldn't communicate' while trying to set up #Google Home or Mini? Find out how to fix it on Android and iPhone. How to Connect Amazon Echo to Phone Wondering whether you can play music from your phone on your Echo? Read our guide to learn how to make Echo your #Bluetooth speaker. How to Broadcast Message From Phone to Google Home Want to announce something on your #Google Home? Here's a guide on how to broadcast a message from Android and iPhone to #Google Home. 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