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Google Assistant

Product Type — Voice Assistant

Google Assistant
Connect Google Assistant with SmartThings

SmartThings works with certified Google Assistant devices and can be used to control lighting, plugs, thermostats (US only), and Scenes configured with SmartThings. Google can also check the status of motion and contact sensors.

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Hey Google, lower the volume on TV

Hey Google,  start vacuum

Hey Google,  set the thermostat to 70 degrees

Connecting Voice Services

Note: Adding Google assistant to SmartThings will enable it for all locations under your account.

  1. From the Home Screen, tap Add (+) and select Voice Assistant

  2. Select Google Assistant

  3. Read the instructions listed and tap Open Google Assistant. You will automatically be directed to the Google Assistant app.

  4. Select Set up

  5. Tap Add (+) at the bottom right

  6. Select SmartThings from the list (Use the magnifying glass to quickly search the list)

  7. Tap Authorize. All devices and Scenes from your Locations will be authorized.

  8. You can assign your devices to rooms, or tap Done and Got it

Removing Voice Services In the event your voice assistant is no longer working as expected or is no longer needed, you can remove Google Assistant using the steps below.

  1. From the Home Screen, tap the Menu (☰)

  2. Select Settings

  3. Choose Linked services

  4. Tap Google Assistant

  5. Choose Uninstall

  6. Tap Delete

  7. Confirm removal

Ensure that Google Assistant is working in the Google Assistant app. If it is, remove Google Assistant from your Linked Services in the SmartThings app’s settings before re-adding.

If your Google Assistant device or app is not responding as expected, contact Google Assistant Help.  

For issues related to the SmartThings Action for Google Assistant or connected Samsung products, contact Samsung Support.

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