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How to connect a Google Nest device to your Essentials lights with Seamless Setup

You can easily setup your Nanoleaf Essentials Bulbs and Lightstrips to your Google Nest device by following these steps:

  1. Open the Google Home app Google Home app. Make sure that you have the most recent version.

  2. At the top left, tap Add   Set up device  Set up new devices.

  3. Choose a home in which to set up your Essentials lights and tap Next.

  4. Your device will start scanning for nearby devices that are ready for setup.

  5. Tap Set up smart lights.

  6. Select the Bulb or Lightstrip that you’d like to set up. Your lights will blink when selected.

  7. Room selection: Choose what room your Essentials light is in.

    • You can create a custom room by tapping Add custom room and then type in room name and then Next.

  8. Create a unique name. Type in the name for your light that you will use for voice commands. It's recommended to use a name like 'reading light' or 'overhead light'. For best results, don’t include the room in the light’s name. (When you say the room name in a voice command, it controls all the lights in that room.)

  9. Setting up your smart light. Your light may blink a few times.

  10. Your light is ready. Tap Done.

  11. Setup is successful. You can now control your lights with your Google Assistant!

Note: If pairing fails at step 9 or 10, power cycle the Essentials device by unscrewing/unplugging it and press "Try again"

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