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

You can easily setup your Nanoleaf Essentials Bulbs and Light Strips to your Google Nest device by following the steps below:


  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 the light bulb 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 light bulbs or light strips that you’d like to set up. Your bulbs will blink when selected.
  7. Room selection: Choose what room your bulb 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, your Google Assistant -enabled speaker or display controls all the lights in the 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 -enabled speaker or display.

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


If you need to reset your Nanoleaf Essentials, please click here for further instructions:

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