How to Change the Voice on a Google Home Device

Google Home is a powerful virtual assistant that can help you in various areas and offers many features to control your devices, provide relevant information and even start a conversation. The service comes with a default voice, but you might get bored after a while. Luckily, you can easily change the voice to suit your preferences.

If you want to learn how to change voice in Google Home, you've come to the right place. This article will explain how to do it and offer a deeper insight into this fantastic service.



How to Change the Voice of a Google Home Device

If you don't like the current voice of your Google Home device (now part of Google Nest) and want it to speak to you in a different gender or accent, you'll be glad to know it's easy to change it in the application.

How to Change Your Google Home Voice

Changing your Google Home voice is the same whether you're using Android or iPhone:

  1. Open the Google Home app.
  2. Select your account.
  3. Tap "Assistant Settings".
  4. Tap "Voice of Assistant".
  5. Select the preferred voice.

Google often adds new voices to the selection, so always check for updates before choosing one.

How to change the voice of your Google Home Hub

You can change the voice of Google Home Hub by changing the voice of Google Assistant. When you change the voice of the assistant, the settings will be applied to all devices on the Google Home or Nest network added to the Google Home app.



Here are the steps again:

  1. Open the Google Home app.
  2. Tap your profile picture to access your account.
  3. Tap "Assistant Settings".
  4. Tap "Voice of Assistant".
  5. Choose the voice you like.

How to change the voice of the Google Assistant

By changing the voice of the Google Assistant, you change it for all connected devices. You can choose between male and female voices and various international accents. Each assistant has a different personality, so you can switch voices until you find the right match.

The steps are the same as in the previous section, but let's review them:

  1. Open your Google Home app.
  2. Tap your account.
  3. Tap "Assistant settings".
  4. Tap "Voice of Assistant".
  5. Choose one of the options. You can always try out the voices before selecting them.

How to Change the Voice Volume on a Google Home Device

Depending on your preference and proximity, you can change the volume using your voice, in the Google Home app, or by touching the device.

Voice commands for volume are the same for all Google Nest (Google Home) devices. If you want to control the volume by touch, the instructions vary depending on the device you have.

How to Change Google Home Mini Voice Volume

There are three ways to adjust the voice volume on your Google Home Mini: by issuing a voice command, by using the Google Home app, or by touching the device.



If you want to use your voice to adjust the volume, you can use one of the commands below:

  • “Raise/lower. »
  • “Volume level x”.
  • "Volume at x%." »
  • « Volume max/minimum ».
  • “Volume up/down. »

To check the volume, say "What's the volume?" »

To use the Google Home app to customize the volume, follow these steps:

  1. Open the Google Home app.
  2. Select Google Home Mini.
  3. Change the volume.

The third method is to control the volume by touching the device. Here are the instructions:

  • To increase the volume, press on the right side of your device. If you want maximum volume, press 10 times.
  • To decrease the volume, press on the left side of your device. Press 10 times if you want to turn it off.

It's important to note that these settings only affect your media and Google Assistant. For example, if you've muted the device, you've actually muted the media. The Google Assistant will speak at a minimum level, while there will be no change in the alarms and timers you have set.


Voices available in Google Home

In most cases, Google Home offers 10 voices in the default package. Voice availability depends on the language you have set.

Here is a list of 10 default voices for American English:

  1. Red – feminine, this is the default voice.
  2. Orange – male.
  3. Amber – female.
  4. Green – male.
  5. Cyan – female.
  6. Blue – male.
  7. Purple – male.
  8. Pink – male.
  9. British Racing Green – female, has a British accent.
  10. Sydney Harbor Blue – female, has an Australian accent.

If you're in the US, you can also select a celebrity voice (like actress and director Issa Rae). You can activate it by saying, "Hey Google, talk like Issa." Previously, singer John Legend's voice was also available in Google Home. Celebrity voices are marked with a star.


Voices vary in depth, intonation and pitch, allowing you to find the one you like.

Additional FAQs

Why can't I change my Google Home voice?

You can't change your Google Home voice if your phone's language doesn't support it. To see the available options, you must have English (United States) as your system's default language.

If you don't want to change the language of your phone, there is nothing else you can do because as of now, Google has not released any updates regarding other languages.

Besides the language incompatibility, the problem may be within the application. Try waiting and then restarting the app or reinstalling it.

Can I change my Google voice to Jarvis?

JARVIS is Tony Stark's (Iron Man) assistant in the Marvel comic book and movie franchise. It's an abbreviation for "Just a rather very clever system". Therefore, it is no wonder that many users wonder if it is possible to change their Google Voice to Jarvis. Unfortunately, we have to let you down because, at this time, Google does not offer this option.

Enjoy Google voice sound

Each voice offered by Google Home is unique, allowing you to choose one depending on your mood at the time. Changing your voice is easy and can be done with just a few taps using the Google Home app. Whatever your preferences, you can be sure to find a voice you like.

We hope we were able to teach you how to change voices in Google Home and that you were able to find the right one for you.

Are you using the default voice in Google Home? If not, which is your favorite? Tell us in the comments section below.

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