Linking IMOU with Google: One of the most important features to pay attention to with smart home equipment is the support. Do the products work with the smart home system that you use? Good to know, since you may want to link the products together and include them in automated smart home scenarios.
If you have a smart home that often works on the Google Home smart home platform, IMOU is the right place for you. This smart home brand has a number smart cameras that work with Google Assistant.
Why linking IMOU with Google Home is interesting
First, let’s zoom in on the benefits of linking with IMOU and Google Home. Because why is this so interesting?
You may already be familiar with the voice assistant from Google: Google Assistant. When you link your products with Google Home and are in possession of, for example, a Google Assistant smart speaker, then you can control paired devices with voice commands. But that’s not all: you can centrally operate Google HOme connected devices and you can centrally include them in a Google Home smart home scenario.
You can do this with IMOU and Google HOME
Products that are linked with Google Home can in many cases be included in routines. Earlier we wrote about the possibility about the Google Home home and away routines, where routines are automatically activated when you return home or when you leave. If you have a smart security camera, you can activate it when you go to work, for example.
Another good example is the option with smart lighting: if a camera detects movement in an area selected by you, you can switch on a smart lamp.
Step-by-step plan: How to connect?
As we mentioned earlier, IMOU is compatible with Google Assistant. If you want to operate it with the Google voice assistant, it is necessary to use the smart home brands can be linked together. In the steps below we explain step by step how to do this.
Before you start with the steps, it is a requirement that both your Google Home account and the IMOU products are active and properly installed. Everything ready? Then you can start with the step-by-step plan below.
- Open the Google Home app on your smartphone or tablet
- Click on the plus sign at the top left of the screen
- Press Set up device
- Go to ‘Works with Google’
- Now look for IMOU in the list of compatible brands
- Follow the steps and log in with your IMOU account details to prepare the link
The pairing is now successful! You can optionally assign the IMOU products to specific rooms and give them a name. The latter can be very useful if you want to control the products with voice commands.
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