How To Use Google Home Mini As A Speaker

The Google Home Mini is a more convenient and smaller version of the Google Home speaker. When you get the Google Home Mini for the first time there are plenty of features you will try. At first, you will check all the features in the instruction manual or the package. 


But, there are some features that you might not know about, and that is the speaker. Some people may think they need to connect the Google Home Mini to any speaker to play music. But, the thing is, you don’t really have to do that. 

This device is equipped with its own speaker. You can use it to play music from your phone anytime you want. If you want to figure out how to do that, you’ve come to the right place. We will share a quick and easy guide for you. We will show you how you can use this device as a speaker. 

It’s very easy. All you have to do is follow these simple steps. Once you get the hang of it, you will do it all the time. Of course, to make the guide work, you will have to install the app for your Google Home Mini on your phone. Otherwise, the device will not recognize your phone. 

If you have all of that setup, let’s get right to it. Here is what you should do to use your Google Home Mini as a speaker. 

Step 1

The first thing you need to do is to take your phone and connect it to Bluetooth. To do that, go to the settings menu on your phone. Or you can use the drop-down menu on your home screen. The same menu you use to toggle your Wi-Fi on and off. Turn the Bluetooth on. 

Step 2

Next, it’s time to turn on the Bluetooth on your Google Home Mini. What you should do is issue the proper command. To issue the command, say “Hey Google, Bluetooth on”. Now the Google Home Mini will automatically connect to Bluetooth. 

Step 3

At this point, your Google Home Mini will search for paired devices. So, go back to the “Settings” menu on your phone and go to “Bluetooth” again. Now, you should see your Google Home Mini pop up on the screen. Connect the two devices by selecting the Google Home Mini in your Bluetooth menu. 

Step 4

Your devices are now paired. To play any songs go to YouTube and choose the song you like. The sound will come from the Google Home Mini speaker, not from your phone. In other words, your Google Home Mini is now your speaker. 

That’s it! That’s how you can use your Google Home Mini as a speaker. 


As you can see, setting it up is quick and easy. It’s such a convenient feature you will use every single day. If you paired your devices correctly, your favorite songs will be only a click away. Now that you know how to do it, go ahead and give it a try. Play your favorite music on the Google Home Mini.