How To Use A Google Home As An Intercom

Do you want to send out a message for the entire house to hear? Google Home has the option to broadcast your message whenever you like. You can broadcast from anywhere. This is a cool feature you will love to use.

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There is a solid reason why Google Home can be the best intercom system you have. Learning how to manage it is a piece of cake. It doesn’t matter if you have your tablet, phone, or smart speakers with you, you can always broadcast that message.  

If you want to figure out how to do it, you’ve come to the right place. That’s exactly why we made this simple guide for you. We will show you how you can use the Google Home device like an intercom.

Now, the cool thing about it is that this feature is pretty easy to do. Anyone in the family can use it. That’s what makes it pretty handy. All you need to do is follow these simple steps and you will get right to it. So, without further ado, let’s begin. Here is what you should do to use your Google Home as an intercom. 

Step 1

Take your phone or tablet. Open the Google Home app. Now, if you don’t have the app, you must download it and link it to your Google Home device. You can see the icon of the app in the screenshot below.

Step 2

Go to the Home Page.  What you are looking for is the blue button called “Broadcast”. Just look for the button with a profile icon and you will find it. When you locate it, press it. 

Step 3

The Google Home device will automatically start recording your voice. Say the message you want to share, and the device will transcribe that message. In a couple of seconds, that message will appear on your tablet or phone. The Google Home will then broadcast this message to other devices. 

How to Send a Broadcast to All Google Home Devices?

To broadcast the message to all the other Google Home devices you have at home, you need to issue the command “Ok, Google” and follow it with these commands:

  • Shout
  • Broadcast
  • Tell everyone
  • Announce

Continue with the rest of the message and the device will record it. When you are done, the broadcast will play on all the devices in your house. That’s it! Now you know how to broadcast messages on phones, tablets, and Google Home devices. 


You can use your Google Home device like an intercom. It is pretty easy. All you need is the Google Home app and you will access that option from there. It is within reach. You can broadcast your message from your phone to the Google Home device. 

Or, if you want everyone in the house to hear you, you can broadcast it from one Google Home device to another. It’s quite handy. Once you get the hang of it you will use it all the time. Let us know if you found this guide helpful in the comments below.