Google Home App Gets an Overhaul, Update Rolling Out Soon

Home App Gets an Overhaul, Rolling Out Soon


Home App Gets an Overhaul, Update Rolling Out Soon

BY Ronil

Published 5 Oct 2022

refreshes its Home app with a slew of new features after launching a new Nest gear. This makes it faster and easier to pair smart devices with Matter, adds customization and personalization options, an enhanced Nest camera experience, and better intercommunication between devices.

This revamped Home app utilizes ’s Matter smart home standard – launching later this year – especially the Fast Pair functionality. On an phone, it will instantly recognize a Matter device and allow you to easily set it up, bypassing the current procedure that is often slow and difficult. is also updating its Nest speakers, displays, and routers – to control Matter devices better.

Home App New Features

  • Spaces: This feature allows you to control multiple devices in different rooms. has listed a few things by room: kitchen, bedroom, living room, etc., although it’s pretty limited right now. Spaces let you organize devices how you see fit. For instance, you can set up a baby monitor in one room and set a different room’s camera to focus on an area the baby often plays. With Spaces, you can categorize these two devices into one Space category called ‘Baby.’

Google Home app Spaces

  • Favorites: This one is pretty self-explanatory. It allows you to make certain gears as a favorite that you frequently use. Doing so will bring those devices into the limelight within the Home app for easier access. 

Google Home app

  • Media:  adds a new media widget at the bottom of your Home feed. This will automatically determine what media is playing in your home and provide you with the appropriate controls as and when needed. There will be song controls if you listen to music on your speakers. There will be television remote controls if you’re watching TV. 

Google probably won’t roll out this Home app makeover anytime soon. But you can try it for yourself in the coming week by enrolling in the public preview, available in select areas.

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