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Master Google’s Major Services With Keyboard Shortcuts, Command, and Search Tips

Are you deeply invested in the Google ecosystem? These article will help. Chances are, you use at least one Google service. Of course, there’s the search engine itself, but let’s not forget about Chrome, Gmail, Google Drive, and YouTube… and that’s just to name a few!

Master Google's Major Services With Keyboard Shortcuts, Command, and Search Tips

Master Google’s Major Services With Keyboard Shortcuts, Command, and Search Tips

Google make some of the best services and products. If you want to make the most of them, read this article that gives you shortcuts and tips for all thing Google. Thus article contains:

  • Google Search tips
  • Chrome keyboard shortcuts
  • Gmail keyboard shortcuts
  • Google Drive keyboard shortcuts
  • YouTube keyboard shortcuts
  • Chrome OS keyboard shortcuts
  • Google Home commands

Table of contents

Google Search tips
Chrome keyboard shortcuts
Gmail keyboard shortcuts
Google Drive keyboard shortcuts
YouTube keyboard shortcuts
Chrome OS keyboard shortcuts
Google Home commands

Operator Meaning Example
Excludes search results that include this term. best tablets -drawing
| Returns search results that match terms on either side of the pipe. The same as writing “OR” between search terms. computer | tablet
@ Returns search results that match a particular social media site. phone recall @twitter
# Returns search results that include a specific hashtag. throwbackthursday
“” Returns search results that include all terms within quotes in theexact given order. “never gonna give you up”
* Returns search results where any words can be matched in placeof the asterisk. best * in america
.. When placed between two numbers, returns search results thatmatch within the number range. chromebook $200..$500
() Used to group search terms and control the search logic of the query. (best | worst) office suite
Basic Search Symbols for Google Search
Operator Meaning Example
cache: Show Google’s cached version of a specific page. cache:pupuweb.com
filetype: Returns only search results that match a particular file extension. sleep study filetype:pdf
related: Returns other websites that are similar to the queried website. related:nytimes.com
site: Returns only search results from a particular website. productivity tips site:pupuweb.com
Popular Search Operators for Google Search
inanchor: Returns pages that are linked to using anchor text matching the search query.
allinanchor: Same as inanchor, but matching every term that appears after allinanchor.
intext: Returns only search results that match in the page’s body.
allintext: Same as intext, but matching every term that appears after allintext.
intitle: Returns only search results that match in the page’s title.
allintitle: Same as intitle, but matching every term that appears after allintitle.
inurl: Returns only search results that match in the page’s URL.
allinurl: Same as inurl, but matching every term that appears after allinurl.
Other Search Operators for Google Search
Operator Meaning Example
define Returns a definition of the given term. define gregarious
time Returns the current time at a particular location. time stockholm
to Convert measurements from one unit to another. 1 cup to tbsp
translate Translates the queried terms into another specified language. translate hello world german
Informational Search Queries for Google Search

Chrome keyboard shortcuts

Action Windows/Linux macOS
Open new window Ctrl + N Cmd + N
Open new incognito window Ctrl + Shift + N Cmd + Shift + N
Open new tab Ctrl + T Cmd + T
Close current tab Ctrl + W Cmd + W
Close current window Ctrl + Shift + W Cmd + Shift + W
Reopen last closed tab Ctrl + Shift + T Cmd + Shift + T
Switch to tab 1-8 Ctrl + 1 – Ctrl + 8 Cmd + 1 – Cmd + 8
Switch to last tab Ctrl + 9 Cmd + 9
Move to next tab Ctrl + Tab Cmd + Option + Right
Move to prior tab Ctrl + Shift + Tab Cmd + Option + Left
Open link in a new tab Ctrl + Click Cmd + Click
Open link in a new tab and switch to it immediately Ctrl + Shift + Click Cmd + Shift + Click
Open link in a new window Shift + Click Shift + Click
Go back one page Cmd + [ Cmd + [
Go forward one page Cmd + ] Cmd + ]
Open your homepage in the current tab Cmd + Shift + H Cmd + Shift + H
Quit Chrome Cmd + Q Cmd + Q
Navigating Tabs and Windows for Google Chrome browser
Action Windows/Linux macOS
Zoom in Ctrl + Plus (+) Cmd + Plus (+)
Zoom out Ctrl + Minus (-) Cmd + Minus (-)
Reset zoom to 100% Ctrl + 0 (Zero) Cmd + 0 (Zero)
Toggle full-screen mode F11 Cmd + Ctrl + F
Search the current page Ctrl + F Cmd + F
Move down the page Space Space
Move up the page Shift + Space Shift + Space
Go to top of current page Home Cmd + Up
Go to bottom of current page End Cmd + Down
Select all text in the address bar Ctrl + L Cmd + L
Webpage Navigation for Google Chrome browser
Action Windows/Linux macOS
Delete previous word Ctrl + Backspace Option + Delete
Delete next word Ctrl + Alt + Backspace Option + Fn + Delete
Select all Ctrl + A Cmd + A
Move the cursor to the next/previous word Ctrl + Right/Left Option + Right/Left
Select next/previous word Ctrl + Shift + Right/Left Option + Shift + Right/Left
Select all text to the end/beginning of the current line Ctrl + Shift + End/Home Cmd + Shift + Right/Left
Jump to the end/beginning of a text field/document Ctrl + End/Home Cmd + Down/Up
Copy Ctrl + C Cmd + C
Cut Ctrl + X Cmd + X
Paste Ctrl + V Cmd + V
Paste with formatting Ctrl + Shift + V Cmd + Shift + V
Undo Ctrl + Z Cmd + Z
Redo Ctrl + Y Cmd + Shift + Z
Text Editing for Google Chrome browser
Action Windows/Linux macOS
Open Print dialog Ctrl + P Cmd + P
Save the current webpage Ctrl + S Cmd + S
Refresh the page Ctrl + R Cmd + R
Refresh the page without loading cache Ctrl + Shift + R Cmd + Shift + R
Stop page from loading Esc Esc
Open a file Ctrl + O Cmd + O
View History Ctrl + H Cmd + Y
Open Downloads Ctrl + J Cmd + Shift + J
Bookmark current page Ctrl + D Cmd + D
Bookmark all open tabs Ctrl + Shift + D Cmd + Shift + D
Toggle bookmarks bar Ctrl + Shift + B Cmd + Shift + B
Open Chrome’s menu Alt + E
Open Bookmark Manager Ctrl + Shift + O Cmd + Option + B
Open Chrome Task Manager Search + Esc
View page source Ctrl + U Cmd + Option + U
Open the Developer Tools panel Ctrl + Shift + J Cmd + Option + I
Open Clear Browsing Data menu Ctrl + Shift + Del Cmd + Shift + Delete
Open Users menu to log in as someone else Ctrl + Shift + M Cmd + Shift + M
General Chrome Functions
Action Windows/Linux macOS
Add “www.” and “.com” to text in the address bar and open page Ctrl + Enter Cmd + Enter
Moves cursor to the address bar to perform a Google search Ctrl + K Cmd + Option + F
Highlight bookmark bar; use arrows to navigate Shift + Alt + B
Highlight the icons in the address bar row Shift + Alt + T
Download the target of a link Alt + Click Option + Click
Maximize current window Alt + Space + N
Minimize current window Alt + Space + X Cmd + M
Open Chrome help F1
Open a form to send feedback on Chrome Alt + Shift + I
Miscellaneous

Gmail keyboard shortcuts

Go to All Mail G, then A
Go to Contacts G, then C
Go to Drafts G, then D
Go to Inbox G, then I
Go to Tasks G, then K
Go to Starred Conversations G, then S
Go to Sent Messages G, then T
Go to label… G, then L
Quick Navigation Keyboard Shortcuts for Gmail
Compose message C
Insert a link Ctrl + K
Open spelling suggestions Ctrl + M
Send Ctrl + Enter
Add BCC recipients Shift + Ctrl + B
Composition Keyboard Shortcuts for Gmail
Bold Ctrl + B
Italics Ctrl + I
Underline Ctrl + U
Indent less Ctrl + [
Indent more Ctrl + ]
Remove Formatting Ctrl + \
Numbered list Shift + Ctrl + 7
Bulleted list Shift + Ctrl + 8
Quote Shift + Ctrl + 9
Align center Shift + Ctrl + E
Align left Shift + Ctrl + L
Align right Shift + Ctrl + R
Formatting Keyboard Shortcuts for Gmail
Reply all A
Archive E
Forward F
Mute conversation M
Next message in open conversation N
Previous message in open conversation P
Reply R
Toggle star S
Select conversation X
Undo last action Z
Move focus to toolbar Comma
Report as spam !
Delete #
Mark as not important
Mask as important =
Archive conversation and go previous message [
Archive conversation and go next message ]
Expand entire conversation ;
Collapse entire conversation :
Reply all in a new window Shift + A
Forward in a new window Shift + F
Mark as read Shift + I
Update conversation Shift + N
Reply in a new window Shift + R
Add conversation to Tasks Shift + T
Mark as unread Shift + U
Reading Messages Keyboard Shortcuts for Gmail

Google Drive keyboard shortcuts

Create a new folder Shift + F
Create a new Presentation Shift + P
Create a new Spreadsheet Shift + S
Create a new Document Shift + T
Create Actions Keyboard Shortcuts for Google Drive
Rename selected item N
Star or unstar selected item S
Move selected item to another folder Z
Open selected item Enter
Share selected item Period
Delete selected item Shift + 3
Select all visible items Shift + A
Clear all selections Shift + N
Open list of all shortcuts Shift + /
Find Ctrl + F
Print Ctrl + P
Undo last action Ctrl + Z
Redo last undone action Ctrl + Shift + Z
General Actions Keyboard Shortcuts for Google Drive
Open the More Actions menu for the currently selected item A
Open the New item menu C
Toggle the Details Pane D
Open the Folder actions menu F
Toggle the Activity Pane I
Open the Sort menu R
Open the Settings menu T
Switch between grid and list view V
Jump to Google Drive search bar /
Navigation Actions Keyboard Shortcuts for Google Drive
Select next item below Down Arrow
Select next item to the left Left Arrow
Select next item to the right Right Arrow
Select next item above Up Arrow
Include next item below in current selection Shift + Down Arrow
Include next item to the left in current selection Shift + Left Arrow
Include next item to the right in current selection Shift + Right Arrow
Include next item above in current selection Shift + Up Arrow
Selection Actions Keyboard Shortcuts for Google Drive

YouTube keyboard shortcuts

Play/pause video Space
Play/pause video k
Rewind 5 seconds Left Arrow
Fast-forward 5 seconds Right Arrow
Rewind 10 seconds j
Fast-forward 10 seconds l
Restart video *0
Fast-forward in increments of 10% *1-9
Restart video (Windows only) Home
Jump to end of video (Windows only) End
Rewind by one frame when video is paused , (Comma)
Fast-forward by one frame when video is paused . (Period)
Increase playback speed > (Shift + Period)
Decrease playback speed < (Shift + Comma)
Jump to next video in playlist Shift + n
Jump to previous video in playlist Shift + p
Jump to next video in playlist **Ctrl + Right Arrow
Jump to previous video in playlist **Ctrl + Left Arrow
Jump to previous video in playlist **Backspace
Mute/unmute video m
Increase volume by 5% Up Arrow
Decrease volume by 5% Down Arrow
Toggle Full Screen Mode f
Toggle Theater Mode t
Toggle Miniplayer i
Toggle captions if available c
Cycle through text opacity options for captions o
Cycle through window opacity options for captions w
Increase font size for captions = (Equals)
Decrease font size for captions – (Minus)
Pan up in 360° video w
Pan down in 360° video s
Pan left in 360° video a
Pan right in 360° video d
Zoom in within 360° video [
Zoom out in 360° video ]
Cycle forward through onscreen elements Tab
Cycle backward through onscreen elements Shift + Tab
Launch or open selected element Space
Launch or open selected element Enter
Place cursor in search boc /
Open YouTube shortcuts dialog ? (Shift + /)
Exit Full Screen mode, exit dialogs Esc
Keyboard Shortcuts for YouTube

The YouTube video window must be active for these shortcuts to work.
* Key(s) on the numeric keypad won’t work.
* On macOS keyboards, use Cmd instead of Ctrl and Delete instead of Backspace.

*Link to any part of video youtube.com/watch?v=Video_ID&t=YmXXs
*Start video from a specific point youtube.com/watch?v=Video_ID&start=XX
Bypass age restrictions genyoutube.com/watch?v=Video_ID
Loop video indefinitely youtuberepeater.com/watch?v=Video_ID
View high-res thumbnail of video (if available) img.youtube.com/vi/Video_ID/maxresdefauly.jpg
Make a GIF from any part of video gifyoutube.com/watch?v=Video_ID
URL Shortcuts for YouTube

* Y refers to minutes and XX refers to seconds.
* “Video_ID” in the following links to the 11 character sequence that appears in every YouTube URL.

Force keyword matching +keyword
Exclude keyword -keyword
Force exact keyword(s) match “keyword(s)”
Look for keywords in content title intitle:
Content uploaded in the last hour only ,hour
Content uploaded today ,today
Content uploaded this week ,week
Content uploaded this month ,month
Content uploaded this year ,year
Videos only ,video
Channels only ,channel
Playlist only ,playlist
Movies only ,movie
Shows only ,show
Content longer than 20 minutes ,long
Content shorter than 4 minutes ,short
Live streaming content only ,live
4K content only ,4k
HD content only ,hd
Captioned content only ,cc
Creative Commons licensed content only ,creativecommons
360° content only ,spherical
3D content only ,3d
HDR content only ,hdr
Purchased content only ,purchased
Separate keywords/operators , (Comma)
Search Operators for YouTube

Append search operator to your query.

YouTube Trending youtube.com/feed/trending
Your Subscriptions youtube.com/feed/subscriptions
Your YouTube History youtube.com/feed/history
YouTube Gaming youtube.com/gaming
YouTube Premium youtube.com/red
YouTube TV youtube.com/tv
YouTube Copyright Basics https://youtu.be/
YouTube TestTube youtube.com/testtube
Related Links for YouTube
Profile Picture 800 x 800
Thumbnail 1280 x 720
Banner (Cover Photo or Channel Art) 2560 x 440
Banner Safe Area 1546 x 423
Mobile Display 1546 x 423
Tablet Display 1855 x 423
Desktop Display 2560 x 423
TV Display 2560 x 1440
4K (2160p) 3840 x 2160
2K (1440p) 2560 x 1440
Max. Resolution for HD (1080p) 1920 x 1080
Min. Resolution for HD (720p) 1280 x 720
Standard Definition (480p) 854 x 480
Traditional Website Resolution (360p) 640 x 360
Minimum YouTube Video Size (240p) 426 x 240
Recommended Dimensions (in pixels) for Creating YouTube Graphics and Videos

Chrome OS keyboard shortcuts

Open Print dialog Ctrl + P
Save the current webpage Ctrl + S
Refresh the page Ctrl + R
Refresh the page without loading cache Ctrl + Shift + R
Open a file Ctrl + O
View History Ctrl + H
Open Downloads Ctrl + J
Bookmark current page Ctrl + D
Bookmark all open tabs Ctrl + Shift + D
Toggle bookmarks bar Ctrl + Shift + B
Open Chrome’s menu Alt + E
Open Task Manager Search + Esc
View page source Ctrl + U
Open the Developer Tools panel Ctrl + Shift + I
Basic Chrome Functions Keyboard Shortcuts
Show notifications Shift + Alt + N
Open Help Ctrl + Forward Slash (/)
Show Chrome OS shortcuts reference windows Ctrl + Alt + Forward Slash (/)
Lock screen Search + L
Sign out of Google account Ctrl + Shift + Q (twice)
Increase screen resolution Ctrl + Shift + Plus (+)
Decrease screen resolution Ctrl + Shift + Minus (-)
Reset screen resolution Ctrl + Shift + Zero (0)
Increase/decrease keyboard backlight (if applicable) Alt + Brightness Up/Down
Take screenshot of the entire screen Ctrl + Window Switcher
Take screenshot of selected region Ctrl + Shift + Window Switcher
Toggle external monitor modes (if applicable) Ctrl + Full Screen
Chrome OS System Keyboard Shortcuts
Toggle Caps Lock Alt + Search
Delete next character. Equivalent to Delete key on Windows Alt + Backspace
Delete previous word Ctrl + Backspace
Delete next word Ctrl + Alt + Backspace
Select all Ctrl + A
Select all text in the address bar Ctrl + L
Move the cursor to the next/previous word Ctrl + Right/Left
Select next/previous word Ctrl + Shift + Right/Left
Select all text to the end/beginning of the current line Shift + Search + Right/Left
Jump to the end/beginning of a text/field document Ctrl + Search + Right/Left
Copy Ctrl + C
Cut Ctrl + X
Paste Ctrl + V
Paste without formatting Ctrl + Shift + V
Undo Ctrl + Z
Redo Ctrl + Y
Text Editing Keyboard Shortcuts for Chrome OS
Zoom in Ctrl + Plus (+)
Zoom out Ctrl + Minus (-)
Reset zoom to 100% Ctrl + Zero (0)
Search the current page Ctrl + F
Go back one page Alt + Left
Go forward one page Alt + Right
Scroll up page. Equivalent to Page Up key in Windows Alt + Up
Scroll down page. Equivalent to Page Down key in Windows Alt + Down
Jump to top of page. Equivalent to Home key in Windows Ctrl + Alt + Up
Jump to bottom of page. Equivalent to End key in Windows Ctrl + Alt + Down
Webpage Navigation Keyboard Shortcuts for Chrome OS
Open new window Ctrl + N
Open new incognito window Ctrl + Shift + N
Open new tab Ctrl + T
Close current tab Ctrl + W
Close current window Ctrl + Shift + W
Reopen last closed tab Ctrl + Shift + T
Switch to tab 1-8 Ctrl + 1 – 8
Switch to last tab Ctrl + 9
Move to next tab Ctrl + Tab
Move to prior tab Ctrl + Shift + Tab
Open link in a new tab Ctrl + Click
Open link in a new tab and switch to it immediately Ctrl + Shift + Click
Open link in a new window Shift + Click
Navigating Tabs and Windows Keyboard Shortcuts for Chrome OS
Open shelf apps 1-8 Alt + 1-8
Open last app on the shelf Alt + 9
Switch to last-opened app; keep pressing to cycle through apps Alt + Tab
Switch to least recently opened app; keep pressing to cycle through apps Alt + Shift + Tab
Pin current app to the left side of the screen Alt + [
Pin current app to the right side of the screen Alt + ]
Maximize current window Alt + Equals (=)
Minimize current window Alt + Minus (-)
Move window between screens (when using multiple monitors) Search + Alt + M
Apps and Shelf Keyboard Shortcuts for Chrome OS
Equivalent to a right-click Alt + Click
Equivalent to a middle-click Click with three fingers
Scroll up or down on the page Swipe up or down with two fingers
Go forward/back one page Swipe right/left with two fingers
Equivalent to the Window Switcher key Swipe down with three fingers
Move between open Chrome tabs Swipe right/left with three fingers
Trackpad Keyboard Shortcuts for Chrome OS
Highlight bookmarks bar; use arrows to navigate
Highlight the icons in the address bar row
Highlight the status area at the bottom-right
Highlight the first shelf icon
Move to previous keyboard-accessible area on screen
Move to next keyboard-accessible area on screen
Open right-click menu for highlighted element
Toggle high contrast mode
Magnify the entire screen
Magnify part of the screen
Toggle ChromeVox, the built-in screen reader
Accessibility/Advanced Navigation Keyboard Shortcuts for Chrome OS
Add “www.”and “.com” to text in the address bar and open page Ctrl + Enter
Show hidden files in Files app Ctrl + . (Period)
Use F keys (F1 through F12) Search + 1 – Search + Equals (=)
Switch to next user (if applicable) Ctrl + Alt + Period (.)
Switch to previous user (if applicable) Ctrl + Alt + Comma (,)
Cycle between keyboard languages (if applicable) Ctrl + Shift + Space
Open Files app Alt + Shift + M
Miscellaneous Keyboard Shortcuts for Chrome OS

Google Home commands

Get help using Google Home Help
Raise the volume Turn it up/Louder
Lower the volume Turn it down
Choose volume level Set volume to [1-11]
Prevent your speaker from listening. You’ll have to press the physical button to unmute it. Mute
Cancel the current action Stop
Provide your thoughts about Google Home Send feedback
Device Control Commands for Google Home
Set a single alarm for the time you choose Set alarm for [time]
Set a recurring alarm Set alarm for [time] every day of the week
Cancel your existing alarm Cancel my alarm
Snooze a ringing alarm Snooze
Set a reminder for a specific time Remind me to [task] on [day] at [time]
Set a timer Set a timer for [X] minutes
Set a second timer Set a second timer for [X] minutes
Hear the remaining time on any timer How much time is left on my timer?
Pause a running timer Pause timer
Resume a paused timer Resume timer
Add an item to your Google Home shopping list Add [item] to my shopping list
Hear the current contens of your shopping list What’s on my shopping list?
Order from Google Express Buy [item]
Interact with third-party Google Home skills Talk to [action name]
Basic Functions Commands for Google Home
Get information about food How much potassium is in a banana?
Get more nutritional information How much calories are in [food]?
Hear basic medical info What is [medical condition]?
Get a recipe to make anything How do I make [dish]?
Get a recipe for an ingredient you want to use up Find me a [food] recipe
Food and Health Commands for Google Home
Hear the latest spots scores What was the score of the [team] game?
See how your favorite sports team is doing What is the [team] record?
Check the next upcoming game When are the [team] palying next?
Get entertainment-related news What actors are in [movie]?
Learn historical information Who invented [thing]?
Find out who wrote books, who directed movies, and more Who wrote [book]?
Learn more about celebrities What is [actor]’s most popular movie?
Learn more what Google knows about a person Who is [person]?
Get information about famous figures How old is [person]?
Sports and Entertainment commands for Google Home
Count down to your favorite holidays How many days until [holiday]?
Google will count out loud to your number Count to [X]
Perform basic math What’s [X] divided by [Y]?
Perform more math calculations What is [X] percent of [Y]?
Perform advanced math What’s the consine of [X]?
Convert currency, units of measure, and more How many [units] are in [other units]
Perform currency conversions How many pesos in a dollar?
Convert units How many muligrams is [X] ounces?
Calculations and Conversions for Google Home
Heat a word spelled aloud How do I spell [word]?
Translate words and phrases How do you say [word/phrase] in [language]?
Translate any language to your own What is [foreign phrase] in English?
Get definition for unknown words What does [word] mean?
Languges Commands for Google Home
Hear the estimated time to get to your work address How’s my commute?
Get traffic data for sny destination How’s the traffic on the way to [location]?
Find out how long it will take to reach a destination by any method How long will it take to walk to [place]?
Find out about specific distance How far is [place] from here?
Get the time for your next flight When is my next flight?
Check whether your flight is on time or delayed Is my flight on time?
Get details about any flight What’s the status of [airline][flight number]?
Get flight quotes How much is a flight to [place]?
Hear geographical information What’s the capital of [country]?
Hear the local time anywhere What time is it in [place]?
Commute and Travel Details Commands for Google Home
Includes the time, weather, and news Play my daily briefing
Get briefed on your first three events of the day What’s on my calendar for [day]?
Get a specific date When is [holiday] this year?
Store a quick note in Google Assistant’s memory Remember [thing]
Recall earlier notes What did I ask you to remember?
Hear info on your next scheduled Google Calendar meeting What/when is my next event?
Calendar and To-Do Commands for Google Home
Hear a digest of the latest news Tell me the news
Get news about a topic such as sports or technology What’s the latest in [category]?
Hear the weather for your current location What’s the weather?
Get a weather summary for a specific day What’s the forecast for [day]?
Hear the current price of a given stock What is [stock] trading at?
Get a summary of the latest stock market news How are the markets doing?
Find the closest restaurant, pharmacies, and more What [businesses] are nearby?
Find nearby restaurants, hotels, and more What’s the nearest [business]?
Look up business phone numbers What is the phone number for the nearest [place]?
Get opening hours for a specific place Is [business] open now?
News, Weather, and Local Info Commands for Google Home
Start playing music from your default service Play [song]|Play [album]|Play [artist]
Play music from a service other than your default Play [music] on [music service]
Play music based on a mood, genre, or activity Play music for [activity]
Play a song even if you don’t know the title Play the song that goes [lyrics]
Toggle shuffling of music Shuffle
Pause your music Pause
Continue playing paused music Resume
Jump to the next song Skip
Back up in a podcast or news briefing Rewind [X] seconds
Set a sleep timer Stop in [X] minutes
Hear info on the current song, podcast, etc. What’s playing?
Start playing a chosen podcast Play [podcast name]
Hear the newest episode of any podcast Listen to the latest episode of [padcast]
Change podcast playback speed, such as 2X Play at [X] speed
Hear a radio station by call sign, frequency, or similar Play [radio station](on TuneIn)
Play Pandora music (must link Pandora account in Google Home settings) Play my [station] station on Pandora
Listen to an audiobook from Google Play Books Play [audiobook]
Music and Media Commands for Google Home
Toggle the power of a connected Chromecast Turn on/off [Chromecast name]
Start playing music on a connected Chromecast Play [music] on [Chromecast name]
Start playing a YouTube video on your Chromecast Play [Video] on [Chromecast name]
Play content from Netflix on your TV Play [show or monie] on [TV name]
Halt or resume Chromecast playback Play/pause [Chromecast name]
End Chromecast media playback Stop [Chromecast name]
Rewind or fast-forwarding what your Chromecast is playing Skip forward/back [X] minutes on [Chromecast name]
Silence or resume Chromecast audio Mute/unmute [Chromecast name]
Show your smart camera’s feed on your Chromecast Show [camera name]
Use your Chromecast to show your Google Photos Show photos on my TV
See a picture on your Chromecast display Show me a picture of [thing]
Chromecast Commands for Google Home
Toggle smart lights Turn on/off my lights
Dim/brighten smart lights Set my lights to [X] percent
Change the color of your smart bulbs Turn my lights [color]
Find out about the indoors temperature What’s the temperature to [X]
Control the climate via your Nest thermostat Set the temperature to [X]
Lock your smart locks Lock the front door
Send a message all other Google Home speakers in your home Broadcast [message]
Smart Home Commands for Google Home
Hear the latest messages from Messenger, WhatsApp, SMS, and more Read my replies
Message via voice in WhatsApp (must link your account in the Home app) Send a WhatsApp message
Place a call through your Google Home Call [contact]
End the current call Hang up
Ring your phone to help locate it Find my phone
Pair with Bluetooth Bluetooth pairing
Photo Commands for Google Home
Play a trivia game to challenge your knowledge Play Lucky Trivia
Hear some of Google Home’s funny responses What are your Easter eggs?
Make Google imitate sounds What does [animal] sound like?
Hear Google Assistant’s hit new single Sing a song
Listen to Google Assistant recite a tale Tell me a story
Google Assist will make you laugh Tell me a joke
Hear Google Home wax eloquent with some poetry Read a poem
Google Home will repeat whatever you say Repeat after me: [phrase]
Get a randomly generated number Give me a random number between [X] and [Y]
Have Google Home roll a virtual die Roll a die
Google Home will flip a virtual coin Flip a coin
Find out Google Assistant’s driving force in life What is your quest?
Ask Google Assistant about herself can you swim?
Speak with a virtual therapist, who really isn’t much help Talk to Eliza
Get 30 extra lives Up, up, down, down, left, right, left right, B A, Start
Hear Google Home break it down Beatbox
Play the classic word game with Google Assistant Mad Libs
Google Assistant will come up with a rhyme for any name Play the name game
See what she says! Make me a sandwich
Because Google Assistant knows everything Where’s Waldo?
Are you feeling lucky? Surprise me
Fun Commands for Google Home
Hear notes to help get your instrument in tune Tune my instrument
Hear a musical note Play a [letter] note
Hear the status of your shipped order Where’s my package?
Miscellaneous Commands for Google Home
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