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Play white noise and sleep sounds on Google Nest speakers or displays

When you need to rest and relax, your Google Nest or Home speaker or display can play a variety of soothing ambient sounds.

Note: If Digital Wellbeing is enabled, this feature may be restricted or blocked by Downtime, Filters or Do not disturb.

Learn more about Digital Wellbeing

Ask to play ambient sounds

To do this: Say "Ok Google" or "Hey Google," then:
Listen to an unspecified ambient sound "Help me relax"
"Play ambient noise"
Listen to a specific ambient sound "Play fireplace sounds"
"Play river sounds"
"Play forest sounds"
Play white noise "Play white noise"
Control volume "Set volume to 5"
"Set volume to 40%"

Note: Ambient sounds will continue to play for 12 hours if not turned off. To turn off ambient sounds, say "Hey Google, stop."

Ambient sound options

  • Relaxing sounds
  • Nature sounds
  • Water sounds
  • Running water sounds
  • Babbling brook sounds
  • Oscillating fan sounds
  • Fireplace sounds
  • Forest sounds
  • Country night sounds
  • Ocean sounds
  • Rain sounds
  • River sounds
  • Thunderstorm sounds
  • White noise

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