To get the most out of Google Home, choose your Help Center: U.S. Help Center, U.K. Help Center, Canada Help Center, Australia Help Center.

Create and manage shortcut commands

In the US, UK, Canada, Australia, India, Singapore, Germany and Japan, shortcuts are now custom routines. In all other countries, shortcut setup and management remains the same.

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

Existing shortcuts

All existing shortcut commands still work. You can edit them in the Routines settings.

New shortcuts

All new shortcuts must be created as a custom routine. Learn how to set up a custom routine.

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