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  Reply # 2063772 27-Jul-2018 17:17
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If it is a case of voice control for Hue only working with a smart speaker-type device like Google Home Mini, then I am quite surprised.  There are plenty of videos on Youtube showing people controlling Hue lights with voice control on their Android phone.  

 

 

I can control my Hues with my phone, but I couldn't until the GH device was available locally IIRC.

 

I *think* I had to use UK region originally. Before I got my first Home device

 

Now I have 9 Homes and 20+ hues, it's a no-brainer to at least get a mini, even my kids (in Kapiti) have one each (thanks to sales). 

 

Once you have a Home device, Hue should work no matter what (don't quote me on this tho as it's been awhile).


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  Reply # 2063774 27-Jul-2018 17:21
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I had to change my device from English (NZ) to English (AU) and restart it, wait a couple of hours and then I managed to get Home Control in action.

 

 

That was one of the suggestions I discovered from my searches.  I've changed it to English (US) in just about every place I could find, and that was a few hours ago, but it didn't make any difference.  Where specifically did you change the language?  Just want to make sure I haven't missed it somewhere...

 

 

In "Languages & Input".





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  Reply # 2063775 27-Jul-2018 17:24
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Interesting... I can use Assistant voice commands to turn lights on and off but I can't see Hue lights in my Google Home app anymore.







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  Reply # 2063782 27-Jul-2018 17:50
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Checked the app when I got home. Definitely on the same network but app still doesn't show Home Control.

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  Reply # 2064540 29-Jul-2018 13:06
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It seems Google Home is a mess. I can certainly control lights from my smartphone but the option to manage/add/remove completely disappeared from the Google Home app now.







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  Reply # 2064543 29-Jul-2018 13:13
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Presumably you added your Hue hub at some point though, through the app? But if you needed to do that now you couldn't?

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  Reply # 2064544 29-Jul-2018 13:16
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Correct. I did it before, through the Google Home app. "Home Control", "Shopping List" were options there - they no longer exist for me now.







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  Reply # 2064546 29-Jul-2018 13:18
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When you set it up originally, did you have a Google Home or Home Mini smart speaker?

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