Tutorial: How to use Google Assistant


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Hi guys,

The Google Action for Mixtile is officially released! At the time of this post, this action supports lights, outlets, switches, and locks. In future updates, we will be adding compatible device types to the list. Here are some examples of what you can do

Smart Lights (Philips, LIFX, Aeotec, TP-LINK, Sengled, Enbrighten, Gledopto, Heiman, etc.)

  • Ok Google, turn on the Living Room lights
  • Ok Google, set the Bedroom lights to pink
  • Ok Google, is the Kitchen light on?
  • Ok Google, adjust Bedroom lights to 20% (or Set Bedroom lights to 20%)
  • Ok Google, turn off the Office lights

Smart Locks (August, Yale, Kwikset, and Schlage)

  • Ok Google, lock the Front Door
  • Ok Google, unlock the Front Door
  • Ok Google, is the Bedroom Door locked?

Smart Outlets and Switches (Xiaomi, GE, Wemo, TP-LINK, SmartThings, Aqara, Leviton, etc.)

  • Ok Google, turn on the Fan
  • Ok Google, turn off the Fan
  • Ok Google, is the Bedroom light on?

How to get Started?

First method – Authorize with Mixtile app
(Android & iOS)

  1. On your Home app, go to “Settings”, select “Assistant”, then “Home control”
  2. Click “+” icon in the bottom right corner, search for “Mixtile” and click it
  3. There will a prompt asking you to “Open this link in Mixtile”. Click it! You will be re-directed to the Mixtile app.
  4. On the Mixtile App, click “Confirm” to ‘Access from Third Party’
  5. Select the hub then select devices you want to add to Google Assistant
  6. Save and you will re-directed to the Google Home app.

Second method – Authorize with Mixtile Account
(Android & iOS)

  1. On the Mixtile app, go to Me > Access from Third Party > Google Assistant > Confirm. Select the devices you want to add to Google Assistant
    (For Mixtile app version 0.7.1+, Me > Connect Alexa and Google Assistant > (Select your hub) > (Selected the devices you want Google to control))
  2. On your Google Home app, go to “Settings”, select “Assistant”, then “Home control”
  3. Click “+” icon in the bottom right corner, search for “Mixtile” and click it
  4. There will a prompt asking you to “Open this link in Mixtile”. Ignore it! You will be re-directed to login to your Mixtile account from the Google Home app. Type in your email address then ‘Get Code’
    username : email (this is case sensitive)
    password : verification code
  5. After the action is linked, the devices will pop up and you can select which ones you want to add to Google Home.

If you have issues or have questions, let us know in the comment below or send us a message at contact form

Bac

Mixtile Team