Can I use my Twinkly PRO device with Google Home? (Twinkly Plus)

How to pair and control your Twinkly Plus with Google Home

Applies to Gen I and Gen II devices and Twinkly Plus

 

Twinkly PRO product family is not compatible with Google Home voice controls.
This feature is only available for Twinkly and Twinkly Plus.

Below we explain how to do this step by step.

 


 

Remote control Twinkly using voice controls connecting Twinkly to your Google Assistant app.

Google Assistant is a smartphone app available on the AppStore and Google Play Store.

Connecting the lights to Google Assistant allows you to manage Twinkly using voice controls from your smartphone and Google Smart Home devices.

Prerequisites


First, you need to download the Twinkly app and follow these 2 steps:

  1. Connect Twinkly to a local Wi-Fi Network
  2. Download the Amazon Alexa app and follow the guided procedure to configure it.

Please check:


  • You installed on Twinkly the latest version of firmware available.
  • Your Google Smart Home device (if available) is running and connected to the same local Wi-Fi network as your Twinkly.
  • The local Wi-Fi network properly accesses internet resources.
  • Your smartphone is connected to the same local Wi-Fi network as your Twinkly and of your Google Smart home device (if available).

Make sure to have your Twinkly Account Login info at hand.

 

Add Twinkly to your Google Assistant

  1. Open your Google Assistant app
  2. Find the Twinkly skill and add it to your Google Assistant.
  3. Log In with the same credentials of your Twinkly account
    if you accessed through social login, be sure to access it with the same user
  4. In the list of elements available you can see all of your Twinkly.
    If you created a group of Twinkly you will be only able to control the whole group.

Instructions available

Both Twinkly Generation I and II

Turn on / off all the lights or just one light. IE:

  • OK Google, Turn Twinkly on
  • OK Google, Turn Twinkly off

Only on Twinkly Generation II

Ask Google to adjust the Brightness

  • OK Google, Google set Twinkly Brightness at 50%

Change the dominant color. IE:

  • OK Google, set Twinkly to Blue
  • OK Google, set Twinkly to Red
  • OK Google, set Twinkly to Yellow

Ask Google Assistant to synchronize effects typing or voice controls: synchronize devices.

This is necessary the first time you use it or every time you add new lights, remove lights, or your network settings change.

 

Important notes:

  • If you create a group of Twinkly you will be able to manage only the group and not the single lights.
  • Voice controls to change colors are not available on Gold Edition devices.

 


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