If you can adjust the sensitivity of your smart Google Home speaker to the password, you can now only match your Google Home ($ 100 at Best Buy) or Nest device to commands when you talk actually against it. That's not only useful – it also helps protect your privacy. If you signed up for the Voice and Audio Activity setting in your Google Account
Hopefully, Google Home's new sensitivity setting will help curb these unintended triggers, better protecting not only your privacy but your sanity as well. Here's what you need to know about the new feature.
Hey, Google, why so sensitive?
Here's how to adjust the alarm word sensitivity on your Google Home devices:
1. Open the Google Home app and find the device whose sensitivity you want to change the password. It should work with the OG Google Home, Google Home Mini ($ 30 at Best Buy) and and Nest Hub ($ 90 at Best Buy) and Hub Max .
2. Tap the device you want to customize, then tap Settings (the gear icon) in the top right corner.
3. Scroll down and under Device Settings tap Hey Google Sensitivity .
4. Drag the slider higher to make Google Home hear your voice better and lower to make it less likely. If you are correct, go outside and adjust your other speakers if necessary.
Now that you can adjust the sensitivity of the password on your Google Home speaker, you can put it almost anywhere. For example, tryfor better sound. And whether you are a new Google Home user or an old professional, you will not regret . Google Home has come a long way from catching up with Alexa, but prove it's still not perfect.