Set up Google Assistant with Xbox One

The Xbox Action for Google Assistant lets you control your Xbox One from any Google Assistant or Google Home-enabled device.

Setup

  1. Sign in to your Xbox.
  2. In the Google Home app for iOS or Android:
    1. Tap + Add.
    2. Tap Set up device.
    3. Tap Have something already set up?
    4. Search for Xbox.
  3. Select Xbox and sign in with the Microsoft account you use on Xbox.
  4. Follow the instructions to pair your Xbox with your Google Assistant device and provide your Xbox device name.

Google Assistant commands for Xbox

When controlling your Xbox with Google Assistant, use the device name you added during setup. If you named your console ‘Xbox’, just use the commands below. If not, substitute the device name you provided during setup.

Here are some commands to try:

  • “Hey Google, play Fortnite on Xbox”
  • “Hey Google, turn off Xbox”
  • “Hey Google, turn on Xbox”
  • “Hey Google, pause Xbox”
  • “Hey Google, resume on Xbox”
  • “Hey Google, volume up on Xbox”
  • “Hey Google, volume down 5 on Xbox”
  • “Hey Google, launch YouTube on Xbox”
  • “Hey Google, mute Xbox”
  • “Hey Google, record that on Xbox”
  • “Hey Google, take a screenshot on Xbox”
  • “Hey Google, change the channel to [channel name] on Xbox” (if live TV is configured)

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