Meet the Nest Hub (2nd gen),¹ the center of your helpful home. Stay entertained in the kitchen with shows, videos and music. In the living room, control your compatible lights, TVs and other smart devices with a tap or with your voice. And in the bedroom, Nest Hub (2nd gen) can make waking up easier with a Sunrise Alarm.
In the box
- Nest Hub (2nd gen)
- Power adapter
- Quick Start guide
- Privacy card
- Safety and warranty booklet
Effortlessly Enjoy Videos and Music
Catch up on your favorite Netflix shows. Watch YouTube videos and more. Also, listen to music from the music services you use most, like YouTube Music, Spotify and Pandora. You can see what’s playing right on the display. Play, pause, browse and control the volume with a tap. Or just say “Hey Google.”²
The Hub of Your Connected Home
Nest Hub (2nd gen) is the one place to control your smart home – it works with thousands of compatible devices. Turn on the lights, lock the doors or turn up the thermostat with a tap. Or ask Google and get help even faster.³ Nest Hub (2nd gen) also works with Nest video doorbells and cameras. Just say, “Hey Google, show me the front door camera” to see your live feed.
Keep Your Family Connected
Nest Hub (2nd gen) is full of help for your busy home. See your calendar and create reminders and to-dos. Just say, “Hey Google, broadcast it’s dinnertime” and everyone will hear it on your Nest speakers and displays around the house. You can even ask Google about the weather and so much more. Leave quick messages you can see at a glance. And make voice calls with Google Duo.⁴
Just ask Google about the weather, news, sports or almost anything and get quick answers.
The Ultimate Digital Photo Frame
When you're not using Nest Hub (2nd gen), it shows off your best shots from Google Photos automatically. The colors on the screen adjust to the light in the room, so your photos aren't too bright or too dim.
You can use Quick Gestures to control many Nest Hub (2nd gen) features. Quick Gestures uses Motion Sense to detect when your hand moves - without a camera. Play or pause a song or video, snooze an alarm and stop a timer.
Thoughtfully Designed, Inside and Out
Nest Hub’s subtle design fits any room. The display adjusts to ambient room light, so it’s not too bright or too dim. It shows your best shots from Google Photos automatically, so your favorites are always in the background. And it’s made with the environment in mind – the enclosure is made from 54% recycled plastic.⁵
Wind Down Easily. Wake up Gently.
With Nest Hub (2nd gen) on your bedside table, you can fall asleep and wake up easier. The display dims to make your bedroom more sleep-friendly. From the “Your evening” page, set your alarm, control your compatible lights and other connected devices and play soothing sounds to help you drift off. Nest Hub’s Sunrise Alarm wakes you up gently, and with Motion Sense, just wave your hand to snooze.
An Effortless Way to Track Your Sleep
With Nest Hub on your bedside table, Sleep Sensing⁶ can track when you go to bed, when you wake up and how long you’ve slept. Sleep Sensing uses Motion Sense to detect movement and breathing – without a camera. Over time, it learns your sleep patterns and gives you personalized insights and recommendations to help you get a good night’s sleep.⁷
Nest Hub (2nd gen) Respects Your Privacy
At any time, you can turn off the mic with the mic switch and easily clear your Google Assistant history whenever you want.
¹ Nest Hub (2nd gen) requires a Wi-Fi network, a nearby electrical outlet and a compatible (Android, iOS) mobile device. Minimum OS requirements are available at g.co/home/req. iOS is a trademark of Cisco and is used under license.
² Subscription services may be required for certain content.
³ Google learns your most common music, smart home and productivity commands and responds faster over time.
⁴ To make calls with Duo, Google Duo account is required for you and call recipients. Personalized results, for up to six users, require additional enrollment and setup.
⁵ Enclosure consists of fabric, housing, foot and a few smaller parts.
⁶ Enjoy a preview of Sleep Sensing at no extra cost through 2023. In 2024, Google plans to integrate Sleep Sensing into Fitbit Premium (currently $9.99 per month or $79.99 per year, subject to change and may vary by country). Learn more at g.co/sleepsensing/preview. Sleep Sensing features are subject to your permissions and settings. They use motion, sound, and other device and sensor data to work and require placing the device close to the bed and calibrating the device for your sleeping position. Google Assistant, Google Fit and other Google apps may be required for full functionality. Google Assistant requires a Google Account.
⁷ Sleep Sensing is not intended to diagnose, cure, mitigate, prevent or treat any disease or condition. Consult your healthcare professional for questions about your health. Device placement and nearby people, pets, or noises can cause inaccurate readings.
1) Plug in your Hub.
2) On your phone or tablet, open the Google Home app.
3) Tap the Add icon > Set up device plus > New device > follow the in-app steps.
4) You’ll be able to opt-out of some settings, like Voice Match or personal results. You can change these settings at any time after you complete the setup.
For guided, step-by-step installation instructions, please visit Google's Guided setup tool.