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Connect Twinkly to Google Assistant

To remote control Twinkly and through voice commands, your Twinkly should be connected the 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 control Twinkly through voice commands from your smartphone and through Google Smart Home devices.

Prerequisites

To begin with, you need to download the Twinkly app and follow these 2 steps:

  1. Directly connect to your Twinkly
  2. Connect Twinkly to a local Wi-Fi Network

Download the Google Assistant app and follow the guided procedure to configure it.

Please verify:

  • 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 of your Twinkly.
  • The local Wi-Fi network properly access internet resources.
  • Your smartphone is connected to the same local Wi-Fi network of your Twinkly and of your Google Smart home device (if available).

 

Create a Twinkly account

Make sure to have your Twinkly Account Login info handy.

Add Twinkly to your Google Assistant

  1. Open your Google Assistant app
  2. Find the Twinkly app 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 TwinklyIf you created a group of Twinkly you will be only able to control the whole group.

 

Voice command Twinkly

Ask Google Assistant to synchronize effects typing or voice command: 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.

List of commands available by now

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

  • Turn Twinkly on
  • Turn Twinkly off

Ask Google to adjust the Brightnees

  • Google set Twinkly at 50%

Change the dominant color. IE:

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

 

IMPORTANT NOTES

  1. If you create a group of Twinkly you will be able to mange only the group and not the single lights.
  2. Twinkly will be managed like any other smart light in your house, be sure to manage at best the partition in rooms and settings.