Google Assistant

Hive works with Google Assistant and Google Home speakers. Just connect your Hive devices to the Google Home app and you’re good to go.

Google Assistant

Hive works with Google Assistant and Google Home speakers. Just connect your Hive devices to the Google Home app and you’re good to go.

Now we’re talking

Control your Heating, Lights and Plugs, simply by asking Google Assistant.

Now we’re talking

Control your Heating, Lights and Plugs, simply by asking Google Assistant.

“OK Google… what’s the temperature in here?”

Ask what the temperature is and adjust your thermostat if you need to.

“OK Google… what’s the temperature in here?”

Ask what the temperature is and adjust your thermostat if you need to.

“OK Google… turn on my plug.”

Turn on the kettle. Turn off your bedroom lamp. All with your voice.

“OK Google… turn on my plug.”

Turn on the kettle. Turn off your bedroom lamp. All with your voice.

Get started with Google Assistant

To link your Hive account to Google Assistant go to:
Google Home app > Settings > Works With Google > Search Hive > Enter your Hive account information

It will then sync with your Hive devices, after which you can organise your devices into rooms or just control your Hive devices with Google Assistant.

Get started with Google Assistant

To link your Hive account to Google Assistant go to:
Google Home app > Settings > Works With Google > Search Hive > Enter your Hive account information

It will then sync with your Hive devices, after which you can organise your devices into rooms or just control your Hive devices with Google Assistant.

What else works with Google Assistant

Hive Active Heating
£179
Hive Smart Light Bulb – 3 Pack
£49
Hive Colour Smart Light Bulb
£19
Hive Plug
£39

What else works with Google Assistant

Hive Active Heating
Hive Smart Light Bulb – 3 Pack
Hive Colour Smart Light Bulb
Hive Plug

Frequently Asked Questions

Hive Active Heating

  • OK Google, set the living room to 20 degrees

  • OK Google, turn up the living room

  • OK Google, turn down the living room

  • OK Google, what’s the temperature in the living room?

  • OK Google, what’s the living room set to?

  • OK Google, turn on the hot water

  • OK Google, turn off the hot water

Hive Lights

  • OK Google, turn on the bedroom

  • OK Google, turn off the bedroom

  • OK Google, brighten the bedroom

  • OK Google, dim the bedroom

  • OK Google, change the bedroom to pink

  • OK Google, change the bedroom to warm white

Hive Light groups created in the Hive app can be controlled with Google Assistant.

Hive Plug

  • OK Google, turn on the coffee machine

  • OK Google, turn off the coffee machine

Quick Actions (Scenes)

Quick Actions created in the Hive app can be controlled with Google Assistant.

You’ll find them on the Scenes tab of the Home Control section in the Google Assistant app.

  • OK Google, turn on boost (where your Quick Action is named “boost”)

  • OK Google, activate bedtime (where your Quick Action is named “bedtime”)

  • OK Google, start movie time (where your Quick Action is named “movie time”)

When using the action, you’ll need to specify the name of the device, group or Quick Action (scene) you want to control. You can easily rename these in the Hive app. Using simple names like “Living Room” or “Kitchen” works best with Google Assistant.

Top tip: if you make any changes, remember to ask Google to “sync devices”.


Hive Active Heating

  • OK Google, set the living room to 20 degrees

  • OK Google, turn up the living room

  • OK Google, turn down the living room

  • OK Google, what’s the temperature in the living room?

  • OK Google, what’s the living room set to?

  • OK Google, turn on the hot water

  • OK Google, turn off the hot water

Hive Lights

  • OK Google, turn on the bedroom

  • OK Google, turn off the bedroom

  • OK Google, brighten the bedroom

  • OK Google, dim the bedroom

  • OK Google, change the bedroom to pink

  • OK Google, change the bedroom to warm white

Hive Light groups created in the Hive app can be controlled with Google Assistant.

Hive Plug

  • OK Google, turn on the coffee machine

  • OK Google, turn off the coffee machine

Quick Actions (Scenes)

Quick Actions created in the Hive app can be controlled with Google Assistant.

You’ll find them on the Scenes tab of the Home Control section in the Google Assistant app.

  • OK Google, turn on boost (where your Quick Action is named “boost”)

  • OK Google, activate bedtime (where your Quick Action is named “bedtime”)

  • OK Google, start movie time (where your Quick Action is named “movie time”)

When using the action, you’ll need to specify the name of the device, group or Quick Action (scene) you want to control. You can easily rename these in the Hive app. Using simple names like “Living Room” or “Kitchen” works best with Google Assistant.

Top tip: if you make any changes, remember to ask Google to “sync devices”.


Yes, you can use Google Assistant to change HomeShield modes, and arm or disarm HomeShield as part of your Routines.

> Find out more about setting up Google Assistant for Hive HomeShield


Yes, you can use Google Assistant to change HomeShield modes, and arm or disarm HomeShield as part of your Routines.

> Find out more about setting up Google Assistant for Hive HomeShield


Frequently Asked Questions

Hive Active Heating

  • OK Google, set the living room to 20 degrees

  • OK Google, turn up the living room

  • OK Google, turn down the living room

  • OK Google, what’s the temperature in the living room?

  • OK Google, what’s the living room set to?

  • OK Google, turn on the hot water

  • OK Google, turn off the hot water

Hive Lights

  • OK Google, turn on the bedroom

  • OK Google, turn off the bedroom

  • OK Google, brighten the bedroom

  • OK Google, dim the bedroom

  • OK Google, change the bedroom to pink

  • OK Google, change the bedroom to warm white

Hive Light groups created in the Hive app can be controlled with Google Assistant.

Hive Plug

  • OK Google, turn on the coffee machine

  • OK Google, turn off the coffee machine

Quick Actions (Scenes)

Quick Actions created in the Hive app can be controlled with Google Assistant.

You’ll find them on the Scenes tab of the Home Control section in the Google Assistant app.

  • OK Google, turn on boost (where your Quick Action is named “boost”)

  • OK Google, activate bedtime (where your Quick Action is named “bedtime”)

  • OK Google, start movie time (where your Quick Action is named “movie time”)

When using the action, you’ll need to specify the name of the device, group or Quick Action (scene) you want to control. You can easily rename these in the Hive app. Using simple names like “Living Room” or “Kitchen” works best with Google Assistant.

Top tip: if you make any changes, remember to ask Google to “sync devices”.


Hive Active Heating

  • OK Google, set the living room to 20 degrees

  • OK Google, turn up the living room

  • OK Google, turn down the living room

  • OK Google, what’s the temperature in the living room?

  • OK Google, what’s the living room set to?

  • OK Google, turn on the hot water

  • OK Google, turn off the hot water

Hive Lights

  • OK Google, turn on the bedroom

  • OK Google, turn off the bedroom

  • OK Google, brighten the bedroom

  • OK Google, dim the bedroom

  • OK Google, change the bedroom to pink

  • OK Google, change the bedroom to warm white

Hive Light groups created in the Hive app can be controlled with Google Assistant.

Hive Plug

  • OK Google, turn on the coffee machine

  • OK Google, turn off the coffee machine

Quick Actions (Scenes)

Quick Actions created in the Hive app can be controlled with Google Assistant.

You’ll find them on the Scenes tab of the Home Control section in the Google Assistant app.

  • OK Google, turn on boost (where your Quick Action is named “boost”)

  • OK Google, activate bedtime (where your Quick Action is named “bedtime”)

  • OK Google, start movie time (where your Quick Action is named “movie time”)

When using the action, you’ll need to specify the name of the device, group or Quick Action (scene) you want to control. You can easily rename these in the Hive app. Using simple names like “Living Room” or “Kitchen” works best with Google Assistant.

Top tip: if you make any changes, remember to ask Google to “sync devices”.


Yes, you can use Google Assistant to change HomeShield modes, and arm or disarm HomeShield as part of your Routines.

> Find out more about setting up Google Assistant for Hive HomeShield


Yes, you can use Google Assistant to change HomeShield modes, and arm or disarm HomeShield as part of your Routines.

> Find out more about setting up Google Assistant for Hive HomeShield


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