To make matters more confusing, there are some apps you might think you need but either, one, you really don’t or, two, you do, just not for the reason you think. Rest assured; I’m going to sort it all out for you.
I’ll show you which app you absolutely need, which ones aren’t critical but definitely worth having and, finally, which one you can leave on the app store shelf (unless, of course, you need it for a different reason than setting up your smart speakers).
The Google Home app does almost, but not quite, everything
Everyone needs to download the Google Home app to set up their Google-branded smart speakers, so it’s by far the most ubiquitous of these apps. The Google Home app is the one you’ll use the vast majority of the time when you need to accomplish something you can’t easily handle with voice commands. For example, you need the app toor , into rooms or for playing music across your whole house.
It’s also incredibly useful as a centralized place to see the…