Shopping can be a nightmare. Overcrowded parking lots, crowds in rush hour, long queues, few supplies and general nonsense that you do not want to deal with. We can not blame you. Google Home ($ 69 at Walmart) includes some useful tools you can use ̵
The two main ways to do this are: by creating shopping lists (you can use your voice to protect your fingers) and Google Express, a shopping and delivery service provided by Google that, of course, links to your Google homepage.
These tips may seem simple at first glance, but once you use them, you'll find that they can greatly simplify your shopping experience, especially if you're the type to get in, get out, and with your day would like to continue.
Easily create a shopping list.
Google can create a list for literally everything, but right now we stick to food. You can create a list from your Google Home device or from the wizard in the Google Home app.
About your Google Home device
Say "Hello Google, start a shopping list" or whatever you want to call them. Google should confirm that the list has been created and ask what you want to add.
You can add things now, later, or manually through the app, for example, if you forget the eggs. Later, you can say "Hey google, what's on my shopping list?" and Google will tell you.
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About the Google Home app
- Open the Google Home app
- Tap the microphone
- Say "Start a shopping list" or "Start a list" (19659015) Google asks for your wishes) wants to call it).
- Add your articles orally and manually and ask Google what's on your shopping list.
We're sorry, but the saying, "Hey Google, delete 10 bags of Cheetos from my shopping list" is not working. You must access your shopping list in the Google Home app and manually check the item.
A shopping list on the Google app is most useful to make sure you do not forget anything before you go shopping weekly. However, you can "buy" the list after creating it in the app.
To buy the list (without going to the store), open it manually in the Google Home app . At the bottom of the screen, tap Shop this list and you'll be redirected to Google Express for in-app purchases and price comparisons.
Shopping with Google Express
You can buy almost anything through Google Express, Google's shopping service. There is no membership fee. If you order something, the delivery fee of the transaction will be noted on your invoice. Sometimes a store offers a free delivery if your bill at checkout has a certain amount. There are three ways to shop it – by voice on your Google homepage, in the Google Express app, or on their website. It works pretty much the same for everyone.
The Google Express app and website work like most shopping sites. Search for your wishes, put them in the shopping cart and check them out. There are dozens of coupon codes, discounts, and personalized recommendations based on your shopping history (you can disable this).
You also have easy access to all shopping lists you've created, the ability to reorder items, check the status and history of your orders, and switch accounts.
Shopping with Google Home Page by Speech
First, say "Hey, google, buy Target paper towels" (or whatever item you want in your favorite store). Google lists a selection of paper towels (different brands, prices, and stores) that you can say "yes" or "no." After you decide to make a purchase, Google asks if you need something else. If you do not, say "No, check out". Google sends an order summary to your phone so you can make sure everything is alright. If so, you can tell Google to place your order.
Shopping in the Google Home app
This usually works the same way as shopping with language, but with the visualization of the progress of your order. Open the Google Home app and tap Microphone to start. You can either talk to Google or type in the bubble answers. It's all about your convenience.
- Before you begin ordering, make sure your postal code is correct. This is mainly the case when using a desktop. Sometimes the IP address says that you are in a different state.
- You can also familiarize yourself with Google Express compliant stores for faster, better voice search results.
- Use your best judgment … I would not order a couch with just a voice.
- In addition to the discounts, you can also link your loyalty memberships (Costco and NikePlus) and your Target account with Google Express.
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