Adding routines to Amazon's Alexa meant that it was only a matter of time before it came to Google, which it did earlier this year. Alexa if it can help it.
What's a routine ? The simple answer is, you set the Google Home to hear You could say "Hey Google, I'm headed out," which will trigger Google Home to start playing and turn off all the lights. Or say "OK Google, I'm going home" and the Google Assistant could be your spouse to say you're on the way and reset your smart thermostat so the temp is just right when you arrive.
It might sound complicated, but setting up a routine is easy. Here's how.