Google launches Stream transfer feature that lets you move music, videos between devices

Google launches Stream transfer feature that lets you move music, videos between devices
Google continues to offer consumers new ways to interact with their smart devices and the last innovation that the search giant has just come up with is quite useful. Dubbed Stream, the new feature allows users to move music, videos, and podcasts between compatible devices in your home using your voice, the Google Home app or the touchscreen on your Nest smart display.

Say you want to move your music with the Google Assistant. Simply start playing music on the Google Home Mini in your living room, and then say “Hey Google, move the music to the kitchen speaker.”

If you prefer to use the Google Home app instead, tap the cast button that will allow you to see all the devices in your home, then choose which device or group you wish to move your music to.

If you want to move YouTube videos between a Nest smart display and Chromecast-enabled TV, simply choose the videos on Nest Hub Max and tap the cast control on the screen to move it to the TV. Or, simply say “Hey Google, play it on living room TV.”

Also, if you have more than one Google Home and Nest smart speaker or display in your home, you can set up a speaker group in the Home app. You will be able to transfer music from a single speaker to the speaker group following the steps above.

The new Stream feature is compatible with popular music apps, including YouTube Music, Spotify, Pandora and more. As far as videos go, it's just YouTube for now, but more apps may be added in the future.

Google's new Stream transfer feature will be rolled out across all Chromecast, Google Home, as well as Nest smart speakers and display today.


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