Google Will Discontinue its Wifi App, Transfer Customers to Google House

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Cameron Summerson

In the event you personal a Google or Nest Wifi mesh package, get able for a transformation. In an electronic mail despatched out to customers, Google says it’ll discontinue the Google Wifi app and transfer all customers over to Google House. The Google Wifi app will disappear completely in June.

In some ways, the changeover shouldn’t be too tricky for Google Wifi customers. Google House can already organize and handle Google and Nest Wifi kits. And in our revel in, Google House is already the awesome, extra intuitive possibility.

However sooner or later, it’ll be the best choice. As Google explains, beginning Might twenty fifth, you must use the Google House app so as to add new Google or Nest Wifi gadgets or adjust, increase, or create networks. You’ll be able to stay the usage of the Google Wifi app, however it’ll solely paintings to view the community’s standing.

And in June, Google will take away the Google Wifi app from app retail outlets completely. In principle, if you have already got the app downloaded, you could possibly use it as a view-only possibility—however Google may just do a last replace to take away that capacity prior to elimination. The corporate will maximum no less than upload messages concerning the incoming alternate.

In the event you haven’t already, you’ll be able to import your gadgets from Google Wifi to Google House. Simply open the Google House app, plus icon within the most sensible left, faucet “Import Google Wifi community,” and faucet “Subsequent.” Select your house, then apply the activates.

If you wish to get began now, you’ll be able to download the Google House app for (*11*)iOS and Android.

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For info, see a duplicate of Google’s electronic mail under:

To assist our shoppers regulate and organize all their attached merchandise in one position and permit routines throughout them, we’re shifting the regulate of Google Wifi gadgets to the Google House app. You’ll be able to simply migrate your Google Wifi community into the Google House app, the place you’ll have the ability to regulate your Wi-Fi community. Up to now yr, we’ve concerned with addressing actual buyer requests for Wi-Fi at house. While you migrate, you’ll get options like:

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FAQs – under are extra main points to questions you will have.

What’s converting with the Google Wifi app?
Beginning Might 25, you’ll solely have the ability to upload new gadgets or adjust, increase, or create networks within the Google House app (now not the Google Wifi app). You’ll be able to proceed the usage of the Wifi app to view the standing of your present community and gadgets, however it is important to use the House app to make any adjustments in your networks. In June, we’ll ask all new Google Wifi shoppers to make use of the Google House app completely (the Wifi app will not be in app retail outlets or supported at that time).

How do I migrate my community?
Get began lately — it’s fast and gained’t have an effect on your community. Be informed extra.

1. Open the Google House app.

2. Faucet the plus icon within the most sensible left, faucet Import Google Wifi community, and faucet Subsequent.

3. Select a house and faucet Subsequent.

4. Ascertain your Wi-Fi community, then faucet Subsequent.

5. Observe the in-app directions to complete including your community.

What’s the Google House app?
The Google House app is helping you place up, organize, and regulate your Google Nest, Google House, and Chromecast gadgets, plus 1000’s of appropriate attached house merchandise like lighting fixtures, cameras, thermostats, and extra. The House app is designed to turn you the standing of your house, stay you up-to-the-minute with what you neglected, and combine your gadgets with house routines. Be informed extra.

— The Google Nest Wifi group