Google Home

Control Insteon Devices from your Google Home

 

With Insteon Hub (2245-222) and Google Home, you can control Insteon-connected lights and appliances with your voice. The following article covers pairing your Insteon Hub account with the Google Home app.

For Android users with a Home device go to the Google Home support page. If you do not have a Google Home device installed make sure the install the Google Assistant app so that you get access the Google Assistant Home Control settings.

Step 1

Launch the Google Home App and tap the drawer button in the upper left corner

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Step 2

Tap Home control

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Step 3

Tap the "+" button in the lower right corner

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Step 4

Scroll through the list until you find Insteon and tap on the name

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Step 5

Enter your Insteon account information and tap Sign In

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Step 6

You will see a list of your devices and any scenes you have created. Here you can also add them to rooms that are specific to Google Home (so you can control multiple devices with a single voice command). Tap Done when finished.

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Step 7

Tap Got It and you're all set to start controlling Insteon devices with your voice from Google Home.

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Google Assistant and Supported Insteon Thermostats

 

The Google Assistant supports control of several different Insteon Thermostats; you can increase or decrease the temperature and change modes just by asking the Google Assistant. Use the information in this article to identify if you have a compatible Insteon Thermostat. Note that an Insteon Hub (2245-222) is required to enable voice control from the Google Assistant. 

Supported Insteon Thermostats

These Insteon Thermostats are compatible with Amazon Alexa and allow full voice control functionality of setting temperature and changing modes.

 

Insteon Wired Thermostat

  • Model 2441TH (Revision 1.1 or later)
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Unsupported Insteon Thermostats

These Insteon Thermostats are not explicitly incompatible with the Google Assistant but are not guaranteed to function as expected.

Insteon Thermostat for Heat Pumps

  • Model 2732-242 (Any Revision)
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Incompatible Insteon Thermostats

These Insteon Thermostats are incompatible with the Google Assistant and cannot be controlled.

Insteon Wired Thermostat

  • Model 2441TH (Revision 1.0)
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Insteon Wireless Thermostat

  • Model 2441ZTH
  • Model 2441ZTHR
  • Model 2732-433
  • Model 2732-432
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Insteon Venstar Thermostat Adapter

  • Model 2441V
  • Model 2441VR
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Insteon Venstar Integrated Thermostat

  • Model 2491T1E
  • Model 2491T1ER
  • Model 2491T7E
  • Model 2491T7ER
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Supported Insteon Devices with the Google Assistant

While the Google Assistant supports control of many Insteon devices, not all devices are supported, some devices may not support all features, and some of those features are accessible only through Insteon scenes. Use the table below to identify if your device is supported.

Google Assistant control requires Insteon Hub (2245-222).

Identify your model of Insteon Hub

 
Device Supported with the Google Assistant
Dimmer Module Supported
On/Off Module Supported
Outdoor On/Off Module Supported
LED Bulb (A19)

Supported

LED Bulb for Recessed Lights (PAR38)

Supported

Dimmer Switch Supported
Dimmer Switch (1000W) Supported
Dimmer Switch (2-Wire) Supported
On/Off Switch Supported
Dimmer Toggle Switch Supported
On/Off Toggle Switch Supported
Dimmer Keypad (6-Button) Controls connected light only - scene buttons are voice controllable through Insteon scenes
Dimmer Keypad (8-Button) Controls connected light only - scene buttons are voice controllable through Insteon scenes
On/Off Keypad (6-Button) Controls connected light only - scene buttons are voice controllable through Insteon scenes
On/Off Keypad (8-Button) Controls connected light only - scene buttons are voice controllable through Insteon scenes
Dimmer Outlet Supported
On/Off Outlet (2011) Supported
On/Off Outlet (2014) Controls top outlet only - bottom outlet is voice controllable through Insteon scenes
Wired Thermostat Not all revisions support control with the Google Assistant.
Wireless Thermostat -
Venstar Thermostat Adapter -
Ceiling Fan Controller Controls connected light when addressing device directly - fan speeds are voice controllable through Insteon scenes
Dimmer DIN Rail Module Supported
On/Off DIN Rail Module Supported
Dimmer Micro Module Supported
On/Off Micro Module Supported
Open/Close Micro Module -
0-10V Ballast Dimmer Supported
Dimmer In-Line Module Supported
On/Off In-Line Module Supported
220V Load Controller (Normally Open) -
220V Load Controller (Normally Closed) -
WiFi Cameras -
Open/Close Sensor -
Hidden Door Sensor -
Motion Sensor -
Leak Sensor -
Smoke Bridge -
IO Module -
Mini Remotes -
Door Lock and Deadbolt Controller -
IR Transmitter -
IR Receiver -
Serial Bridge -
iMeter Solo -
SynchroLinc -