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Control a Matter device

Once your Matter-compliant device has been successfully paired and appears in the Google Home app (GHA), test control of the device by different methods:

Google Assistant

Use Google Assistant to toggle the device state from voice commands.

See the Control smart home devices with voice commands section of Control smart home devices added to the Google Home app for example commands.

Google Home app

Toggle the device state from the GHA.

See the Control devices with the Google Home app section of Control smart home devices added to the Google Home app for more information.

Smart display

Toggle the device state from the device panel of a display, such as the Google Nest Hub (2nd Generation).