You can now ask #google to ‘move the music’ to a different room


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Want music to follow you around your house? You can now ask Google Assistant for that by saying, “Hey Google, move the music to the living room.”

At least, you can if you have a house filled with Google Home smart speakers, Google Nest Hub displays, and / or Chromecast dongles. Google just upgraded its multiroom audio offering with a feature it’s calling Stream Transfer. Previously, you could music you were already playing on additional speakers, but why leave it playing in a room you aren’t using anymore?

I just tried the feature, and it’s as simple as it sounds: start playing music on one Google Cast device, then ask Google Assistant to transfer it to another device (or speaker group) in your house.

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