Google Home Notifications and Alerts in Your Phone

Google Home and Nest devices provide a range of notifications such as alarms, reminders, and alerts. While these notifications are useful, users may become overwhelmed by the sheer volume of notifications, leading to information overload, distraction, and reduced productivity. Furthermore, there is no way to filter or prioritize these notifications based on urgency, which can cause users to miss critical information.

So, are you also tired of missing important notifications from your Google Home and Nest appliances? Well, we have exciting news for you! By integrating Notify.Events with the Google Home app and Nest, you can now receive all your notifications and alerts directly on your phone via 50+ communication tools you use everyday. In this article, we will guide you through the step-by-step process of integrating Notify.Events with the Google Home app and Nest, bringing convenience and efficiency to your daily life.

Notify.Events x Google Home / Nest

Notify.Events is a powerful notification management tool that can help users manage Google Home notifications efficiently. By integrating Notify.Events with Google Home and Nest, users can receive notifications on their mobile devices.

Integrating Notify.Events with Google Home and Nest has numerous benefits.

Firstly, it facilitates a more streamlined and efficient notification process, making it easier for users to stay informed and focused while on-the-go. 

Secondly, Notify.Events offers customizable notifications, enabling users to prioritize notifications and adjust their preferences based on their relevance and urgency. It prevents users from being inundated with low-priority notifications and will only notify users when critical alerts arrive.

Thirdly, Notify.Events supports 50+ integrations with popular communication and collaboration tools like Slack, Discord, and Microsoft Teams, allowing users to receive notifications in the applications they prefer. With this support, users can drastically reduce the number of applications they need to check, promoting efficient task management.

Setting up Notify.Events Integration

Now that you're familiar with Notify.Events, let's move on to setting it up with your Google Home app and Nest devices. Follow these simple steps to get started:

  1. Create a Notify.Events account
  2. First, visit our website and click on the signup button. Fill in the required information, and don't forget to verify your account through the email confirmation sent by Notify.Events. You will automatically start with the 30-day free trial.

  3. Create a new notification channel
  4. The next step is to create a new channel, i.e. notification flow. For this, click Channels > Create on your dashboard and set up your flow. 

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  5. Add a new notification source
  6. Once you have your channel up and running, connect Google Home / Nest as a source. For this, use the Add source button in the Sources section and choose Google Home / Nest.

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    The system will automatically generate a personal email address for forwarding notifications. You will need it in the next step. 

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  7. Set up Google Home / Nest notifications
  8. To finish setting up the integration, launch the Google Home app on your mobile device. Access the settings menu and navigate to the Notifications section. You can set up notifications from Google Home / Nest using the built-in email event notification functional. Follow one of the official instructions below, with setting the email address you got earlier as a target:

  9. Connect notification recipient apps

Notify.Events offers more than 50 ways to get notified: messengers like Telegram, Slack, and Discord, push notification apps, SMS, voice calls, and more. To add one or more recipients, use the Subscribe button in the Recipients section.

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You can also share the subscription link with your family members or colleagues to let them also get alerted in the preferred way. 

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Customizing Notifications and Alerts

Congratulations on successfully integrating Notify.Events with the Google Home app and Nest! From this moment, you are empowered to receive all your Google Home and Nest notifications and alerts directly to the chosen channel, making it easier than ever to stay informed and responsive.

Now you can specify the conditions that trigger notifications and customize your notification settings to suit your needs, ensuring you only receive what matters most to you. Grant any necessary permissions and configurations to ensure a successful integration. 

  1. Within the Google Home platform, you'll find notification settings. These settings allow you to prioritize specific types of notifications based on their relevance and urgency. It is essential to determine what types of events or alerts warrant notifications and which ones do not. For example, if there’s a water leak, a new camera snapshot, or a to-do reminder, you can ensure they are delivered promptly to you.
  2. Take advantage of the customization options offered by Notify.Events to personalize your alerts further. Access the notification recipient settings and apply filters and rules to receive specific notifications, prioritize particular types of notifications based on their relevance and urgency. This way, you'll only receive what matters most to you, avoiding unnecessary distractions.
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  4. But wait, there's more! Notify.Events also allows you to integrate with other apps and services from different spheres to create a comprehensive notification experience. Whether it's another smart home platform, email inbox, or some business tools, you can create a dedicated notification flow for it and get instantly notified of all critical events 24/7. Just go and check the source catalog.


Google Home and Nest devices are excellent smart home tools, but the constant buzzing of devices can be overwhelming. By integrating Notify.Events with Google Home and Nest, users can manage notifications more efficiently and effectively. This integration allows users to prioritize notifications, customize notifications, and receive alerts on their preferred devices and communication platforms. By embracing Notify.Events, users can regain focus and productivity in their daily life. Enjoy the convenience and efficiency of staying connected with your Google Home and Nest devices, all from the palm of your hand.

Margarita Ramsten | Jan 10, 2024 Share it: