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Smart Home: Connect Lorex Home devices to Google Home

Select products using the Lorex Home app are compatible with voice commands through Google Home. Follow the steps below to connect your Lorex device to your Google Home environment.

Prerequisites:

  • IMPORTANT: Users with a D841 Series DVR must ensure that voice assistance is enabled on the DVR. Click here for full instructions.
  • Ensure you have completed setup of your Google-enabled device (e.g., Google Home Hub) using the Google Home app (not the Google Assistant app).
  • Ensure your Lorex device is powered on and connected to the Internet.
  • Complete setup of your Lorex device using the Lorex Home app. For full setup instructions, see the Lorex Home app manual on your product page on lorex.com
  • Ensure your Lorex device is up-to-date with the latest firmware.

To add your Lorex device using Google Home:

  1. Launch the Google Home app (not Google Assistant).

  2. From the home screen, tap Add.

tap add

  1. Tap Set up device.

tap set up device

  1. Tap Works with Google.

  1. Search for Lorex Home, then tap to begin setup.

search for lorex home, then tap

  1. Verify your Lorex Home account by entering the email address and password used for the Lorex Home app, then tap Sign in.

sign in using email address and password for lorex home app

  1. Tap Authorize.

tap authorize

  1. Select individual channels to organize cameras within your home, or exit to the home screen to view all connected devices.

select individual channels to organize them within your home

Congratulations! You are now ready to use Google Home to control your Lorex security camera system.