Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Setup Zip Voice Assist (Google Home)

Google Home

To setup and pair a Google Home device to a ZIP recorder, it needs to be linked with a google home account. 

1. In the DVR/ NVR go to Network > Voice Assist > Google. 

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2. Enter the Google account email address into the User field. 

3. Click Bind, then Apply. 

NOTE - Make sure all of the cameras connected to your recorder have unique names before adding to Google. 

4. Find and Install the Google Home App

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5. Select ‘+’ to create a home

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6. Select "Create new a name for home"

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7. Enter a name for the home.

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8. Enter your address.

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9. Select "+" at top, then set up device.

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10. Select "Works with Google".

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11. Search "smart camera view".

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12. Select "Allow.

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13. Speak the command to Google to show the stream of the camera.

Example (with a camera channel called driveway).


"Hey Google, show Driveway camera"


"Hey Google, what's on Driveway camera"


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