4 Available Ways to Play Audible on Google Home

By Noah Brown

Updated on November 25, 2020

With an Audible subscription, you can access the largest library of new and exclusive titles while on the way or at home. Audible lets you enjoy your favorite audiobooks using your handhelds, you can also stream audiobooks through Google Home, Sonos or other speakers. Let me tell you how to play Audible on Google Home.  

In this step-by-step guide, we talk about the audiobook services from Audible that are available for Google Assistant like Google Home. From the post, you’ll know how to control your audiobooks with your Google Home speaker. In no time at all, you’ll be lounging in your study as Google Home reads aloud from your favorite audiobooks.

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Method 1. Play Audible on Google Home with Bluetooth

To play Audible on Google Home, you could make your device connect to your Google Home Speaker via Bluetooth, then you can stream Audible to Google Home. Just establish the connection with the voice assistant or Google Home app by doing the below steps.

google home bluetooth

Connect to Google Home via Voice Commands

Step 1. Switch on Bluetooth on your phone then turn on your Google Home speaker.

Step 2. Just say “Ok, Google, Bluetooth pairing”. Then your Google Home speaker will detect the nearby devices.

Step 3. Then manually choose your phone and make it connect to your Google Home speaker.

Step 4. Go head to Audible on your phone and choose one audiobook to play. Then you can enjoy your chosen audiobooks from Google Home at home.

Connect Google Home via Google Home App

Step 1. Open the Google Home app on your device after completing the installation.

Step 2. Select the device you want to listen to audiobooks on then tap the Settings icon.

Step 3. Scroll down to find the Paired Bluetooth Devices option and just tap it.

Step 4. Choose Enable Pairing Mode then turn on Bluetooth on your phone to make it connect to Google Home.

Step 5. Open the Audible app on your phone and click the title to play on Audible. Then the sound of the selected audiobook will drift from your Google Home speaker.


Method 2. Listen to Audible on Google Home with Kindle

To listen to an audiobook on your Kindle or Kindle Oasis, you can stream audiobook on Kindle through Google Home. Here’s the tutorial on how to play Audible on Google Home from Kindle.

audible on kindle

Step 1. Tap My Library from the Home screen then tap All.

Step 2. Tap on the audiobook you want to listen to. The audiobook will download if not already downloaded.

Step 3. Tap on Pair Device then tap on your Google Home speaker. Make sure you turn on your Google Home speaker.

Step 4. After the device is paired, the audiobook will play through Google Home.


Method 3. Cast Audible to Google Home with Google Home App

Google Home launches an application for both Android and iOS users. With this application, the playback of Audible on Google Home has never been easier. Just perform the below steps to listen to Audible on Google Home.

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Step 1. Install the Google Home app on your phone and open it.

Step 2. Check whether your phone and Google Home speaker are connected to the same Wi-Fi network.

Step 3. Click the menu button on the main screen of the Google Home app then choose Cast screen/audio.

Step 4. Tap the name of your device and click OK to play Audible books on Google Home.

Step 5. Open the Audible app on your phone then select one audiobook to play. Then you will listen to audiobooks from Google Home as expected.


Method 4. Enjoy Audible to Google Home with Google Play Music

To start listening to Audible on Google Home, it is required that you should have the Audible app installed on your device. And the Audible app is only available on its designated devices like mobile phones. If there is no Audible on your device, the playback of Audible on Google Home cannot be accessible with the above methods.

So, how to play Audible on Google Home if without the Audible app? You need a great tool to help you convert Audible audiobooks to DRM-free audio formats. Tunelf Audio Converter, a full-featured audio converting tool, provides an all-in-one solution to convert Audible to universal MP3 files within several clicks. Just see how to get it done.

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Key Features of Tunelf Audible Audiobook Converter

  • Strip DRM protection from Audible and iTunes audiobooks with ease
  • Rip music tracks from Apple Music and iTunes to several plain formats
  • Convert common audio files to several popular audio formats like MP3
  • Preserve the converted audios with lossless audio quality and ID3 tags

Step 1 Import Audible files to Tunelf window

audio converter interface

Fire up Tunelf Audio Converter on your computer and then you need to add audiobooks you want to play to the main home of Tunelf application. There are two methods for you to add audiobooks. You can directly drag and drop audiobooks from the local folder to Tunelf interface. Or you could click the second button at the top menu bar of Tunelf application to add Audible audiobooks to the conversion list.

Step 2 Adjust the output Audible audio format

select output format

Just click the Format panel to set the output parameters for Audible audiobooks. In this option, you can set the output format. Tunelf application supports six audio formats such as MP3, AAC, M4A, M4B, FLAC, and WAV. For better audio quality, you can also adjust the bit rate, sample rate, channel, and codec and check the corresponding box to keep the lossless quality. Remember to click the Ok button after you have set up your parameters.

Step 3 Convert Audible audiobook book to MP3

convert apple music

Now you can click the Convert button at the lower right corner and let Tunelf application start converting Audible audiobooks to your specific format immediately. After the conversion, you can check the converted audiobooks in the converted history by clicking the Converted button at the top menu bar. Next, you’re prepared to transfer the audiobooks to Google Play for playing on Google Home.

Step 4 Transfer Audible to Google Play for enjoy

add music to google paly

Open Chrome and make sure that you’re signed in to Chrome using the same Google account you use with Google Play. Navigate to the web player of Google Play and click Menu > Upload music. Then drag and drop the converted audiobooks or choose them to upload with Select from your computer. Finally, your audiobooks are uploaded to Google Play then start playing Audible on Google Home with Google Play.


Conclusion

With the above methods, you can seamlessly mesh your audiobooks with your Google Home with ease. You can also control the playback of Audible on Google Home by using voice commands. Compared with the other three methods, Tunelf Audio Converter lets play Audible on Google Home freely. Besides, you could also share your audiobooks with others and enjoy your audiobooks on any device.

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