To start casting to your Cyrus ONE cast amplifier, you will have to set it up as a Google Home device.
This process is done through the Google Home application. The set-up takes roughly 10 minutes. Your Cyrus ONE Cast will need to be powered on, with the status indicator turned to yellow and with speakers connected to the amplifier. Make sure that Bluetooth is enabled on your device as this is essential to the setup process.
ONE Cast requires a Wi-Fi connection to cast music, streaming music may cause issues if your home internet plan is limited in bandwidth.
Open the Google Play Store and search for ‘Google Home’, select the top result with the multicoloured icon that resembles a cartoon house.Google Home Android App
On the Google Home App page on the Play Store, select install. Once installed, open the Google Home app and complete the login process using your Google account.
Google Home Android App
To start using your Google Home application, you will need to sign in to an existing or create a Google Account. The Google Home application will automatically sign you into Google Home using the account details from your Android device. If this is disabled, you will have to input your login details through the application.
To Add your Cyrus ONE cast to your Google Home, select the ‘Add’ option from the Google Home Menu
Once you’ve selected Add, select ‘Set up Device’ from the Add and manage menu.
It should be noted that in this menu you have the option to invite members to your home, create a speaker group (multiroom playback) as well as creating new a Home.
Select ‘Set up new devices’.
For users who have previously created a Home, please skip this step
Select the home you’d like to add the ONE Cast to, this can be changed at any point through the menu settings. Press the blue ‘Next’ button at the bottom right of the screen.
This screen will show whilst the Google Home app is searching for devices on your Wi-Fi network.
The Cyrus ONE Cast has been found on your Wi-Fi network through the Google Home app, select ‘Next’ to connect.
The Google Home Application is now connecting to the Cyrus ONE Cast.
The Cyrus ONE Cast has successfully been connected to your Google Home Account.
A chime will play out of the speakers or headphones connected to the Cyrus ONE Cast, if you hear this please select ‘Yes’.
If you didn’t hear anything play, please follow the troubleshooting guide on the Google Home App after selecting ‘Retry‘.
You will have the opportunity to share stats and crash reports with Google, selecting either option will have no impact on device functionality.
You’re able to name and organise your devices through the Google Home app.
If you were to name the ONE Cast as ‘Dining Room’ and use the Google Voice Assistant, “Hey Google, play The Dark Side of the Moon
in the Dining room”, your Google Home would start playing that album on the Cyrus ONE Cast.
If setting up multiple devices, this is important as it may cause confusion in the future.
Select the Wi-Fi network for ONE CAST will connect to, choose from the available networks on screen and connect. ONE Cast will use the selected Wi-Fi network, allowing it to stream music. Press ‘Next‘ to continue.
ONE Cast is connecting to Wi-Fi.
Select ‘Next’ to link your Cyrus ONE Cast to your Google account.
You will be shown a review of what has been set-up on the ONE Cast
Your Cyrus ONE cast is ready to start streaming music.
To stream music through your ONE Cast Amplifier, open your preferred music streaming service supported by Google Home, a full list can be found by clicking the button below
Select the Cast icon above the pause button, from the cast list, select the device that represents your Cyrus ONE cast. If you’re unsure of this, you will be able to check in your Google Home application.
After a short delay. The ONE cast will start to stream directly from the selected music streaming platform, the Cast indicator on your application will change colours, as well as the Cast LED on your Cyrus ONE Cast will change from solid Green to solid White.Supported streaming services
Your music will start to play out of your ONE Cast Amplifier, you will be able to use your android device as normal. You are able to control the volume of the amplifier through the volume buttons on your device, as well as control media playback.
As your ONE cast has been set-up on your network, anyone connected to that internet will be able to cast music onto that device, allowing you to easily integrate it with your existing smart home devices.