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Next step: Record your (and your kids ') favorite stories . After you record the greeting, questions and responses, My Storytime will immediately prompt There, you can record a new story by pressing the New Story button, listen to and edit stories you 've already recorded by tapping or clicking on the title
It lets you record stories and then ask your Google or Nest Home devices to play them to your children. Once you 've signed in to your Google account on the My Storytime website, it will ask you to record greetings and instructions for listeners, so they can hear your voice when they' re navigating
Reading stories to your little ones is among the greatest joys of being a parent, grandparent, sibling, aunt or uncle, but sometimes life and distance can get in the way. That's where, a new app for and smart speakers, steps in. My Storytime lets you record stories from anywhere in the world so the children in your life can listen to your voice telling their favorite tales, wherever they may be.
This isn't Google's first foray into children's books -- brings select books to life with music and sound effects. What makes My Storytime different, however, is that listeners will be greeted by a familiar voice that not only reads stories to the kiddos, but interacts with them as well.
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The bedtime story is a cherished ritual between parents and their children, and one that hurts the most to miss when mom or dad are away . Record new stories or upload existing audio files to MyStorytime.com, and they'll be played back by saying "Hey Google , talk to My Storytime."
The bedtime story is a cherished ritual between parents and their children, and one that hurts the Inspired by a military family in the US, My Storytime is a conversational action that lets you record stories when you ' re away , which are then instantly accessible back home on Google Nest devices.
Whether your family has a mom in the military, a dad who travels for work, grandparents who live out of state or an older sibling off at college, here's how to set up My Storytime so you can share stories, no matter how many miles separate the ones you love.
Setting up My Storytime is short and sweet
To get started, you'll have to record a greeting and some basic questions and responses so listeners can interact with your voice just like they do. My Storytime provides scripts, so you don't have to wing it, and the whole process only takes about five minutes. Here's how to get started:
1. Head to theusing either a phone, tablet or desktop browser.
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Google Assistant's latest feature, My Storytime, allows you to read to kids when away from home However, if they have access to your Nest, they can easily listen to your recorded stories from that. Then, when you ' re away , they can open the book and ask Google Assistant to start playing your
2. Log in using the same Google account you use for Google Home .
3. Follow the prompts to record an intro ("Hey, it's [your name], let's start reading!").
4. Continue following prompts to record questions for the listener (like, "What story would you like to hear?") and responses ("Sure thing!").
Next step: Record your (and your kids') favorite stories
After you record the greeting, questions and responses, My Storytime will immediately prompt you to record your first story. Here's how to do it:
1. Type the name of the story you're going to read and the author in the appropriate boxes.
2. Press the record button (the microphone icon) to record the story's title and author.
3. Check the Yes or No box asking if your story has chapters.
4. At the bottom of the screen, tap or click Start Recording to go to the next screen.
5. Press the record button to record the story and press the stop button (square icon) when you're finished.
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For parents that are in the military and away from home for any other reason, there’s a new feature for the Google Assistant that allows you to record bedtime stories for your kids to listen Stories can be recorded and uploaded to MyStorytime.com. The world can be a pretty gloomy place at times , but
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6. Next you can either press the delete button (trashcan icon) to delete your recording, press the record button to record more, press the play button to listen to what you've already recorded, or press Save at the bottom of the screen to save your story.
Edit, record and share your stories
After you've recorded your first story, you'll be taken to the page you'll now see every time you log into My Storytime.
There, you can record a new story by pressing the New Story button, listen to and edit stories you've already recorded by tapping or clicking on the title, or share your stories by pressing the Share button and entering the email address for a friend or family member's Google Home account.
At any time you can go back and listen to or re-record the intro, questions and responses by clicking the gear icon on the top of the screen.
How to listen to the stories you've recorded
In order for My Storytime to work on youror device, you'll have to have enabled Personal results on your device. Here's how:
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Google Home and other Google Assistant-powered devices have other bedtime and Read through the steps then press “Next,” then “New Story .” Follow the on-screen instructions for recording You can also share your recordings with other families and friends through My Storytime ( you can read
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1. Open the Google Home app on your tablet or phone.
2. Tap the device icon for the speaker you want to use to listen to My Storytime stories.
3. Tap the gear icon in the upper right corner.
4. Scroll down and under More, toggle on Personal results.
Once that's enabled, all you or anyone you've shared your stories with needs to do to listen to your My Storytime stories is say, "Hey Google, talk to My Storytime."
The app will begin by playing the intro you recorded, followed by the question asking what story the listener would like to hear. You can either respond by naming the title of a story or you can ask, "What stories do you have?" to hear a list.
Now that you've got My Storytime set up, for the ultimate story time listening experience try Nest Home, so you'll want to periodically to make sure those moments stay private.. Or better yet, if your little ones have separate bedrooms, you can that can play your stories to multiple rooms at once. Sharing life's tender moments is one of the best ways to use Google Home and
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