Google — together with Starbucks, Spirit Halloween, and seemingly each grocery retailer in my space — is beginning to gear up for fall. It’s bringing seasonal ringtones to the Nest Doorbell (battery) even earlier this 12 months, with the addition of a festive accordion jingle for Oktoberfest that’ll turn into obtainable within the Google Residence App beginning September fifth.
Like last year, Google will even allow you to set your doorbell chime to some spooky sounds for Halloween, beginning on October 1st. Beforehand, these included issues like witch, werewolf, and ghost sounds. These are fairly simple to think about, however here is what the Oktoberfest ringtone appears like:
Oktoberfest isn’t the one new vacation Google’s including to its seasonal ringtone lineup. Beginning on October seventh, you’ll have the ability to select a Diwali chime as properly, and the corporate says it’s engaged on sounds for Lunar New 12 months for in a while within the 12 months. We’ll additionally seemingly see (or hear, on this case) the return of ringtones for Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, New 12 months’s, and Kwanzaa.
To modify to one of many seasonal ringtones, go to the Google Residence app, choose your Nest doorbell, and go to Settings. From there, faucet Doorbell Theme. In keeping with a Google support page, should you select one of many seasonal themes, it’ll robotically swap again to the default chime after the time interval for that ringtone is over. For Oktoberfest that’ll be on October fifth, and it’ll be October twenty eighth and November 1st for Diwali and Halloween, respectively.
If you happen to’re a Ring consumer, don’t fear — Amazon has a behavior of doing these types of vacation themes for its doorbells too, and we’ll most likely see these rolling out quickly sufficient if past years are anything to go by.