Questions tagged [google-assistant]

Google Assistant is the new assistant developed by Google. Use this tag, if you think your question is specifically about Google Assistant, such as how Google Assistant works, why Google Assistant is not working, but not on how to get Google Assistant running on your device.

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How is Google Assistant listening all the time without a notification

In Android, if you want to run the app in the background you usually need to create a service that runs in the background (and/or after boot completed So if you want to listen to the microphone all ...
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Is there a command to make Google home directly play my playlist

Is there a command to make Google home directly play my playlist? Yes I know I can pair my phone to google Home and stream music. But I want to do this directly using Google home without my phone.
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How to have Google Assistant only respond when screen is on?

Right now Google Assistance responds (to "Hey Google") even when screen is off. How can I change this? I would like to have to press the power button before Google Assistant starts listening....
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How do I close apps on my phone with Google Assistant?

I have an older Samsung A6 (model SM-A600T) with OneUI. I have also downloaded the latest version of Google Assistant on the same device. Many Google Assistant voice commands work as expected or fall ...
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Google Assistant app crashes the moment I open the app. Similarly, Google App Crashes when trying for a voice search

Google Assistant crashes the moment I open the app. Due to this. I'm unable to invoke my Assistant even though having setup all it's settings such as turning it On, setting up 'Hey Google' and ...
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How does a blind user find the TalkBack tutorial: Google Assistant of no help?

I am still somewhat new to TalkBack. The TalkBack documention can be found here, and I am still looking for basic and comprehensive TalkBack tutorials. TalkBack documentation text However, how does a ...
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Prevent headphones from starting Google Assistant

Like many headphones, my headphones have a button that calls up the phone's voice assistant. The phone is a Fairphone 3, stock OS, which is their own variant of Android, but looks much like any other ...
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Can Google Assistant interact with apps while they're open?

I would like to know whether Google Assistant can interact with apps while they're open, and whether you could kindly provide me with since examples. The rationale for my question follows: I was ...
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Assistant: is it possible to enable it only when charging?

In Assistance setting there is no such option - only ON or OFF. I care about battery and performance. Android 11, Poco X3 Pro.
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Google Assistant comes up blank. How do I fix it?

I have Galaxy A32 5G and the Android version is 11. When I ask Google something, it comes up blank and says "here are some details." How do I fix it?
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Disable Google Assistant Gesture

Im using Miui 12.5 in my Redmi 9, and for navigation im using gestures(swipe up for menu, swipe from corners to center to go back, etc), but sometimes when swiping up, instead of going back to home ...
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Put like on YT Music song without wakening my phone with Tasker

I want to make a Tasker script to like the current song in YT MUSIC by holding down volume button for example. The perfect solution is that I can put likes without flashing the screen and silently, so ...
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Google Assistant working but not showing up

Since a few days, my Google Assistant has a strange behavior: when I long press home button, it works fine and shows himself like in the image but this window doesn't show up when I say "Ok ...
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How do I change temperature units in "Discovery"?

I'm using a Pixel 3a, with Android 11. I have Google Assistant disabled in general, but occassionally go through the articles section that's still available and sometimes stumble upon the "...
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Enabling debugging with broken screen and usb keyboard (Google assistant working)

Is there a way to enable USB debugging with broken display - black screen and touches are not registering. Ultimately I want to control my phone (answer phone calls, see messages, restore images, ...
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Making a call Google Assistant by saying "Call Mom & Dad" shows "App is not installed."

I have an Android Head unit in my car running Android 8.1 It has Google Assistant and almost all of the voice commands I've tried work normally except for making calls with the command "call Mom ...
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Google assistant activate after pressing button on headphones

I'm using Redmi Note 8 Pro (Android 10, MIUI 12.0.2, not rooted) and headphones with one button. I have turn off Google assistant, however when I press button it activate Google assistant (or some ...
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Problem creating a reminder with date/time in title

Using Android 9 on a Pixel 2, I can recreate this problem reliably. Let's say currently it is January 20. I prompt Google Assistant to start making a reminder for a certain date and time, such as: &...
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Google Assistant voice search is slightly modifying my search queries

Has anyone else noticed when voice searching with Google Assistant it'll sometimes change your query slightly but to a question you didn't ask? This is not a simple case of mis-hearing spoken words; ...
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Google Assistant routine only executing first command?

I have a Google Assistant routine with 2 custom actions: Navigate to home and Play Spotify music. For some reason, only the first action ever completes when I execute the routine via voice command. If ...
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Getting rid of "X Google enrollment" in Android 11? since I don't use Assistant

Since I have a new phone with Android 11, every now and then I see a notification about "X Google enrollment" whatever that may be. Upon searching around I see it's nothing to worry about, ...
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Is it possible to get assistant voice on Android Auto sounding good without data?

I don't use data to use AA (I have offline Spotify and offline Maps) for the most part. As a result the assistant voice sounds like a robot from the 1970s. Anyway to "download" the good ...
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Customize Google Assistant button

I am using a Motorola phone which has a dedicated Google Assistant button, but I don't use the assistant much. Is it possible to customize the button and use it for some other activity?
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How do I add a Google Assistant command to a button on the homescreen?

I'd like to add a widget/shortcut/whatever to the home screen that would allow me to execute a google assistant command as if I had said it. For example, "Turn off the Livingroom TV". This would be ...
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OK Google Voice Match not working

On my Samsung Galaxy S8, my phone no longer responds when I say "OK Google" The voice match settings don't work, I found device-specific settings and can attempt to set voice match up there, but when ...
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How to find Google Assistant in Settings=>Apps in order to clear its storage/cache?

Since How to stop Google Assistant from freezing Xiaomi Mi Box S 4K's remote control? received no replies, I'd like to ask a more general question - how to clear Google Assistant's settings? Or ...
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Google assistant triggers in hindi language

Whenever I trigger google assistant using bluetooth headphones, it starts speaks in hindi and I need to ask in hindi. But when I start assistant from mobile directly it works normally (in english). ...
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Can Google assistant on one device be commanded from another device both of which have been signed into the same Google Account?

User has two android devices(phones). User has signed into the same google account on both devices. Device01: - Work Device - Has a sim card - Mobile data enabled - Is not used much, kept away ...
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Google still detects my voice when I turn off Assistant

After I have disabled Google Assistant in the Google settings the phone continues to show a black bar displayed with an icon of a microphone, with the words: Say "Hey Google" If I say "Hey Google"...
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Google assistant found a bill I need to pay from my email but I've lost the notification. Where can I find the full list?

On my pixel there's an app called "google". From there, More -> Settings -> Notifications -> Bills. I can toggle this option on and off but can't find a list of bills it actually found. Is this ...
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Google asistant keeps playing sounds

My google assistant keeps playing sounds even when th screen is off, the sound is the same as when it proposes to speak to the microphone. But I can't stop it, even after the screen is off. So I need ...
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How do I access my Google Assistant notes from my computer?

I made a bunch of hands free voice notes while I was driving and now I need to process them from my computer, which has my to do list on it (which I cannot access from my phone). However, I cannot ...
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Google Assistant Routine custom commands weird behavior

I'm trying to setup Google Assistant Routine for my wake-up alarm. Whenever I create 2 or more custom commands, they tend to change after saving. I'm trying to add 2 commands: continue music and turn ...
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Clicking on the Google Assistant icon of the google search widget doesn't activate google assisant

You know that Google Search bar widget that comes with the Google app? It has a Google assistant button click on which opens Google Voice Search instead of Google Assistant. How do I fix it? It used ...
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How to get Assistant to look for music only on my phone

I have about 60 gigs of music on my Samsung Galaxy S8. I normally uses Pi Music Player, and am very happy with it. But that's not so convenient while driving, so I'd like to control my music through ...
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Use bluetooth microphone in Google Assistant

I'm trying to set up my motorcycle Bluetooth headset (Fodsports BT-S2) to let me use Google Assistant. It has the following Bluetooth profiles: A2DP-SNK AVRCP HSP HFP I've managed to find an old APK ...
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Not seeing Assistant icon in search box

I have two phones. Both are Moto X4 running Android 9, with the same variant and security updates. One shows the classic Google microphone icon in the search box. The other shows the Assistant icon. ...
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How to turn off offering to turn on Google Assistant?

I know how to turn off google assistant. But many times when I make some move at the bottom of phone screen it show me the dialog to turn on Google Assistant. I do not want to turn in Google assistant....
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Acidentally uninstalled Google app on Android phone

I accidentally joined the beta program for the Google search app on android, in ordered to leave the program I had to uninstall the app and re-install it. When I did this, everything seemed to be ...
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Adding notes/tasks not working in Google Assistant

When I say "note to self" or "add a note" (or "note to self buy milk"), Google should be directing that command to one of the apps that accept note commands, including Todoist, Any.do, Keep, Gmail, ...
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Google assistant is not responding to OK Google

Google assistant is not enabled on my One Plus 5T when I say "OK Google ". I have to open google assistant app and then it starts working. I am not able to figure the reason. How to fix this? (...
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Take notes, and enter into a Google Docs spreadsheet using Google Assistant.

I have a pair of Google Assistant compatible headphones, and I want to use Google Assistant to help me keep track of my spending. Essentially, I want to be able to say: 'spent $20 of groceries', ...
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How do I make the Google Assistant notify me when I get email from a specific person using my S8?

I have a Google Mini & the IFTTT app but I can't figure out how to make Google mini make a voice notification when email from a specific user arrives. Is there a way to do this? I use Gmail & ...
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Is it possible to have Google Assistant work with screen off?

When I'm out and about, I usually have wireless headphones (with mic) on, and my phone in my pocket, usually listening to a podcast. Quite often I want to add something to my todo list- and I'd like ...
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How to build a DiY Google Home from an old Android Phone?

When the phone is off, it will never hear my voice. How do I get OK google to work when the phone is off? The option seems removed for non Google Pixel/Nexus phones. I want to convert my old android ...
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Can I use Google Assistant alongside another assist app?

I already have an assist app setup which needs access to the text on my screen. Currently, when I open Google Assistant through its icon on my homescreen, I get a screen telling me "The Google app ...
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How do I turn off "Retrain OK, Google" notification?

Almost each time I look at the phone or unlock it, I get this notification: And it is really annoying. My phone is Huawei Mate 10 Pro, if that matters. Also, I checked into Settings, and Google ...
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Why is Google Assistant so Slow?

I am using Google Assistant on LineageOS Android 7.1... Using Assistant is like this: "Ok Google" 1-5 second wait for beep Speak command 5-10 second wait for Google Assistant app 2-5 second wait for ...
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When will google assistant support Cantonese?

I heard that google assistant is going to support more language, there is no real date. Anyone know about when it will be released?
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How to change Google assistant associated account?

If I have multiple Google account signed in. How do I change the associated account which Google assistant will use? So Google assistant will load the personalized settings from the correct account.
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