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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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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How to fix : No audio tone when activating Google assistant on Bluetooth earbuds?

I'm using bluetooth earbuds with my Android phone. When I activate Google Assistant from the earbuds it often does not play the confirmation tone to let me know Google assistant is listening. If I ...
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Possible to get Google Assistant to just list headlines instead of streaming news broadcasts?

In the morning, while making my coffee, I'll occasionally ask my Google Home for the news. The response is to tell me it will give me today's headlines, and then start streaming broadcasts that take ...
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While navigating in Google Maps, I can't hear the assistant playing text messages

For several years on various Android devices, including my Pixel 3, I've been able to have a setup where, while navigating, I can ask my phone to read text messages. At some point, whether through an ...
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Can we make Google Assistant speak even when we are typing?

Google Assistant is very nice, but the only problem with it is that whenever I start to type, It stops saying (or speaking) and just types whatever it wants to say. But for some reason, I don't want ...
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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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Block vocal assistant when headphones are plugged in

I have a pair of headphones that happen to have a bit a misfit with the audio jack, so that often it stops contact and needs to be jerked in a bit. When this happens the vocal assistant launches an ...
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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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How to Use google assistant Offline when taking photos and video?

How to Use google assistant Offline when taking photos and video? I hike and cycle in the winter. Its very difficult to take photos and video with your gloves on. I can use the volume buttons to take ...
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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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How do I automatically configure an Adapt Sound profile?

I have configured different audio profiles for each of my Bluetooth devices. How do I automatically configure to set a specific profile for each device? I didn't find a option using Bixby Assistant or ...
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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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How do I Make Google Assistant Speak when Given a Command?

I intercept all "Okay Google ..." commands. If the command is not handled by my code, then I would like to send the command to Google Assistant. Here are the steps adapted from this page: ...
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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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Assistant does not fully complete most requests; rather, it gets partway through and opens Chrome

I've been trying to get the Google Assistant to function on my Galaxy S10e properly, but to no avail. As the title says above, when I ask Google a question, it will partway respond and then just open ...
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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 (BT-S2) to allow me to use Google Assistant. It has the following profiles: A2DP-SNK AVRCP HSP HFP I've managed to find an old APK of 'Smart ...
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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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Make Google voice / assistant listen always when ear buds connected?

My bluetooth earbuds on my Android S7 phone do not have a button to activate Google Voice Assistant for things like note to self Etc. If the phone screen is on Google Voice is always listening. How ...
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How to pause work ETA notifications from Google Asssitant?

Every day Google gives me a notification which gives me time to get to work and the best route to take. It also tells me the best way to get to work in my daily briefing through Google Assistant. ...
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I am unable to run Google assistant on my phone

I am a citizen of India and want to run Google assistant on my phone. My phone is LS 4505 and Android marshmallow. Google app version is 8.0. And screen resolution 720p and 312 MB free space. So can I ...