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How to stop disabled Google Assistant popping up on home button long presses?

Eventually I found something, at the end of this article. This home button behaviour is apparently a system behaviour in general Android settings outside of Google Assistant, set to summon whatever is ...
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Does Android hold audio in RAM when listening for ‘hey google’?

The restriction for 'always on' listening isn't wearing out the RAM/storage, its power management. Based on: Qualcomm Voice Assistant promotional material, Qualcomm has its own low-power processor for ...
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Google Pixel 6 sceenshot function has been replaced by Google Assistant

Your problem is in two parts: Unable to get power menu, which you could solve thanks to Andrew's answer You have a non-functional Google assistant (why do they even roll it out to countries where it ...
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Set default texting application of Google Assistant

Google Assistant recognizes commands for WhatsApp, such as “OK Google, send a Whatsapp message to [contact].” It will then prompt you for a message to send. You can't set a default texting app because ...
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Long-pressing power button shows Assistant, how to restart the device?

Long pressing the power button is still the standard gesture to show the power menu, including the restart option. However, the Assistant is likely due to the system gesture setting. At least for ...
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Google Pixel 6 sceenshot function has been replaced by Google Assistant

The screenshot shortcut has not changed. I have my suspicions that your issue stems from not pressing power+volume down simultaneously (at nearly the same time), but that instead you are likely ...
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"Ok Google" i.e google assistant does not work for anyone but me

Train her voice by going to Settings → Google → Voice → Voice Match → OK Google Voice Model → Retrain Voice Model on 7.1.2 for other versions you may need to search in ...
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Google Assistant won't read notifications

I have found this article that states and I quote: Motorola updated their Touchless Control app this evening to include a feature that allows you to ask your phone “What’s up?” in order to hear ...
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How do I add a Google Assistant command to a button on the homescreen?

Since asking this question, Google has release an app called Action Blocks which does literally exactly what I'm asking for in this question. With it, you can create "actions" which are ...
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Is OpenAI ChatGPT available for Android?

OpenAI has published the official ChatGPT Android app on July 2023, but there's no integration with Google Assistant (yet). It is because: Saying "talk to OpenAI Assistant" on Google ...
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How do I access my Google Assistant notes from my computer?

This link worked for me for lists and notes I took before I had a synchronization account set up: https://assistant.google.com/lists/mainview
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How to change Google assistant associated account?

Open Google Assistant by holding Home button. Go to Explorer (Tap the Explorer icon on Top-Right Side). Tap the Menu icon and choose Account, Then select your account. Done.
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How to control how long Google Assistant keeps listening when there is silence?

From Google help There isn't any way at this time to force the microphone to stay on for Voice Typing. When you pause for several seconds, voice typing assumes you're taking a break. This likely ...
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Google Assistant opens music settings instead of spotify

I don't exactly have a proper solution to this, but I had the same exact problem. And it was fixed by restarting my phone (Pixel). So that might be worth a try.
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Long-pressing power button shows Assistant, how to restart the device?

On a Pixel Device Power + volume up pressed simultaneously will give you options to restart amongst others Note: You won't find the bug report option unless you enable it from developer options (...
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How to use Google Assistant in car while paired to Bluetooth, but without changing audio input to Bluetooth?

If you have the newer android 7.0 OS version, yes there is a way: Go to - Settings -> Sound and Vibration -> Separate App Sound Once there, tap "app" and select "add application", then look for the ...
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How to change device model in build.prop?

Instead of doing it manually, here's an app that does it for you: Get Assistant - Root. From app comments in Play and local markets, it's verified to work with multiple models even on LineageOS.
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How to mark reminders as "Done" without going via Google Calendar?

I have recently discovered you can "Mark as Done" a reminder in the Google app by swiping right on the reminder itself: Note that this is only in the app, not on the notification. HOWEVER, if you ...
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Google still detects my voice when I turn off Assistant

Android Police blog fully disable OK Google listening android phone suggests a couple of ways : Disable the Google Assistant and Voice Match .... doesn't actually stop your phone from listening ...
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Take notes, and enter into a Google Docs spreadsheet using Google Assistant.

Ok,this is actually pretty simple on IFTTT - it's lucky that it's a simple task. Here's an applet I created: https://ifttt.com/applets/91022983d-if-you-say-spent-on-then-add-row-to-google-drive-...
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How to change the voice of Google Assistant when configured with more than one language? (Android 13)

As of current writing (November 2022), the settings for "Assistant voice and speech output" only affect the primary language. Note that the primary language is the first language in the ...
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Making a call Google Assistant by saying "Call Mom & Dad" shows "App is not installed."

I thought I'd come back and post an update / conclusion to this question. With the help of others, it was determined that the Android Telecom server on my Android Head Unit was missing code to handle ...
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How do I add a Google Assistant command to a button on the homescreen?

There is Assistant Shortcuts app on Google Play. I haven't tried it myself, but I think it is a possible solution to your request.
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How do I access my Google Assistant notes from my computer?

When you first make a note, Google Assistant normally asks you if you want them saved in Keep or Gmail... If you selected Gmail, open https://mail.google.com on your PC and look for the Notes section ...
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How to get Assistant to look for music only on my phone

I solved the problem by installing a different music player, namely Pulsar, which I believe is designed to play only local music. I also did a bunch of other stuff, like disabling YouTube and ...
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Use bluetooth microphone in Google Assistant

I had the same problem with Google Voice Access. I came across these instructions, which seem to be for Google Assistant. Executing them did not seem to affect the desired change in Voice Access, but ...
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How to turn off offering to turn on Google Assistant?

What worked for me on Android Version 12 was to set the default digital assistant app from Google to None. This is under Settings >> Apps >> Choose default apps >> Digital Assistant ...
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Can't open Google Assistant settings

I had the same problem on multiple Huawei phones. The only thing I have found to work is a factory reset. You can back up your phone first if you have anything you want to save, but I've only gotten ...
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Google Search On Screen does not work

The feature you need is called Now on Tap. According to Google blog, Now on Tap is available only in English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian and Korean. All you have to do is set one of ...
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