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Navigate to Settings/Apps/Advanced/Default Apps/Digital Assistant, then change from Voice to Google speech recognition. That should replace the mic symbol with the phone symbol. -or- You could try denying the Google app's mic permission or both.


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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 I think they might work for you with Assistant. The configuration is performed in the main Google app. After opening it, I clicked "⋯ More", then &...


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It was possible in earlier versions of Android. And I find the same problem, too. Using the third-party apps seems to fix this problem. From www.androidpolice.com; Privileged apps have higher priority than ordinary apps. Apps with visible foreground UIs have higher priority than background apps. Apps capturing audio from a privacy-sensitive source have ...


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A temporary fix is to put it on speaker then back to internal mic I've had this problem with three different phones all different name brands.


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