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How to turn off Google Assistant on Android

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How to turn off Google Assistant on Android


Theoretically, Google Assistant can be a valuable part of Android’s ecosystem. It allows you to set reminders, call people, and identify songs. But at the same time, it’s one more thing vying for your attention. If you end up accidentally triggering Google Assistant now and then, or you just don’t feel the use for it anymore, there’s a way to disable it on your Android smartphone, and on Google’s smart speakers (though you can’t fully disable the assistant on the latter, as it’s the primary way of interacting with the speaker). 

How to disable Google Assistant on Android smartphones


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You can start by opening the Google app. Tap your Android smartphone. Profile Image Select the menu in the upper right corner. The following are the most effective ways to reduce your risk of injury. option. You can also use Google Assistant to get here. by saying, “OK Google, open Google You can also find out more about the A-Team here.ssistant settings.”

A Popular Sets The section will appear at the top. Scroll down to see the All Settings The alphabetical listing of all the settings options. This section allows you to choose the desired option. General option. Then, tap the toggle button next to Google Assistant This feature can be disabled. 

How to disable “Hey Google”, voice commands for Google Assistant in Android 

Toggle for disabling the Hey Google voice command for Google Assistant on Android

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Maybe you think that Google Assistant is quite useful after all, you just don’t like that it randomly triggers itself when you haven’t intentionally uttered the “Hey Google” or “OK Google” commands. 

You can continue to use Google Assistant by using the app, even if you disable the voice command functionality. Go back to the Google App, and tap on your You can also check out our profile. Click on the icon at top-right and select The following are the most effective ways to reduce your risk of injury.. Next, click on Google Assistant > Hey Google & Voice Match Disable the Hey Google feature. 

How to disable Google Assistant on Google Home and Nest smart speakers 

You can’t altogether turn off Google Assistant on Google Home or Nest smart speakers, but you can disable the microphone, so that the speaker is not listening to you, or for the “Hey Google” trigger phrase. You can find an array of options. Microphone This button is located on the rear of Google Home and Google Next speakers. This button is located near the power cord on Google Home Mini and Google Nest Mini. 

The Google Assistant will cease to function immediately when you press the button. Press the button to bring back Google Assistant. Microphone Button again



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