Are you ready to unleash the power of Google Assistant on your Android smartphone? Google recently announced that the Assistant feature is now available on most Android devices running Android 6.0 Marshmallow or higher.

How to Enable Google Assistant on Android

If you’re eager to get started, follow these updated steps to enable Google Assistant on your smartphone.

How to Enable Google Assistant on Android

Enable Google Assistant through Beta Apps

Step 1: Install the beta versions of Google Play Services and the Google App on your device:

  • Open “Settings” on your smartphone, then scroll down and tap on “Google.”
  • Tap the “Three-dot Menu” at the top right, then select “Help & Feedback.”
  • In the Google Help Page, tap the “Three-dot Menu” and choose “View in Google Play Store” to open the Google Play Services page.
  • Scroll down and tap “I’M IN,” then tap “Join” to sign up for the Beta Program. Wait a couple of minutes.

Step 2: Find and install the Google App from the Play Store:

  • Search for “Google App” in the Play Store, then install it.
  • After installation, scroll down in the Google App’s Play Store page tap “I’M IN” and then “Join.”

Step 3: Update both apps:

  • Open Google Play Store, go to “My Apps & Games,” then the “Beta” tab.
  • Update both “Google” and “Google Play Services.

Step 4: Clear app data:

  • Go to “Settings” > “Apps” > “Google” > “Storage” > “Manage Space” > “Clear All Data.”
  • Repeat for “Google Play Services.”

Step 5: Configure Google Assistant:

  • Press and hold the home button to open the “Google App.”
  • Tap the “Hamburger Menu” > “Settings” > “Google Assistant Settings.

Step 6: Enjoy Google Assistant:

  • Google Assistant is now ready for your Android smartphone! Ask it, “What can you do?” to explore its capabilities.
  • Use Google Assistant for weather updates, reminders, news, and more.


Congratulations! You’ve successfully enabled Google Assistant on your Android device.

Now, your smartphone is equipped with a powerful tool to assist you in various tasks. Explore its features and make the most out of this handy assistant.

If you encounter any difficulties during these steps, feel free to share your comments. We’re here to help!

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