Doing things and completing tasks using automation is a trend these days using your smart devices like smartphones, smart TV’s, smart home appliances, etc. Today, I’ll be sharing some tips and tricks with you to make Google assistant smarter as well as faster on your device. Let’s begin!
What Is Google Assistant
Google Assistant is a virtual, smart assistant powered by the artificial intelligence created by Google to help users do more with their smartphones with ease, just by speaking to it. It is one of the most popular virtual assistants out there and also the best at times when compared to Apple’s Siri, Samsung’s Bixby, or Amazon’s Alexa.
Introduced back in 2016, the Google Assistant has evolved and improved a lot since then. Just like real one-to-one communication, Google Assistant also offers a great set of replies, reactions to the defaults stored in its intelligence that makes the talking experience with it quite remarkable.
The next section of the article will guide you on a couple of tips to get the most out of the Google Assistant and make it smarter and faster on your device.
Speed Up The Google Assistant
This section deals with how you can make your Google Assistant faster in responding to your questions and queries.
The simplest way to start or switch on the assistant is by tapping and holding the home button of your Android device. This feature is pretty simple as well as popular but, as the full-screen display started to roll out, it removed the use of the capacitive buttons and bought in the ‘Gestures.’ If you still have a phone that has a capacitive home button, you can tap and hold it to enable the Google Assistant and start talking to it right away.
‘Ok Google’ Detection
Using your smart gadgets with your voice is the most convenient way of completing various actions, interacting with your device, and also changing its settings, etc. ‘Ok Google’ is exactly the thing that you need for the voice interaction.
Enabling the ‘Ok Google’ detection removes the need of typing things or scrolling to get to something. All you have to do is say the words and, it is at your service. The steps to enable this feature on your device are written below.
- Tap the ‘Google search’ bar.
- Then tap the more section located on the bottom right side.
- Tap the ‘Settings’ tab.
- Now, tap the ‘Google Assistant’ tab.
- Here, you will see the ‘Voice Match’ option along with a lot of other options. Click on that.
- Enable the ‘Ok Google’ toggle.
Google Assistant App
This is not much of a feature that you should use. If you are unable to use the Google Assistant directly from the above tips, then downloading the assistant’s app will let you use the Google Assistant manually on your device.
Make Google Assistant Smarter
This section deals with the steps on making the Google Assistant smarter and unlocking more features on it.
There’s no point talking smart when there is no voice-activated feature enabled. If you want the smart experience with Google Assistant, then you should enable the ‘Ok Google’ detection on your device. It will help you interact with your device hands-free. The steps to enable it has been already covered earlier in this article so you can scroll to that part.
Google Assistant supports a variety of languages so that you aren’t bound to any specific language. As shown in the screenshot below, the ‘English (United States)’ is set as your language choice, which you can customize.
This feature delivers a personal experience with Google Assistant. Under the personalization option, one gets multiple toggles to enable this feature. This provides much-personalized content structure for the overall performance of the Google Assistant.
With Google Assistant, you can get personalized routines and tasks that are automatically enabled as per the scheduled time and place. As you can see in the screenshot below, there are numerous options to toggle the automatic routines for daily life or weekly life schedule.
The options include workday routines, morning routines, bedtime routines, place routines, travel routines, etc. Just head out to each routine, and edit it as per your schedule or just create a custom routine with your preferences and see the Google Assistant in work.
I’m pretty sure that the Google Assistant on your phone is different now. Go ahead and try these tips to get the most out of the Google Assistant. Lastly, dropdown your views, comments, or any feedback for further assistance, and we shall see you in the next one.