Thursday, 3 January 2019

How to Disable Google Assistant On Android Device?

Tired of the unwanted assistance given by Google Assistant? Are you stuck with such a predicament such that you feel like banging your phone on the floor to get rid of the annoying Google assistant?

Google Assistant is built to help you with solutions, yet most of the times it tends to increase your problems. If you too are irritated by this annoying personal assistant, then the following article on how to disable Google Assistant on Android devices will be a useful read.

Disabling Google Assistant


Google Assistant is the virtual personal assistant on Android devices. It is in-built in all Android phones with OS Marshmallow and above. However, a majority of users do not use Google Assistant. The Google Assistant is not the regular two-way engaging assistant. It never listens to what you need and ends up suggesting stuff that you don’t need to do. The assistant is the aggravator of all frustration in most cases. Just overcome the hassles of using Google Assistant by disabling it once and for all.

  1. Tap the home screen button and Google Assistant will appear.
  2. Once you have completed the Google Assistant setup, you will be able to see a ‘Compass’ icon on the top right corner of the screen.
  3. Tap on it and you will land on ‘Explore’ page. You will see three vertical dots on the top right hand corner. Tap over the three vertical dots.
  4. A drop-down menu will appear where you need to select ‘Settings’.
  5. You need to look for ‘Assistant’ tab and tap on it.
  6. Scroll down to see ‘Assisted Devices -> Phone’. Tap over Phone and you will be taken to a new page.
  7. Here, you will see the Google Assistant tab with a button. Click over the button to disable it. The button will turn grey from blue once disabled.
This is it. You have successfully disabled Google Assistant on Android device. Try this simple method and get rid of this annoying virtual personal assistant for good.

References:

1.http://blog.awok.com/disable-google-assistant/
2.https://www.mobilescout.com/tech/news/n105254/how-disable-google-assistant-android-phone.html

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