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How to Adjust Google Assistant Settings on Android: Google Pixel

Last Updated on March 7, 2021 by Bestusefultips

Here’s how to set up and customize Google Assistant on Android devices including Google Pixel, Samsung Galaxy, etc. After enabled Google assistant in the nougat device, you can open Google Assistant settings on your android devices. You can adjust home control, news, my day, shopping list, screen context, OK Google detection, voice and other important feature in android device.

Also, control data use by your assistant and manage personal information such as a nickname, addresses, and preferences in your android nougat 7.0 & 7.1 devices. Below you can see complete details of how to change Google assistant settings on your android device such as Moto G4 Plus, Nexus 6P/6, LG V20, Samsung Galaxy S7 & S7 edge, etc.


How to Customize Google Assistant settings on Pixel & Pixel XL

You can adjust Google Assistant settings using below 2 methods.

1st Way: Set up Google Assistant Settings on Android

Step 1: Tap & hold the home screen button on your device screen (From any screen).

Open Google Assistant settings in your device

Step 2: Tap the “More” button & Touch “Settings“.

Here you can adjust settings of your Google assistant such as home control, news, my day, shopping list, screen context and other.

2nd Way: Adjust Google Assistant settings using Google app

Step 1: Go to “Settings”.

Step 2: Under the personal section, tap on “Google”.

Step 3: Tap “Search” in services.

Step 4: Touch “Settings” in Google Assistant.

Below you can see details of Google assistant settings in your android nougat 7.0 devices.

Google Assistant settings in nougat 7.0

Home control:

Using this you can control your added device such as Nest, Philips Hue, Honeywell, WeMo, etc. You can also manage account settings using home control settings.


customize news channel in Assistant

Simple Launch the Google Assistant and say the latest news about Google Pixel XL & Pixel device, you can see the source related to your questions. You can customize news, technology, business, sports, science, health, art & lifestyle and world related news channels source such as WSJ, CNN News, Bloomberg best, New York Times – The daily, Time’s the brief, TechCrunch, Mashable Tech, Gizmodo, HuffPost Business & tech, ESPN sports, BBC Global News, The Washington Post, etc.

My Day:

My day settings in Assistant

Simply launch the Google Assistant and say “tell me about my day”. Now assistant will show you weather temperature units in Fahrenheit (Also set Celsius), your home and work address if added, next meeting date and other reminders you set. Also, change settings of my day summary end with news of your favorite channel, you can customize it.

Shopping list:

Add a list of items you want to need, whenever you are going shopping check the added list item.

Adjust Google Assistant Settings For Pixel

Google Assistant:

Enable/disable Google assistant in moto G4 plus and other devices.

Use screen context in nougat phone

Enable screen context in the nougat device to Google to show the details of your device screen when you hold the home button or search by Google voice button.

Assistant language

change language in Google Assistant

Change the assistant language in pixel and pixel XL device. By default set English (US) as assistant language.

Tap & hold home screen button > More > Settings > Adjust settings for this device > Assistant language

“Ok Google” detection:

OK Google detection in Assistant settings

In this Google assistant setting, you can enable Ok Google any time that recognizes your voice even if the lock device or open any apps in your android device. Also, enable trusted voice, it will unlock your android phone when you say “Ok Google”. If your voice does not match then not unlock the device. By default enable assistant driving feature that useful to find location using Google Maps when driving car/bike and another vehicle. You can retrain the Ok Google voice model and delete the Ok Google voice model using this assistant setting.

Google Account settings

Personal information:

Add personal info in Assistant settings

Add home & work locations, add nickname that the assistant calls you, set weather temperature units preferences as Fahrenheit / Celsius and add email updates that connected with the latest news and features related to Google Assistant.

My Activity:

Control source related by your Assistant.

End the list of Google Assistant settings. If you find the above article helpful, don’t forget to share it with your friends on social networks.

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