Google assistant helps user to find answer of your questions. There are various Google assistant tricks and tips, you can play music, set reminders, set alarms, watch videos on Netflix, happy birthday song, jokes, weather update, latest news, find nearby place, check flight, translations language, and more. This feature is related with Apple’s siri, Microsoft’s cortana and other. To use this feature, first of all enable Google Assistant on nougat and other devices such as Google Pixel, Pixel XL, moto G4 plus, Nexus 6P/6, LG G6, LG V20 etc.
After enable Google assistant on android device, you’ll have set up OK Google voice model. Now your device recognizes your voice any time, even if your nougat device screen off or use any app. Always set up Google Assistant account with the same account that uses your device. Below you can see list of top best Google assistant tricks and tips you should try in your Google pixel and pixel XL device.
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7 Coolest Google Assistant tricks and tips: You should know
1st Trick: Adjust Google Assistant settings
After turn on Google assistant on your nougat 7.0 & 7.1 device, you can adjust Google Assistant settings menu using 2 ways.
1st Way: Adjust Google Assistant settings in nougat using home screen
Step 1: Tap & hold the home screen on your device (From any screen)
Step 2: Touch “More” button & tap “Settings”
Here you can adjust settings of your Google assistant such as home control, news, my day, shopping list, Google account settings, screen context and more.
2nd Way: Adjust Google Assistant settings using Google app
Step 1: Go to “Settings”
Step 2: Under personal section, tap on “Google”
Step 3: Tap “search” under services
Step 4: Tap “Settings” in Google Assistant
You can see list of all Google assistant settings. This is important Google assistant tricks for all settings.
2nd Trick: Enable / Disable screen context in nougat 7.0 & 7.1
Screen context is use to Google show your information on phone screen when you hold home button or use Google voice search. You can enable screen context in nougat device using below steps.
Step 1: Tap & hold the home screen button in device
Step 2: Tap “More” button
Step 3: Tap “Settings”
Step 4: Under adjust settings for this device, turn on / turn off screen context
By default enable screen context in your android device.
3rd Trick: Change Google Assistant language in nougat device
You can change the assistant language using your device’s language & preferences. This will also change the language of your device. By default set English (US) as assistant language.
Tap & hold home screen > More > Settings > Adjust settings for this device > Assistant language
Also change assistant language directly using below settings.
Settings > Personal > Language & input > Languages > Add a language > select language
4th Trick: Most useful Google Assistant tricks – Real time translation language
One of the best assistant tricks that help to translate common phrases. Using this, you can talk with any people with their native language. Launch the Google assistant and say “hello in Poland”, you can show the screen that assistant translate it English language also.
5th Trick: Enable / disable “Ok Google”
Always enable Ok Google in your device. It will recognize your voice when say “Ok Google” in your device, even the device screen is off or use any apps.
Tap & hold home screen > More > Settings > Adjust settings for this device > Ok Google detection > turn on “Ok Google” any time
6th Trick: Use Ok Google to unlock your device – best Google assistant tricks
Enable trusted voice to unlock your device when you say “Ok Google” in your nougat and other assistant device.
Tap & hold home screen > More > Settings > Adjust settings for this device > Ok Google detection > Enable trusted voice
Also helpful while driving car or bike to find ways using Google maps. You can also retrain Ok Google voice model and delete Ok Google voice model using above Google assistant settings in your android nougat device.
7th Trick: Enable / disable block offensive words in voice settings
This Assistant voice setting hides / blocks offensive words in your nougat 7.0 & 7.1 device.
Tap & hold home screen > More > Settings > Adjust settings for this device > Ok Google detection > Voice > Block offensive words
Also hide offensive words using below settings.
Settings > Personal > Google > Services > Search > Voice > Turn on / turn off block offensive words
You can also manage your nickname, addresses and preferences and add home and work locations using this Google assistant tricks in your pixel and pixel XL device.
I hope above given Google Assistant tricks helpful to use it in your android nougat 7.0 & 7.1 device. If I miss any important Google Assistant tips, please share with us.