OK Google is not working on android phone: How to fix

Use OK Google in your android device that recognizes your voice when you say “OK Google” in your android device. OK Google is not working on android. You can use “trusted voice” Ok Google feature that unlock you’re android phone, when you’re using any favorite apps or games. Also enable Google maps in your device while driving car. It’s easy to fix OK Google detection issue.

If you want to talk your assistant, say “OK Google” anytime. After enable Google assistant in android, it will use your device screen and related info, apps and more. Change this using assistant setting. In this tutorial, I will show you step by step guide to OK Google is not working on android phone or tablet.


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How to fix OK Google is not working on android nougat 7.0 & marshmallow

Try below given possible solutions to fix OK Google issue in android devices.

1st Way: Check language

Check language option in you android phone. Google now is compatible with only US English language. You can change language in android nougat 7.0 using this.

Step 1: Go to “Settings

Step 2: Tap “Languages & input” section under personal section

You can see various sections in your android device.

Step 3: Under keyboard and input methods, tap “Virtual keyboard

Gboard settings in virtual keyboard settings

Step 4: Tap “Gboard” under virtual keyboard

voice typing under Gboard keyboard option

Step 5: Touch “Voice typing

offline speech recognition settings in voice section

Step 6: Tap “Offline speech recognition

Here you can see by default installed (English US) language. Also download other languages from list and set auto-update languages in android device.

2nd Way: Reboot your android device

One of the simplest solutions of all problems. Just restart your device to fix OK Google issue.

3rd Way: Check microphone to fix OK Google is not working on android

Google voice microphone issue

Google voice > Microphone icon on right side of search bar > if it is in dots, need to fix microphone issue

4th Way: Disable S voice

In Samsung galaxy S6 & S6 edge device, S voice app causing the issue of OK Google. So disable S voice or delete it from your device.

5th Method: Retrain OK google

Step 1: Open Google app in your android nougat 7.0 & other device

Step 2: Tap “Search” under services section

Tap voice under search section in Google app

Step 3:  Under search section, tap “Voice

Tap ok google detection under voice section

Step 4: Tap “OK Google” detection

OK Google is not working on android

By default disable say “OK Google” in your device.

Step 5: Enable “OK Google

You can see trusted voice option that unlock your device when match your sound with OK Google voice.

Step 6: Tap on “Retrain voice model” under OK Google voice model (By default disable)

Step 7: Say “OK Googlethree times

This might fix the issue of OK Google not working in android phone or tablet device.

End the list of solutions that fix OK Google is not working on android device. If you have known other tricks that solve this issue, please share with us on below comment box. Don’t forget to share this article with others.

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