Have you ever use Google assistant on Google pixel & pixel XL? To use it, first of all enable Google assistant on pixel devices. Google assistant helps user to find answer of asked questions. Using Google assistant, you can set reminders, set alarms, play music, translations language, watch videos on Netflix, listen happy birthday song, weather update, latest news, jokes, find nearby place and more. This feature is related with Apple’s Siri, Microsoft’s Cortana etc.
You can set up and customize Google assistant on pixel and pixel XL using below given steps. Also adjust settings for the assistant on your pixel device and block offensive words. Apply below steps to enable and use Google assistant on Google pixel, pixel XL, Nexus 6P, Samsung galaxy S8 & S8 plus, galaxy S7 & S7 edge etc.
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How to use Google assistant on Google Pixel and Pixel XL
First of all let see how to enable Google assistant on Google pixel and pixel XL devices if disable.
Step 1: Long pressing the home button to launch Google assistant on pixel phone
Step 2: Touch “Continue” to give new assistant permission
Here you can show settings of Web & app activity and your pixel & pixel XL device information.
Step 3: Touch “Yes, I’M IN
Now it’s time to say “OK Google” three times to talk your Google assistant at any time, even if your screen is off or using your favorite apps.
Step 4: Touch “Get started”
Now say “OK Google” three times and you can see below screen on your device. You can unlock your Google pixel & pixel XL to just say “OK Google”.
Step 5: Enable “Ok Google” to unlock your pixel phone & Touch “Continue”
That’s it. Enable Google assistant on Google pixel and pixel XL device. Now anytime & any screen, you can use Google assistant on Google Pixel phone. Let see how to use & customize Google assistant on pixel and pixel XL devices.
How to customize Google Assistant on Google Pixel & Pixel XL:
You can adjust Google Assistant settings using 2 methods:
1st Way: Customize Google Assistant settings using home screen
Step 1: Tap & hold the home screen button on your device screen (From any screen)
Step 2: Tap on “More” button
Step 3: Touch “Settings”
Here you can adjust Google assistant settings such as home control, news, my day, screen context, shopping list and more.
2nd Way: Adjust Google Assistant settings using Google app
Step 1: Go to “Settings”
Step 2: Under personal section, tap on “Google” app
Step 3: Tap “Search” in services section
Step 4: Touch “Settings” in Google Assistant
Google assistant settings:
You can use Google assistant on Google Pixel and pixel XL for below given topics information.
Simple Launch the Google assistant and say latest news about your favorite topics, it will find the source related with your query. You can easily customize news, technology, sports, science, business, health, and other world level source such as WSJ, New York Times – The daily, CNN News, Bloomberg best, Time’s the brief, TechCrunch, Gizmodo, HuffPost, The Washington post, BBC Global news, ESPN sports etc.
Simple launch the Google assistant and say “tell me about my day”. Now assistant will show you weather temperature in Fahrenheit / Celsius. Also add your home and work address and set reminder for office time, birthday and other important work related data. Also change settings of my day summary ends with your favorite news channel.
You can control you added device such as Nest, Philips Hue, Honeywell, WeMo etc. Also manage account settings using home control settings.
Add list of your favorite items, so whenever you are going to shopping check the added list and buy it.
Change Google Assistant Settings on Pixel & Pixel XL:
Change Assistant language on Google pixel & pixel XL:
Change the assistant language on Google pixel and pixel XL device. By default set English (US) as assistant language.
Tap & hold home screen button > More > Settings > Pixel > Adjust settings for this device > Assistant language > Go to language preferences > Add a language
Ok Google detection on Google pixel:
In this Google assistant setting, you can enable Ok Google any time that recognize your voice even if the lock device or open any apps in your android device.
Tap & hold home screen button > More > Settings > Pixel > Adjust settings for this device > OK Google detection
This Ok Google detection includes trusted voice and OK Google voice model.
Google Assistant Personal Info settings:
Home & work locations:
Add your home and work locations to ask your assistant about your address.
Change Assistant Name on Google Pixel & Pixel XL:
Add nickname that the assistant call you.
Set weather preferences on Pixel & pixel XL:
Set weather temperature units as Fahrenheit / Celsius.
Add email updates:
Stay connected with latest news and features related with Google Assistant.
Web & app activity controls on Google Pixel & Pixel XL:
Tap & hold home screen button > More > Settings > More > Google activity controls
That’s all about how to set up and use Google assistant on Google pixel and pixel XL devices.
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