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Get started with the Google Assistant on your Android phone or tablet
15-Mar-2018

Posted By:peter nickjoles

Here are the stpes to enable or install google assistant on your android smartphone without root access

Step: 1. Firstly, you will have to get the beta versions of Google Play Services and the Google app. To do this, head to Settings->Google, tap on the three-dot menu button on the top right and then, tap on “Help & Feedback“.

Google Settings Help and Feedback

Step: 2 In the “Help” page, tap on the three-dot menu button and tap “View in Google Play Store“. This will expectedly open up the Play Store page of Google Play Services. Here, you can just scroll down and tap on the “I am in” button in “Become a beta tester” section.

Google Play Services Play Store

Step: 3 Then, tap on “Join“, after which the beta signup will be in progress. It should take a few minutes. It took me around 5 minutes, but your mileage may vary.

Step: 4 After that, search for the Google app in the Play Store and sign up for its beta programas well.

Google App Beta

 

Step 5: Once done, wait for a few minutes and then, open up Play Store. Here, head to the “My apps & games” section and go to the “Beta” tab, where you will find Google and Google Play Services. Just make sure to update both of them.

Play Store Beta APps

 

Step: 6 After the apps are updated, head to Settings->Apps. Here, go to the Google->Storage->Manage Space and tap on “Clear All Data“.

Google App Clear Data

Step: 7 Then, go back and do the same for Google Play Services. Tap on “Manage Space” and “Clear All Data“.

Play Services Clear Data

Step: 8 Once you are done, open up the Google app, where you will be asked to set things up. Once done, you will see the app familiar Google page. Do not be disappointed, open up the hamburger menu and tap on “Settings“.

Google App Settings

Step: 9 Here, you will find the Google Assistant settings. Just tap on it. The Google Assistant setup window should then pop-up. You can tap on “Continue” and then, press hold the home button to trigger the Google Assistant.

Google Assistant Set up

Thats it. The Google Assistant will now be available to you