It is possible that many times you accidentally activate Google Assistant when you press the home button for a second longer than necessary, or that you accidentally press when you put the phone in your pocket, or that it activates itself for any other reason.
And how do you know, the Google Assistant is dedicated to capturing your voice, possibly in these situations you have heard more curses to the air or to the Google system than anything else, but fine. The fact is that we are going to teach you how to deactivate this heavy assistant, which if you don’t use it, can become a nuisance.
We will give you three ways to do it, you choose the one you want.
How to disable Google Assistant
Well the first step enter the Google app on our phone, Yes, it is not done from the phone settings (fully, we will visit the settings later), there you select Plus, located at the bottom of everything to the right, indicated with three dots. Once there we will Settings already Google Assistant.
Once inside we will have to go to the section of Assistant, which is as easy to access as clicking on their name, below your email, or sliding your finger to the left. There if we go down completely we will see where it puts the devices we use, and you just have to press the one you want to deactivate Google Assistant.
We will access the device options, the first of all has the name of Google Assistant. You deactivate the option with the «switch».
Disable the assist button
Normally with what has been done so far it would already be deactivated, but let’s make sure of everything. For this we will have to go to the settings of our phone, and follow the following steps Apps and notifications> Default apps> Assistant and voice input. There we will see several options. We will have to press Assistance application and select None (or if you want to replace it with another, go ahead).
And finally, the one that may have more disadvantages, but still functional. Uninstalling the updates of the Google app will make you stop having Google Assistant, since it is a fairly new function, so if we go back there will be no problems, yes, you will lose any other benefits made during non-Google Assistant updates.
To do so we will have to go to Apps and Notifications, select the Google app, and click on the three points at the top right, select Uninstall updates and voila, deactivated. Now you just have to choose the method you want.
And you? Do you use Google Assistant?