How to Enable Google Assistant on Any Android Smartphone (No Root)

Google sPixel smartphones introduced Google Assistant. Ever since then, Android users have eagerly anticipating the voice assistant’s release on their handsets. The Google Assistant is now available on almost all Android handsets running Android 6.0 Marshmallow or higher, according to a recent announcement from Google. People are still waiting for the Google Assistant to come to their devices, but the deployment has been very sluggish. If you can’t wait for Google Assistant to formally launch on your smartphone, there is a solution, as you might have anticipated. The following instructions show you how to activate Google Assistant on an Android smartphone without root access:

Update: If you’re seeking for information on how to make Google Assistant available on Lollipop-compatible smartphones, see our other article on the subject.

Enable Google Assistant Through Beta Apps

Remarkably, the Moto G4 Plus, Lenovo Phab 2 Pro, LeEco Le Max 2, and Galaxy S7 all functioned perfectly after I tried this procedure on them.

1. To begin, you must download the beta versions of the Google app and Google Play Services. Go to Settings->Google, hit the three-dot menu button in the top right, and then tap Help & Feedback to accomplish this.

2. On the Help page, select View in Google Play Store by tapping the three-dot menu icon. As expected, this will launch Google Play Services’ Play Store page. Simply scroll down and tap the “I’m in” button in the “Become a beta tester” section to get started.

3. After that, click Join, at which point the beta signup will begin. It ought to take some time. My time was roughly 5 minutes, but your results may vary.

4. Next, go up the Google app in the Play Store and register for its beta programme.

5. After you’re finished, open the Play Store and give it a few minutes to load. Here, select My applications & games from the menu, then select the Betaab to access Google and Google Play Services. Just remember to update them both.

6. Go to Settings->Apps when the apps have been updated. Here, select Clear All Data under Google->Storage->Manage Space.

7. Next, repeat steps 7 and 8 for Google Play Services. To clear all data, select Manage Space.

8. When you’re finished, open the Google app. You’ll be prompted to complete some setup. When finished, you will view the app’s well-known Google page. Avoid disappointment by selecting Settings from the hamburger menu.

9. The Google Assistant settings are located here. Simply tap it. The setup box for Google Assistant should then appear. To activate the Google Assistant, hit Continue and then press and hold the home button.

There it is. You now have access to the Google Assistant. Simply ask the Assistant What can you do, and a list of its capabilities will appear. The voice assistant can be used to play games, obtain news, create reminders, check the weather, and much more. Check out our comprehensive article on Google Assistant tips if you want to use the Google Assistant for more tasks.

You can try installing the beta versions of the Google app and Google Play Services through APK files if the approach given above does not work for you.

Google App APK Beta (Download)

Beta APK for Google Play Services (Download)

If you’d rather to watch the instructions, you can also watch our video on how to enable Google Assistant:

Get Google Assistant on Your Android Smartphone

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