Android smartphone users will be happy to hear that the Google Assistant is released for Android 6.0 Marshmallow and above versions. This news of releasing Google Assistant was made official by search engine giant at the Mobile World Congress. Also, the LG G6 is the first non-pixel smartphone to get this feature. Earlier it was an exclusive feature for the Pixel series smartphones.
Apart from Marshmallow and above version smartphones, the Google Assistant will also be rolled out to Android Wear 2.0 smartwatches, but the available level of functions still doesn’t revealed.
Soon after making the feature available to various users, many of you might be thinking when it goes live for their respective smartphones. There is no doubt that a simple root can bring Google Assistant feature, but there are users who don’t take a chance as rooting voids company warranty completely. For all those, here we have a simple procedure which lets you install Google Assistant.
Note: Make sure your device runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow or above versions of Android.
How to update your Android smartphone to Google Assistant
1. Download & Install latest Google Play Services on your Android smartphone. It is quite mandatory to bring Google Assistant running on your device.
2. Install latest Google app: The latest version (188.8.131.52 or above) of the Google App is required for Google Assistant. Refer the above download section to install the latest version.
3. At last, you need to change phone’s system language to US English as follows:
- Launch Settings app.
- Choose Language and Input.
- Now select Languages > English (US).
Tip: If you fail to get Google Assistant, Go to Settings >> Apps >> Google App >> Clear Cache and Data. Reboot and the Assistant should be available.
That’s it! You’re now eligible to get Google Assistant on your Android device. For any questions regarding the Google’s latest feature, do drop a comment below. Don’t forget to share the post with your friends on Facebook and let them help bringing this cool feature to their smartphone.