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How to configure Google Assistant | Productivity

The Google Assistant offers several settings that can improve the accuracy of the tool. Available for Android and iPhone (iOS) phones, the user can, for example, define home and work addresses, add devices for home automation, routines and more. The information is useful to improve Google's free virtual assistant when asking questions or executing commands.

In the following tutorial, check out how to adjust Google Assistant settings on your smartphone. The procedure was performed on a Moto E4 with Android 7.1.1 Nougat, but the tips also apply to other devices with the Google or Apple system.

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Step 1. Open Google Assistant and tap on the menu button in the upper right corner. Then, go to "Settings";

Access the Google Assistant Photo settings: Reproduction / Helito BeggioraAccess the Google Assistant Photo settings: Reproduction / Helito Beggiora

Access the Google Assistant Photo settings: Reproduction / Helito Beggiora

Step 2. In the Google Assistant settings screen, click "Settings" again. In the "Personal information" tab, choose a nickname, add your home and work address, favorite means of transport, payment information, temperature unit. In addition, it is possible to access your reservations and purchases;

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Adjust your personal information in Google Assistant Photo: Reproduction / Helito Beggiora

Step 3. In "Assistant", change the language of the Google Assistant, activate the continuous conversation, make your voice recognition by the assistant, add devices for home automation, create routines, activate or deactivate the updates by email and configure your devices, such as cell phones, for example;

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Customize Google Assistant features Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Step 4. Open the "Services" tab to change the music player app, change news sources, modify video and photo player apps, add external devices like TV and Chromecast, change the default calendar, view reminders, customize the actions you follow and explore the possibilities of Google Assistant;

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Adjust Google Assistant services Photo: Reproduction / Helito Beggiora

Step 5. Finally, in "Home", the user can create a home and register family members, in addition to adding Google Home devices. The menu redirects you to download Google Family Link on Google Play. With this feature, the user can control the use of cell phones, approve purchases, restrict the use of applications on children's cell phones and more.

Set up your home and family in the "Home" tab of Google Assistant Photo: Reproduction / Helito BeggioraSet up your home and family in the "Home" tab of Google Assistant Photo: Reproduction / Helito Beggiora

Set up your home and family in the "Home" tab of Google Assistant Photo: Reproduction / Helito Beggiora

Ready. Take advantage of the tip and improve the performance of Google Assistant on your phone.

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