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How to disable Google Assistant on Android phone | Productivity

Deactivating Google Assistant on your phone can be a little tricky, since the application comes installed and activated by default on the latest Android smartphones. Those who do not use or want to avoid triggering the feature in error can disable the Google assistant in the system settings. In addition, it is also possible to disable the shortcut on the home button and uninstall updates from the Google application to free up space on the device's internal memory.

In the following tutorial, check out how to uninstall Google Assistant on your Android phone. The procedure was performed on a Moto G7 Play, from Motorola, with Android 9.0 (Pie), but the tips also apply to other devices with the Google system.

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How to disable Google Assistant on mobile

Step 1. Open the Google app and go to the "More" tab in the bottom right corner. Finally, tap on "Settings";

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Access the settings of the Google app Photo: Reproduction / Helito Beggiora

Step 2. Now, open the Google Assistant settings. Then, in the "Assistant" tab, slide the screen to the end and tap "Phone";

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Open Google Assistant Photo settings: Reproduction / Helito Beggiora

Step 3. Finally, just disable the "Google Assistant" option.

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Disabling Google Assistant Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

How to disable the Google Assistant shortcut

Step 1. Even with Google Assistant deactivated, the shortcut on the Android home button remains active and offers the option to reactivate the assistant. To prevent this from happening, open Android settings and go to "Apps and notifications". Then, tap "Advanced" and open "Standard Apps";

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Open the default app settings Photo: Reproduction / Helito Beggiora

Step 2. Tap on "Voice input and assistance". Once this is done, tap on "Assistive App" and select "None".

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Disabling shortcut for Google Assistant Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

How to disable the Google app and remove a phone assistant

Step 1. If you want, you can also uninstall the updates and disable the Google application. To do this, go back to the app settings and notifications, expand the list with all your apps and tap "Google";

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Access information from the Google app Photo: Reproduction / Helito Beggiora

Step 2. Tap on the button in the upper right corner of the screen, press "Uninstall updates" and confirm "OK". This restores the application to the original version of the system and frees up memory space;

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Uninstalling updates from the Google app Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Step 3. Finally, press "Deactivate" and confirm by touching "Deactivate app".

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Disabling the Google app Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Ready! Take advantage of tips to completely disable Google Assistant on your phone.

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