Google unveiled its virtual assistant first in May 2016 along with Google Home and Google Pixel. Later, it came to all Android devices running Marshmallow or Nougat operating system. Hence, every three Android users will not be able to use Google Now. If you still love the Google Now or you found the voice assistant very annoying, then you can turn off Google Assistant on your Android phone.

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It is fascinating to launch the Google Assistant by long pressing the home button and get an answer of your any probe. But, it can be very annoying when you are not habitat to use the virtual assistant. Well, using the Google Assistant get to do the things is very impressive, but if you don’t have a better idea how to use it, then you won’t like to use it anymore. Google Assistant still in the earlier stage and has some missing feature compare to Google Now. If you got irritated with the “Ok Google“, and its shorten results, then you can disable Google Assistant on your Android device. Let’s start the process!

How to Disable Google Assistant on Android Phone

How to Disable Google Assistant on Android Phone

When you turn off Google Assistant, it will help you to improve your battery life. Because once you enable Google Assistant on your Android phone, it continues running in the background on your phone even if your device is locked. If you have made you mind to get rid on Google Assistant, then let me guide through the simple steps which are below to remove Google Assistant from home button.

Steps to turn of Google Assistant right from the Google Assistant settings

Step #1. Launch Google Assistant by tapping and holding Home button.

Step #2. Tap on three dots on the top right of the screen.

Tap on Settings dots on Google Home

Step #3. Next up, tap on Settings.

Navigate to Settings

Step #4. Here you can see your profile, tap on Phone under the Device section.

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Select Phone

Step #5. Now, toggle off the Google Assistant.

toggle off the Google AssistantSteps to disable Google Assistant from your Google News Feed

Step #1. Launch Google News Feed.

Step #2. Tap on three vertical lines on the top left.

tap three lines

Step #3. Tap on Settings.

Step #4. Next up, tap on Settings under the Google Assistant section.

Navigate to Google Assistance Settings

Step #5. Now, tap on Phone and turn off Google Assistant.

You’re done!

We all know that give us the latest new update, traffic updates, weather updates and more. You can ask everything and it also lets you connect another device to your smartphone like Google Home. Instead of that, some people are not frustrated with the accidental launch of Google Assistant.

If you really think that Google Assistant is very annoying, then let us know what change you want to be made in Google Assistant. You can also share us what would you like to see more in the Google Assistant. Do you think it is better than the Siri, Amazon Alexa or Cortana? Let us know your thoughts in the comments.

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