It’s very nice to have a digital assistant at home to help you run some certain things, but when you’re privacy is invaded then it just has to go. By go I don’t mean destroy them, what I’m saying is you can always deactivate them anytime. Here, we will show you how to disable or turn off Google Assistance on Android smartphones and Chromebooks.
How to turn off Google Assistant on Android
You might not know it but each of your Android phone in built-in with Google Assistant and it’s very easy to activate and deactivate. Disabling Google Assistant is simple on Android, but the steps keeps changing every now and then. Here’s how it goes.
- First Open Assistant settings.
- Choose your device.
- Deactivate Google Assistant.
It’s as simple as that. Head to your Google Assistant settings. Open your Google app and click on the More button on the bottom right. You’ll be redirected to a fresh page, just select the Settings menu. Next, tap on Google Assistant. Then scroll down and tap General.
On this page, you have the Google Assistant and next to it is a blue icon. Click on it to get it deactivated.
How to disable Google Assistant on a Chromebook
It’s not possible to disable Google Assistant on Chromebooks totally and you can only switch off the trigger word detection. Here’s how to do that:
- On you Chromebook, click on the time at the bottom-right corner and click on the Settings icon.
- On the left, go to Search and Assistant. Click on Google Assistant.
- At long last, disable the Google Assistant to disable it on your Chromebook.
How to turn off Assistant on a speaker
Disabling Google Assistant on a speaker, however, isn’t actually a switch. There are two different ways to do it. To begin with, you can basically flip the quiet switch on the speaker. On a Google Home Mini, it’s situated close to the charging port. This actually will not cut off Assistant totally, yet it will not have the option to hear your orders.
The other alternative is to just leave your speaker detached from the web. You don’t have to have that web association with utilize the Bluetooth speaker usefulness, just for the entirety of the brilliant highlights.