How to Remove Google Assistant from Android Phone

Google Assistant appearing can be very frustrating when you accidentally press and hold the home button. Want to disable Google Assistant on Android? Here, you will find a guide on How to remove Google assistant from Android phone.

By Abby Walsh | Posted: May. 24, 2018, Last Updated: May. 28, 2018
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Google Assistant is a voice-powered assistant that is designed for mobile phones and Google Home devices. Currently, almost every mobile phone (especially Android) is enabled with Google Assistant that makes our life easier by performing actions on the behalf of a user. This voice assistant has surpassed Apple’s Siri, Amazon’s Alexa, Microsoft’s Cortana, and Samsung’s Bixby voice assistant.

This voice assistant can be summoned when the user taps and hold the home button. After that, you can ask Google assistant to perform actions like make a call, read text messages, and many mind-blowing actions. Thanks to its advanced AI which works in the background of the device and record user activities to give the best possible result. However, if you are not really fond of Google Assistant and wondering how to remove Google Assistant from Android phone, then read this article.

How to Remove Google Assistant from Android Phone Easily

Want to get rid of Google Assistant? You can easily remove the Google Assitant by disabling it. Disabling Google Assistant is not a rocket science. The user can easily disable Google assistant on Android device by following some simple steps. Here below are steps on how to turn off Google Assistant on Android phone.

Step 1: Firstly, you have to tap and hold on the “Home” button to open Google Assistant.

Step 2: Google Assistant card will appear, tap on the “Drawer” icon at the top right of the Google Assistant card to open Google Assistant settings.

Remove Google Assistant from Android - Step 2

Remove Google Assistant from Android – Step 2

Step 3: Tap on the “Three Dots” which is placed at the top right and choose “Settings”.

Remove Google Assistant from Android - Step 3

Remove Google Assistant from Android – Step 3

Step 4: On the settings page, tap on your “Device_Name” under the “Devices” category.

Remove Google Assistant from Android - Step 4

Remove Google Assistant from Android – Step 4

Step 5: After that, you have to disable Google Assistant on Android by turn off the toggle in front of Google Assistant.

Remove Google Assistant from Android - Step 5

Remove Google Assistant from Android – Step 5

Step 6: Once the above process successfully completed, you will no longer be able to access the Google Assistant function on your device.

If you want to turn it back on then, hold the home button again and tap on “Turn on.

Remove Google Assistant from Android - Step 6

Remove Google Assistant from Android – Step 6

Bonus Tip: How to Backup Android Data to Computer Safely

Sometimes you may want to make a solid backup for your Android phone to keep some files safe. Since Android doesn’t offer a local backup service like iTunes or iCloud provided by Apple, AnyTrans for Android is recommended to help you backup Android data to Windows or Mac computer within steps. You can export all Android data to computer at one, and also backup Android data to computer in a selective way.

Firstly free download AnyTrans for Android to your computer and then follow the steps below to get started.

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Step 1. Install it on your PC/Mac > Connect your Android phone to the computer via USB cable. Scroll down to go to the category page and click on Content to PC/Mac.

How to Backup Android Data to Computer Easily – Step 1

How to Backup Android Data to Computer Easily – Step 1

Step 2. Check the categories you want to backup to computer > Select the export path > Click on Right Arrow to start the transferring process.

How to Backup Android Data to Computer Easily – Step 2

How to Backup Android Data to Computer Easily – Step 2

The Bottom Line

As we know, Google Assistant is great voice assistant which makes our life easier and convenient. But, sometimes it performs little annoying things that you don’t like. By following the above article, you will get the best solution to remove Google assistant from Android phone. And AnyTrans for iOS will be your great helper to backup iPhone data with ease. Just get it to your computer and start a free trial >

Abby Walsh

Member of iMobie team, an Apple fan and a horror movie lover. Always be willing to solve all kinds of Apple-related issues as well as Android's.

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