The Google Assistant is available in selected markets and languages only. Where not available, the Google Assistant is replaced by Google Search.
The Google Assistant can help you search information online, translate words and sentences, make notes and calendar appointments, for example.
You can use the Google Assistant even when your phone is locked. However, the Google Assistant asks you to unlock your phone before accessing your private data.
Turn on the Google Assistant
To turn on your Google Assistant, tap Google app .
At the bottom right, tap More > Settings > Voice.
Tap Voice match and turn on Access with voice match.
Wake up the Google Assistant
There are several ways to wake up your Google Assistant.
Tap Google app and say Ok Google or Hey Google.
If your phone is locked, just swipe mic to start the Google Assistant.