Article ID : 00202393 / Last Modified : 13/09/2019

How to use the Google Assistant

    IMPORTANT: This article applies only to specific countries/regions/languages that support Google Assistant. For applicable countries/regions/languages, refer to the following article: Supported countries/regions/languages and how to use the Google Assistant
     

    Q1: What is the Google Assistant and how does it work?
    Q2: What is required in order to use the Google Assistant function?
    Q3: What functions on my TV can the Google Assistant control?
     

    For Frequently Asked Questions, see the following.
    Frequently Asked Questions for the Google Assistant
     


    Q1: What is the Google Assistant and how does it work?

    A1:
    Meet your Google Assistant: it’s your own personal Google, always ready to help, and is now available on Android TV™ devices.

    With the Google Assistant built in, you can ask your Google Assistant to play your favorite movie or TV show, check the score of your favorite team, control your TV, dim the lights and more - using just your voice.

    To start using your Google Assistant, press the MIC button on your TV remote control or select the voice icon on the Home menu and then speak. It’s that easy!

    To learn more about what the Google Assistant can do, you can ask it What can you do? or read what you can ask your Google Assistant on Android TV for details. Meet your Google Assistant, now on Android TV (VIDEO).
     


    Q2: What is required in order to use the Google Assistant function?

    A2:

    1. Android TV, Remote control
    2. A Google account (if you use the full function)
    3. Internet connection
       

    Q3: What functions on my TV can the Google Assistant control?

    A3: See the details on what you can ask your Google Assistant on Android TV.
     


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