Google voice assistant is one of the must-have things on our smartphones. Just like Siri on Apple devices, Google always enthralls you with its answers to all your queries. But if you haven’t enabled Google Voice Assistant on your smartphone, you are at the right place. Activate OK Google on your smartphone and complete your basic tasks with voice commands.
How to Activate OK Google [Android]
 Open the Google app on your phone and then head to your Profile.
 Go to the Settings and tap on it.
 Scroll down and select Voice at the bottom of the Settings page.
 Choose Voice Match from the Voice menu.
 On the Hey Google & Voice Match page, turn on the Hey Google option.
How to Activate OK Google [iPhone]
 Launch the Google app on iPhone, and tap on the Profile icon.
 Select Settings and go to Voice Search and tap on it.
 Toggle on the OK Google hotword option.
 Tap Done at the top right corner of the page, now you’re all set to use Google voice assistant on your iPhone.
Some Common Google Voice Assistant Commands
- Open Google Account Settings.
- Set the alarm for every Thursday morning at 7 am.
- Call mom.
- Text Anita that I’m on the way.
Icons in Google Voice Assistant
|This mic depicts inactive or idle mode.|
|This is the Google Lens used for scanning codes and translating the text.|
|A quick notification about your day, calendar, reminders, and news.|
|Use this icon to type your queries.|
|This shows the most important action or task that needs to take place next.|
|This icon appears when the Google assistant is listening to you.|
No, Google Assistant can’t unlock your phone. This feature was available on the older versions, now, it has been removed.
You can say, Hey Google, to activate the voice assistant.