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Ok Google is a popular feature on android smartphone, sometimes you may mistakenly turn it on especially by pressing the home button.
What is OK Google
OK Google is the voice command used to activate Google Assistant on your android devices which is similar to siri on ios.
Google Assistant offers a way of interacting with Google using only your voice. It is activated using the “OK Google” command, or by long-pressing the home button.
Google Assistant is built into Pixel phones and many other recent devices, and can be installed on any device running Android 5.0 Lollipop or later.
With Google Assistant you can do all the same things as you previously did with Google voice search, and there are even some new commands – the Google Assistant can tell you jokes and host games, for example.
It’s accessible in various ways – long-pressing the Home button, tapping the mic icon in the search bar and, assuming it’s configured as such, using the “Ok Google” command from any app, even when the screen is switched off.
To configure the latter you need to access your Google Assistant settings. This is possible either by launching the Assistant and asking for ‘Google Assistant settings’ then tapping the link, or going in via a related app such as Google Home.
Select your device, then enable ‘Access with Voice Match’. This lets you access Google Assistant even if you’re in another app or your screen is off.
If you have other Google devices, such as a Google Home, you may actually want to disable this setting as it can often be picked up on your phone when you’re trying to talk to the speaker instead.
There are some things you ask Ok Google to do on your Android phone or tablet, and i’ve listed them below.
Open (eg. Google play music app)
• Take a picture/photo
• Record a video
• Set an alarm for…
• Set a timer for…
• Remind me to… (includes times and locations)
• Make a note
• Create a calendar event
• What is my schedule for tomorrow?
• Where’s my package?
• Send email to…
• Post to…
• Where is the nearest…?
• Navigate to…
• Directions to…
• Where is…?
• Show me my flight info
• Where’s my hotel?
• What are some attractions around here?
• How do you say [hello] in [Japanese]?
• What is [100 pounts] in [dollars]?
• What’s the flight status of…?
• Play some music (opens “I’m feeling lucky” radio station in Google Play Music)
• Next Song / Pause Song
• Play/watch/read… (content must be in Google Play library)
• What’s this song?
• Do a barrel roll
• Beam me up Scotty (audio response)
• Make me a sandwich (audio response)
• Up, up, down, down, left, right, left, right (audio response)
• Who are you? (audio response)
• When am I? (audio response)
Let’s give an example, you might tell it to “Call Kendrick Lamar “, “Show me walking directions to get home”, “Text Margo to say I’ll be home at half past seven”, “Remember to book flights tomorrow”, “Schedule a meeting tomorrow with Matt”, “Open Calendar app”, “Listen to Diamonds by Rihanna” or whatever you like.You can also use OK Google in the kitchen as a kind of sous chef. For example, as above, you could ask it “What’s Kohlrabi?” when faced with an unknown ingredient in a recipe.
Speaking is usually quicker than typing, and using OK Google you can say “how far is it to…” and get a quick answer with a route in Google Maps from your current destination. You can be specific about the type of directions by qualifying the question: “Give me driving directions to Amsterdam”.
If you’re not in a position to use voice search, you can also type in your request.
How to turn on OK Google
To turn on OK Google on your android phone, go to the android app on your smartphone, click the option menu on the left corner of your screen. Scroll down to settings and click on it, and also scroll down to voice. When you click on it you will see languages, voice match etc.
Click on voice match and it will take you to another page and there you will see “say OK Google any time”. Turn it on by sliding right and you will get to a page where you will be put to practice on the voice command by saying OK Google and hey Google. If you got it, Google will mark finish and you can as well use it to unlock your phone.
And that is just that, you have practically turn on OK Google on your android phone or tablet.