Jan 29, 2011

Google Assistant is one of the headlining features of the Pixel phones. There are a couple of different ways to use Assistant. First, set it up.
  1. Long-press the home button or say "Ok Google"
  2. Tap Turn on when Assistant pops up
  3. You will be guided through the setup
To use Assistant, you can long-press the home button, say "Ok Google," or squeeze the phone. When Assistant pops up, simply speak a command or tap the keyboard icon to type.

You can choose talk or type to be the default method.
  1. Long-press the home button.
  2. Tap the blue menu icon in the top corner
  3. Select Settings > Phone > Preferred input
  4. Choose "Voice" or "Keyboard"
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