Article ID : 00188297 / Last Modified : 11/12/2019

What is the Google Assistant for Android TV?

    Before you start

    What is the Google Assistant?

    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 check the score of your favorite team, control your TV, dim the lights, and more - using just your voice.

    To learn more about what the Google Assistant can do, you can ask it "What can you do?" , read how to use the Google Assistant on Android TV, or watch the video.

    Requirements

    • A supported Android TV
    • A compatible remote control with a MIC button
    • Any compatible Google Assistant smart speakers
    • A mobile device with installed Google Home app
    • Google™ account (if you use the full function)
    • An active internet connection

    How does it work?

    1. Press the MIC button on your TV remote control or select the voice icon on the Home menu
    2. Say your voice command or query.

    Note: You need to confirm your agreement to use the Google Assistant when you press the MIC button on the remote for the first time.

      What functions can the Google Assistant control?

      For details, read what you can ask your Google Assistant on Android TV.

       

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