Article ID : 00203000 / Last Modified : 12/19/2019

Set up the Google Assistant for wireless headphones

    IMPORTANT: This article applies only to specific products and/or operating systems. Check Applicable Products and Categories for details.

    Before you start

    • Update the software of your wireless headphones. Downloads are posted on your model support page.
      • Version 2.0 or higher for WI-1000X, WH-1000XM2, and WH-1000XM3.
      • Version 3.0 or higher for WH-H900N, WH-CH700N, and WI-P600N.
      • Version 3.1.4 or higher for WF-1000X.
      • Version 1.3.0 or higher for WF-1000XM3.
    • Install the Headphones Connect app Version 3.1.0 or higher.
    • Install the latest version of the Google Assistant app.

    Steps to set up the Google Assistant

    Change the function of the headphone button and configure the intitial settings for the Google Assistant when using the Google Assistant feature for the first time.

    If model-specific information is required to complete any step, check your manual. Manuals are posted on your model support page.

    1. On your mobile device, start the Headphones Connect app.
    2. Make sure you headphones are on, and then tap Connect.
    3. Scroll down and tap Change function of NC/AMBIENT button or Change function of left side button setting.
    4. Change the setting to Google Assistant.
    5. Set up the Google Assistant app according to your device type.
      • Android mobile devices
        1. Press and hold the home button.
          • Google Assistant starts.
        2. Tap Finish headphones setup.

          Finish Headphones Setup Android

        3. Follow the on-screen instructions.
      • iOS mobile devices
        1. Start the Google Assistant app.
        2. Tap Finish headphones setup.

          the Google Assistant for iOS Finish headphones setup

        3. Follow the on-screen instructions.