We all know that Google Assistant can take various actions based on the user’s voice command on a smartphone. But did you know that virtual assistants are also available on your smart TV? Here’s how to set up and use Google Assistant on your Android TV. You can use a smart TV of any brand. The complete process of using the utility will be the same.
Using Google Assistant is like running a smartphone on an Android TV. You can ask about weather, sports, news updates, and more. Your smart TV must have a remote control to run Assistant. Here are a few basic requirements mentioned in my guide.
WHAT IS GOOGLE ASSISTANT ON ANDROID TV
Android TV with Google Assistant allows you to watch smarter. Find and watch hit movies easily, transfer apps, and play multiplayer games. Ask questions and see the answers from Google on the big screen. Turn off the lights and control other smart devices in the home. Or you can use your voice to manage tasks.
With your permission, ask Google Assistant to help you manage other tasks and get a picture of your day. You can also schedule events, view reminders, and add items to store lists.
FIND THE ANSWER
Ask Google a question and see the answer on the TV screen. Get answers about what you’re watching, your favorite shows, characters, and actors. Get information from local businesses, flight details, game scores, and a little help on the big screen.
ENJOY YOUR ENTERTAINMENT
Find and watch videos on YouTube, including your favorite movies, shows, and music. Or view your vacation photos on the big screen with your voice.
SMART HOUSE CONTROL
Talk to Google to monitor your smart devices connected to your home. Adjust temperature, lighting and more.
DO ALL SMART TVs HAVE GOOGLE?
Google Assistant can be found on Sony and Hisense’s Android TVs. Amazon Alexa is now offering the Amazon Fire Edition TV, and Sony has announced that it is compatible with the new Amazon Alexa app for Android TVs. LG and Samsung smart TVs now have both Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa installed.
USE GOOGLE ASSISTANT ON ANDROID TV
By default, Google Assistant is pre-installed on all Android TVs of all brands. You can enable Google Assistant to set up your TV for the first time. In fact, you can enable virtual assistant whenever you want.
- Make sure you update the software installed on your smart TV
- Stable internet connection
- Smart speaker with Google Assistant
- The smart TV remote must have a micro button to call Google Assistant
GOOGLE IS CALLING FOR HELP ON ANDROID TV
It’s very simple. You can press the remote control button with the microphone icon or the Google Assistant icon. Otherwise, use the remote control to scroll up to Audio. You can find it on the Smart TV Home menu.
When you press the microphone or Google help button, the agreement page will appear the first time you call. This is a normal Terms and Conditions page. Allow it and continue the setup.
HOW TO USE GOOGLE ASSISTANT
They may ask you when the help screen appears
- Today’s weather news
- Get the latest news from around the world or from nearby locations
- Plan your day, activities, and assignments with reminders
- Get the meaning of words and do mobile translation
- Make a quick calculation
- Find instant answers through Google Search
- Play the song you want or listen to a podcast
You will get helpful answers through a smart speaker. Also, the results will appear on your smart TV. So, it’s all about how to use Google Assistant on any Android TV. Try it.