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How To Enable Google assistant on any android smartphone

Google assistant is one of the popularly known assistants and the official build from Google is most popular among the android users. Google Assistant was first rolled out back in October 2016, when the search engine giant google launched their Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones. Well, But a few days back Google announced to roll out the Google Assistant to almost all Android smartphones running Android 6.0 Marshmallow or Android Nougat devices. However, the roll-out has been pretty slow and people are still waiting for the Google Assistant to arrive on their smartphones. So, if you are using a phone with Marshmallow, you will have to wait for the official update for your phone to arrive from Google. If you cannot then here is how you can get the Google assistant enabled on your device. Here are the steps to enable Google Assistant on your Android smartphone without root access.

Steps to enable Google Assistant on your Android smartphone:

This is the process of enabling the assistant through beta apps and it can be done by following the below steps.

Step 1:- 
First of all, you have to get the beta versions of the Google Play services and the Google app. This can be done by going to Settings>Google>tap on the three dot icon and then tap on the Help and feedback option from the drop down box.


Step 2:-
Now again tap on the three dots menu button on the top right corner and then tap on “View in Google Play”. It will then take you to the Google Play Services Play store page.


Step 3:-
scroll down to the bottom of the screen and you can find the I’m In button there, just tap on “I’m in” and then tap on “Join” to begin the beta tester sign-up process. It would take a few minutes to complete the sign-up process.

Step 4:-
After that you have to search for the Google app in the Playstore and then sign up for its beta version.




Step 5:-
Now to update the app go to My apps & games and then head to the beta section where you can see the available update for both the apps. Make sure to update both of them. After updating both the application with the beta versions, just go to Settings>Apps, then select Google here and then click on Storage>Manage Space>Clear All data. Change the language of the device to English US in the language input settings.



Step 6
Now go back and do the same for the Google Play Services app.

Step 7
Now open the Google app, where you will be asked to complete its setup. Again tap on the settings under Google Assistant tab. The setup window for Google Assistant will pop-up. Set it up and just tap and hold the Home Button of your device and you will see a message pop from the bottom asking you get started with 'Google Assistant'. Enjoy!


Note:-
If the above method does not work for you, then you can try installing the beta versions of the Google app and Google Play Services directly through APK files.