At the I/O 2018 developer conference Google announced that it will roll six new voices for Google Assistant, and one of them is from musician John Legend. But don’t to be happy yet, his voice won’t be available until the end of this year. However, several voices already updated and can be taken. Here’s how to change Google Assistant voices on your Android phone.
Before we going into the guide, you need to ensure that the phone has built-in Google Assistant app. Some phone may rid away the Google Assistant and replace with their own digital assistant. In case you haven’t that, see how to enable Google Assistant on phone or tablet.
How to Change Google Assistant Voice on Android Phone
A short guide to change Google Assistant voice:
- Open Google Assistant, tap the blue button at the right upper corner
- Tap three dots icon and select Settings
- Select Preferences
- Tap Assistant voice option
- Choose your desired voice
A complete guide to change Google Assistant voice:
First, open your Google Assistant app. It usually can be accessed by holding the Home button for a few seconds or different shortcut button depending on the phone. Then, tap the blue button icon at the right upper corner.
Make sure you are connected to the internet, then tap the three dots icon and select Settings.
On the Settings menu list, select Preferences.
Tap the Assistant voice option.
Now, you can choose either eight voices that (currently) available on Google Assistant. It also gonna sounding voice for a sample.
Google will expand its Assistant capabilities, such as making a phone call, smarter AI, and ability to order a ride without companion app. Those six new voices are just a fragment of an incoming upgrade, hence, make sure your Google Assistant and Android OS always updated.