Google Assistant is Google’s solution to Amazon’s Alexa – a smarter, personal service that has progressed in abundant techniques and has stretched to innovative ideas since its initial inauguration during the past consecutive year’s Google I/O.
Though original élite versions of the Google Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones are available in a substantial adequate manner in apps like Google Allo, the awesome users on any forums can easily get to Assistant successively on any rooted Nougat phone.
Back in March, Google proclaimed that they would make Assistant available for all smartphones running Android version 6.0 or above 6.0 in some specific countries.
This is a wonder for sure, as well as a welcome also.
Since then, even desktops, laptops and PCs are also enjoying the benefits of Google Assistant, and the thanks go to the announcement of an official SDK. Those among those who own an Android Wear 2.0 well-matched smartwatch, specific Android TV models, or any vehicles with Android Auto can also enjoy the benefit of Google Assistant.
However, there is one unique device, which is notably missing from the growing list of Google-blessed devices, i.e., the Tablet.
A Google representative widen up the Assistant roll out which was back in March would not include Android tablets running on version 6.0 or above.
However, do not panic we are here to help you out with all your worries, we now have a way to use Google Assistant on any Android tablet running on Lollipop, Marshmallow, or Nougat or any version below 6.0 without any need of rooting your devices!
I have tested the methods mentioned below on two different devices i.e. a Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2 running on version Android 5.1.1 Lollipop and a Samsung 860 PRO running on a version of Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. This should ideally work on any smartphones running on the Android version of Lollipop as well.
Google Assistant for Tablets Tutorial
This technique works on instructions of concealed introduction (but thankfully, it is available) activity within the Google App. This can be quickly done by using a submission list that can add and then launch all available activities from your readily installed apps.
Activity Launcher is an app that devotes to this particular purpose, though the famous and the most well-known Nova Launcher comes with the built-in function to launch activities in case you already have this launcher installed and updated.
Google Assistant reached along with Google’s Pixel smartphones and Android fans the highest peak by adding voice assistants on their Android smartphones.
Well, you must also know that Google recently proclaimed that they are progressing out Google Assistant to almost all Android smartphones running Android version 6.0 Marshmallow or above that.
However, the outcomes are the same, slow and people are still waiting for the Google Assistant to reach on their smartphones. As you might have already guessed, there is also a way around if you cannot wait for the Google Assistant to arrive on your smartphone formally and legally.
Here are the steps to allow Google Assistant on your Android smartphone even without worrying about rooting your smartphones:
Enabling Google Assistance Through Beta Apps
Step 1. Firstly, you have to search and install the Google Play Services’ (beta version) and the Google app. To do this, search for the SETTING options and then click on GOOGLE. Then click on the three-doted menu button on the top right corner of the screen and then go to the “Help & Feedback” option.
Step 2. Go to the “Help” page and where you will get a “three-dot menu -> View in Google Play Store”. This will take you to the Play Store page of Google Play Services where you can scroll down and select on the “I’m in” button to become an active “beta tester”.
Step 3. Then select on the “Join” button, after which the beta signup will take place, sign in quickly it takes only 5 to 7 minutes.
Step 4. After this go for a search “Google app” in the Play Store and again sign up for its beta program also.
Step 5. Once, you complete all the above steps carefully, pause for a few minutes and then open your Play Store. Here, go forward and search the “My apps & games” section and go to the “Beta” tab, where you will discovery Google and Google Play Services. Just make sure you are using the updated versions of the services.
Step 6. After, all the apps are updated, again go to Settings option and click on Apps. Move forward and follow the steps: Google -> Storage -> Manage Space and now clear all the data from the manage space.
Step 7. Go back and follow the sixth step for Google Play Services. Choose on “Manage Space” and then clear all the data from your device.
Step 8. Once, you are done with all above processes or procedures. Again, open your Google services, where you will be asked few questions take few minutes to answer them all. Once completed, you will get the app familiar to Google Play services.
Step 9. Now, open up the menu button and tap on “Settings”. Here, you will get the Google Assistant settings. Just click on it and enjoy it. The Google Assistant setup window will pop-up. You can now select on the “Continue” button and press the home button to activate the Google Assistant.
WelL, that is it, guys. I hope you enjoyed the article.
The Google Assistant will now be accessible to you from any device with any android version.
You can ask the Assistant any random question, and it will cartel your boredom. It will bring up a list of things it can do for you.
You can use the voice assistant to set reminders, news, check the weather report, make phone calls and get various information about play games. If the method mentioned above is not functional then you can work it out with downloading APK files.
Download the Google App Beta APK and the Google Play Services Beta APK. I hope that was easy to understand as well as to carry out.
So, try out these steps and get the fresh new Google Assistant on your Android smartphone without even rooting your smartphones.
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