How to disable Google Assistant on a Samsung phone

This tutorial will show you step by step how to disable Google Assistant on a Samsung phone.

And this tutorial will also show you how to disable “OK Google” detection and how to remove Google Assistant from the Home button.

This tutorial works for all Samsung phones with Android 7, 8, 9, and 10.

What is Google Assistant?

Google Assistant is a virtual personal assistant.

Users can interact with it through their voice by saying “OK Google” or “Hey Google” and then tell the assistant what they want.

You can ask it anything, like:

If you don't like it and want to get rid of it, then follow the steps in this tutorial.

How to turn off Google Assistant on a Samsung phone

1. Open the Google app.

Google application

2. Tap on More located at the bottom right of the app.

More options button in Google app

3. Tap on Settings.

4. Tap on Google Assistant.

5. Tap on Assistant.

6. Go down to Assistant devices and tap on Phone.

Google Assistant devices

7. Tap on the toggle button located next to Google Assistant to turn if off.

Turn off Google Assistant

Google Assistant is now disabled.

Disabled Google Assistant

How to turn off Google Assistant on a Samsung phone

1. Open settings.

2. Tap on Google (Google settings).

3. Tap on Search, Assistant & Voice.

4. Tap on Google Assistant.

5. Tap on Assistant.

6. Go down to Assistant devices and tap on Phone.

Google Assistant devices

7. Tap on the toggle button located next to Google Assistant to turn if off.

Turn off Google Assistant

Google Assistant is now disabled.

Disabled Google Assistant

How to remove Google Assistant from the home button on a Samsung phone

1. Open Settings.

2. Open Apps.

3. Tap on the 3-dots menu icon located at the top right and choose Default apps.

apps menu button

4. Tap on Device assistance app.

5. Tap on Device assistance app.

6. Select None or select another option.

Google Assistant is now removed from your phone's Home button.


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References:

Google: Google Assistant

Wikipedia: Google Assistant

Google: Turn “Ok Google” on or off

YouTube Video: How to turn off Google Assistant on a Samsung Galaxy with Android 7 and 8