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 also how to remove it from the home button.

The steps on this page work for all Samsung phones with Android 7, 8, 9, or 10.

Google Assistant is a virtual assistant developed by Google.

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

How to disable Google Assistant on a Samsung phone (method 1)

1. Open the Google app.

Google application

2. Tap on More located in the bottom right corner of the Google app.

More options button in Google app

3. Tap on Settings.

4. Tap on Google Assistant.

5. Tap on General.

6. Tap on the toggle button next to Google Assistant to disable it.

Disable Google Assistant on a Samsung phone

A confirmation window will appear.

7. Tap on TURN OFF.

Confirm to disable Google Assistant

Google Assistant is now disabled.

How to disable Google Assistant on a Samsung phone (method 2)

1. Open your phone's settings.

Samsung phone settings

2. Tap on Google (Google settings).

3. Tap on Account services.

4. Tap on Search, Assistant & Voice.

5. Tap on Google Assistant.

6. Tap on General.

7. Tap on the toggle button next to Google Assistant to disable it.

Disable Google Assistant on a Samsung phone

A confirmation window will appear.

8. Tap on TURN OFF.

Confirm to disable Google Assistant

Google Assistant is now disabled.

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

1. Open your phone's settings.

Samsung phone settings

2. Open Apps.

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

apps menu button

4. Tap on Device assistance app or Assist 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