How to Replace Google Assistant with Gemini, your new voice assistant


Make the switch to Gemini, your new voice assistant, for an enhanced and customizable experience. Follow this comprehensive step-by-step guide to replace Google Assistant with Gemini seamlessly.

Step 1: Install the Gemini App

  1. Visit the official Gemini website or Google Play Store (for Android) / Apple App Store (for iOS).
  2. Download and install the Gemini app.

Step 2: Set Up Gemini

  1. Launch the Gemini app and create an account.
  2. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the setup process.

Step 3: Disable Google Assistant

  1. Open your device’s Settings.
  2. Navigate to "Apps & Notifications" or "Applications."
  3. Select "Default Apps" or "App Defaults."
  4. Tap on "Assistant & Voice Input."
  5. Disable Google Assistant by selecting "None" or "Gemini."

Step 4: Enable Gemini

  1. In the same "Assistant & Voice Input" settings, select "Gemini."
  2. Grant Gemini access to necessary permissions, such as microphone and location.

Step 5: Configure Gemini (Optional)

  1. Open the Gemini app and tap on the "Settings" icon.
  2. Customize Gemini’s settings to your preferences, including:
    • Wake word: Choose a unique phrase to activate Gemini.
    • Voice: Select a preferred voice for Gemini.
    • Language: Set the language you want Gemini to use.

Step 6: Use Gemini

  1. Say your chosen wake word to activate Gemini.
  2. Speak your commands to Gemini, such as:
    • "Play music."
    • "Set an alarm for 7 am."
    • "Find nearby restaurants."

Additional Tips

  • Customize your wake word: Choose a phrase that you don’t frequently use in everyday speech to avoid accidental activation.
  • Train Gemini: The more you use Gemini, the better it will learn your preferences and improve its accuracy.
  • Integrate with other apps: Gemini can control a wide range of third-party apps, including music players, messaging apps, and smart home devices. Enable these integrations in the Gemini settings.
  • Enjoy a hands-free experience: Gemini allows you to control your device and access information without having to touch your phone.
  • Check for updates: Regularly update the Gemini app to access the latest features and improvements.

Congratulations on replacing Google Assistant with Gemini! Now you can enjoy a more personalized and intelligent voice assistant experience.