Google Assistant Go

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About this app

Lightweight and fast, yet still packed with your favorite features, the Google Assistant is now available on Android (Go edition).

Use your voice to get directions to the nearest coffee shop, make calls hands free during your commute, and unwind by playing your favorite tunes. You personal Google is here to help. Ask your Google Assistant questions and get things done. Use it anytime, anywhere.

With the Google Assistant Go, you can:

• Make quick phone calls on the go (“Call Sameer”)
• Send text messages (“Text Sara I am running late”)
• Play music (“Play some jazz on YouTube”)
• Navigate places (“Get me directions to the nearest coffee shop”)
• Preview your upcoming events (“Tell me about my day”)
• Weather information (“Do I need an umbrella today?”)
• Answers (“How tall is Mount Everest?”)

* You can quickly access the Google Assistant for Android (Go edition) by tapping on the Assistant app icon or long-pressing the home button on your phone running Android (Go edition).

* Certain features available on the Google Assistant for standard Android phones are currently not supported on the Google Assistant for Android (Go edition), such as reminders, controls for smart home devices, Actions on Google, and Device Actions.

* The Google Assistant for Android (Go edition) currently supports English.
Updated on
Jun 20, 2023

Data safety

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No data shared with third parties
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This app may collect these data types
Location, Personal info and 10 others
Data is encrypted in transit

Ratings and reviews

404K reviews
Liz Boyle
February 5, 2024
Very frustrating. I wish there was a way to put regular Google on my "Go Edition" phone, (without going through 10 different headaches) even if it won't run as well! Please let us have the ability to try to use you're beautiful and original old Google Assistant? It would be one thing if it was just the assistant but you also have the go edition Gmail and Calendar that drives me crazy! I just want to use my original stuff even though I'm poor and I can't buy a phone that most others can...
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Randy Holzman
February 25, 2023
Hi! I'm Randy Holzman. The main reason I gave the app only one star in my recent review is because the of lack of support for activating the assistant with "Hey Google" or "Ok Google" which is, in my opinion, a serious safety issue. I can't activate the assistant with voice, so the only way to get the assistant to respond is to touch the microphone icon, which is difficult while driving. I feel this version of the app is really lacking in functionality, should be hands free even with Go.
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Google LLC
February 19, 2023
Hi Randy. Thank you for your feedback. Currently “Ok, Google” and “Hey Google” actions don’t work for Android Go phones. Please stay tuned for more information.
September 19, 2022
There's NO way to mute or shut off the voice responses of the GO version. So it will automatically and loudly read out whatever response it comes up with if you ask a question, even if the phone is on mute. I know how to disable it for regular Google Assistant, but that ability and setting seems to be totally cut out of this version. Please Google, it's a basic feature; you don't want a phone making noise at all times no matter what. Fix this.
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Google LLC
September 19, 2022
Thanks for your review, Jim! The Google Assistant is enabled by default as one of the system apps and currently cannot be disabled for Android Go phones. We appreciate the feedback and we’ll pass it along to the team.

What's new

• General bug fixes and improvements.