How to Disable Google Assistant on Android (Guide)

Google Assistant is one of the best voice-based digital assistants you can have on your phone right now irrespective of whether you’re using Android or iOS. While it’s not yet available out-of-the-box on most smartphones, you can get it enabled on practically any Android device with a few little tweaks. However, in case you’re not really fond of it and have been wondering how you can completely disable it on your handset, here’s how you can do so in a few little steps:

Disable Google Assistant on Any Android Device

  • Say the “Ok Google” keyword or long press the Home button on your Android device to launch Google Assistant, then tap the little icon in the top right corner of the Assistant screen. In the full-screen window that comes up, tap on the three dots in the upper right corner

How to Disable Google Assistant on Any Android Phone

  • Choose “Settings”, and from the list of all your devices, select the phone you want to disable Google Assistant on.

How to Disable Google Assistant on Any Android Phone

  • Once your pick your device, you’ll find a toggle to switch Google Assistant on or off. Just switch it off and you’re good to go. Congratulations, mission accomplished. Google Assistant is now disabled on your phone.

How to Disable Google Assistant on Any Android Phone

  • In case you have a change of heart and want to switch it back on at some stage, you can do so by simply long pressing the Home button and tapping on ‘Turn On’ from the resultant screen as shown below, and Google Assistant will be back on your device just like that.

How to Disable Google Assistant on Any Android Phone

SEE ALSO: How to Delete Google Assistant Voice Search History

List of Smartphones with Google Assistant

Brand Name Model Name
Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro (2016)
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Samsung Galaxy S7
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
Samsung Galaxy S6
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge
Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime
Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro
Samsung Galaxy J3 Pro
Samsung Galaxy J2 Prime
Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime Plus
Samsung Galaxy C5
Samsung Galaxy J1 Prime
Samsung Galaxy J1 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy Note 5
Xiaomi Mi MIX
Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus
Xiaomi Mi Note 2
Xiaomi Mi 5s
Xiaomi Mi 5
Xiaomi Mi 4s
Xiaomi Redmi Pro
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4
Xiaomi Redmi 3x
Xiaomi Redmi 4 Prime
Xiaomi Redmi 3
Xiaomi Redmi Note 3
Xiaomi Mi Max
Xiaomi Redmi 3s Prime
Xiaomi Redmi 4
Xiaomi Redmi 3 Pro
Xiaomi Redmi 3s
Xiaomi Redmi 4A
OnePlus OnePlus 3
OnePlus OnePlus 3T
HTC HTC 10
HTC Desire 10 Pro
HTC HTC 10 Lifestyle
HTC Desire 10 Lifestyle
HTC One M9 Prime
HTC HTC 10 evo
HTC Desire 825
HTC Desire 728 Ultra
HTC One S9
HTC Desire 830
HTC Desire 628
HTC Desire 630
HTC Desire 530
HTC Desire 650
HTC Desire One A9s
HTC Desire 625
Huawei Mate 9
Huawei Mate 9 Pro
Huawei Honor Magic
Huawei P9 Plus
Huawei Honor Note 8
Huawei Nova Plus
Huawei P9
Huawei Honor V8
Huawei Nova
Huawei G9 Plus
Huawei Honor 8
Huawei Enjoy 6s
Huawei P9 Lite
Huawei Enjoy 6
Huawei Honor 6X
Huawei Honor 5c
Huawei Honor Holly 2 Plus
Huawei Honor Holly 3
Huawei Y6II Compact
Huawei Honor 5A
Huawei Y5II
Huawei Y3II
Google Pixel
Google Pixel XL
Huawei Nexus 6P
Vivo xplay 6
Vivo X7 Plus
Vivo X7
Vivo Xplay5 Elite
Vivo X9 Plus
Vivo Xplay 5
Vivo X9
Vivo X6S Plus
Vivo X6S
Vivo V3Max
Vivo Y67
Vivo V3
Vivo V5
Oppo R9 Plus
Oppo R9s Plus
Oppo R9s
Oppo F1 Plus
Oppo A59
Oppo F1s
Oppo F1
Oppo A37
Oppo A57
Motorola Moto Z
Motorola Moto Z Force
Motorola Moto Z Play
Motorola Moto M
Motorola Moto G4 Plus
Motorola Moto E3 Power
Motorola Moto G4 Play
Motorola Moto G4
Motorola Moto E3
Lenovo ZUK Edge
Lenovo ZUK Z2 Pro
Lenovo Phab 2 Pro
Lenovo Vibe P1 Turbo
Lenovo Phab 2 Plus
Lenovo K6 Note
Lenovo P2
Lenovo Phab 2
Lenovo ZUK Z2
Lenovo Vibe S1 Lite
Lenovo C2
Lenovo K6 Power
Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus
Lenovo A6600 Plus
Lenovo Vibe K5
Lenovo Lemon 3
Lenovo A6600
Lenovo Vibe C
Lenovo B
Lenovo A Plus
Lenovo Vibe A
Asus ZenFone 3 Max ZC553KL
Asus ZenFone 3 Deluxe ZS550KL
Asus ZenFone 3 Ultra ZU680KL
Asus ZenFone 3
Asus ZenFone 3 Max
Asus ZenFone Pegasus 3
Asus ZenFone Max (2016)
Asus Live G500TG
Asus ZenFone 3 Laser
Asus ZenFone Go
Asus ZenFone Go T500
Micromax Canvas 6 Pro
Micromax Canvas Amaze 2
Micromax Canvas Mega 2
Micromax Canvas Fire 5
Micromax Canvas Spark 4G
Micromax Canvas Vdeo 2
Micromax Canvas Spark 3
Micromax Canvas Vdeo 1
Micromax Canvas Spark 2 Plus
Micromax Bolt
Micromax Bolt Selfie
Micromax Bolt Supreme 2
Micromax Bolt Supreme 4
Micromax Bolt Supreme
Micromax Canvas 5 Lite
Micromax Canvas 6
Micromax Canvas Amaze 4G
Micromax Canvas Evok
Micromax Canvas Fire 6
Micromax Canvas Juice 4G
Micromax Canvas Selfie 4
Micromax Canvas Unite 4
Micromax Canvas Unite 4 Pro
Micromax Canvas Unite 4 Plus
Micromax Canvas xp 4G
LG V20
LG G5 SE
LG G5
LG X mach
LG X cam
LG K10 (2017)
LG Stylus 3
LG X max
LG Stylus 2 Plus
LG X Skin
LG K10
LG Stylus 2
LG K20 plus
LG K8
LG X5
LG Stylo 2
LG X power
LG X screen
LG K8
LG K4
LG K5
LG K7
LG K3
LG K3 (2016)
LG K4
LG X style
LG U
Sony Xperia X Performance
Sony Xperia X Compact
Sony Xperia XZ
Sony Xperia XA Dual
Sony Xperia XA Ultra
Sony Xperia X
Sony Xperia XA
Sony Xperia E5
BlackBerry DTEK60
BlackBerry DTEK50
ZTE Axon 7 Max
ZTE Nubia Z11
ZTE Axon 7
ZTE Nubia Prague S
ZTE Z11 Max
ZTE Blade V7 Max
ZTE Nubia Z11 mini S
ZTE Axon 7 mini
ZTE Nubia Z11 mini
ZTE Nubia N1
ZTE Grand X Max 2
ZTE Blade v7
ZTE Blade A512
ZTE Blade A2
ZTE Blade A610
ZTE Grand X 3
ZTE Blade V7 Lite
ZTE Warp 7
ZTE Zmax Pro
ZTE Avid Plus
ZTE Blade L5 Plus
ZTE Blade A601
ZTE Blade L110
ZTE Blade A452
ZTE Grand X4
Gionee M2017
Gionee W909
Gionee S8
Gionee S6 Pro
Gionee S9
Gionee S6s
Gionee Steel 2
Gionee P7 Max
Gionee P7
Gionee Marathon M5 mini
Gionee P5 Mini
Gionee M6
Gionee M6 Plus
Gionee F103 Pro
Lava V5
Lava X3
Lava Iris Fuel F2
Lava A32
Lava A48
Lava A50
Lava A51
Lava A55
Lava A59
Lava A67
Lava A68
Lava A71
Lava A72
Lava A76
Lava A76+
Lava A79
Lava A82
Lava A88
Lava A89
Lava A97
Lava P7
Lava P7+
Lava V2 32 GB
Lava V2 s
Lava X11
Lava X17
Lava X19
Lava X28
Lava X38
Lava X41 Plus
Lava X46
Lava X50
Lava X50 Plus
Lava X81
Panasonic Eluga Arc 2
Panasonic Eluga Note
Panasonic P88
Panasonic Eluga A2
Panasonic Eluga Mark 2
Panasonic Eluga Tapp
Panasonic Eluga Turbo
Panasonic Eluga I2 (2016)
Panasonic P66
Panasonic P55 Novo
Panasonic P77
Panasonic T50
Panasonic Eluga Arc
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy S8
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus
Samsung Galaxy S8 Active
Samsung Galaxy Note FE
Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018)
Samsung Galaxy A8 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro
Samsung Galaxy C5 Pro
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro
Samsung Galaxy J7 Max
Samsung Galaxy Xcover 4
Samsung Galaxy J7 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy J7 V
Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy J3 Emerge
Samsung Galaxy J7 Nxt
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy J2 (2017)
Xiaomi Mi MIX 2
Xiaomi Mi 6
Xiaomi Mi Note 3
Xiaomi Mi Max 2
Xiaomi Mi A1
Xiaomi Redmi 5
Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus
Xiaomi Mi 5c
Xiaomi Mi 5x
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4
Xiaomi Redmi Y1
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X
Xiaomi Redmi 4 (4X)
Xiaomi Redmi 5A
Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Lite
OnePlus OnePlus 5
OnePlus OnePlus 5T
Essential Essential Phone PH-1
HTC U11+
HTC U11
HTC U11 Life
HTC U Ultra
HTC One X10
HTC U Play
HTC Desire 10 Compact
Huawei Mate 10 Porsche Design
Huawei Mate 10 Pro
Huawei P10 Plus
Huawei Honor View 10
Huawei P10
Huawei Nova 2s
Huawei Honor 8 Pro
Huawei nova 2 Plus
Huawei Honor 9
Huawei Nova 2
Huawei Honor 7X
Huawei Honor 9 Lite
Huawei Mate 10 Lite
Huawei P Smart
Huawei P10 Lite
Huawei Y7 Prime
Huawei P8 Lite
Huawei Y7
Huawei P9 Lite mini
Huawei Y6 (2017)
Huawei Honor 6A (Pro)
Huawei Y5 (2017)
Huawei Y3 (2017)
Huawei Honor 6C Pro
Nokia Nokia 8
Nokia Nokia 7
Nokia Nokia 6
Nokia Nokia 5
Nokia Nokia 3
Nokia Nokia 2
Google Pixel 2
Google Pixel 2 XL
Vivo V5 Plus
Vivo X20 Plus
Vivo X9s Plus
Vivo X20
Vivo V7+
Vivo X9s
Vivo V5s
Vivo V7
Vivo Y55s
Vivo Y69
Vivo V5 Lite
Vivo Y25
Vivo Y53
Oppo R11s Plus
Oppo R11 Plus
Oppo F3 Plus
Oppo R11s
Oppo R11
Oppo F5
Oppo A77 (MediaTek)
Oppo A77
Oppo F5 Youth
Oppo F3
Oppo A71
Oppo A39
Motorola Moto Z2 Force
Motorola Moto Z2 Play
Motorola Moto X4
Motorola Moto G5 Plus
Motorola Moto G5
Motorola Moto G5s Plus
Motorola Moto G5s
Motorola Moto E4 Plus (USA)
Motorola Moto E4 Plus
Motorola Moto C Plus
Motorola Moto C
Motorola Moto E4
Motorola Moto E4 (USA)
Lenovo K8 Plus
Lenovo K8 Note
Lenovo K8
Lenovo K320t
Asus ZenFone AR
Asus ZenFone 4 Pro
Asus ZenFone 3 Zoom
Asus ZenFone 4
Asus ZenFone 4 Selfie
Asus ZenFone Pegasus 3s
Asus ZenFone 4 Selfie
Asus ZenFone V
Asus ZenFone 4 Max
Asus ZenFone 4 Max Plus (M1)
Asus ZenFone 3s Max
Asus ZenFone 4 Selfie Lite
Asus ZenFone Live
Asus ZenFone Go
Micromax Dual 5
Micromax Canvas 2
Micromax Canvas Evok Note
Micromax Canvas Evok Power
Micromax Vdeo 5
Micromax Vdeo 4
Micromax Vdeo 3
Micromax Spark Vdeo
Micromax Bharat 2
Micromax Bharat 2+
Micromax Bharat 2 Ultra
Micromax Bharat 3
Micromax Bharat 4
Micromax Bharat 5
Micromax Canvas 1
Micromax Canvas Infinity
Micromax Canvas Infinity Pro
Micromax Canvas Selfie 3
Micromax Dual 4
Micromax Evok Dual Note
Micromax Selfie 2 Note
Micromax Selfie 2
LG G6
LG V30
LG Q8
LG X venture
LG Stylo 3 Plus
LG Q6
LG X power 2
LG K7 (2017)
LG Harmony
Sony Xperia XZ Premium
Sony Xperia XZ1
Sony Xperia XZs
Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact
Sony Xperia XA1 Plus
Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra
Sony Xperia XA1
Sony Xperia L1
Sony Xperia R1 (Plus)
BlackBerry Keyone
BlackBerry Motion
BlackBerry Aurora
ZTE Axon M
ZTE Axon 7s
ZTE nubia Z17s
ZTE nubia M2
ZTE nubia Z17
ZTE nubia Z17 mini
ZTE nubia Z17 miniS
ZTE nubia N2
ZTE Blade V8 Pro
ZTE Blade V8 Mini
ZTE Blade A6
ZTE Hawkeye
ZTE Blade V7 Plus
ZTE Blade V8 Lite
ZTE nubia N1 Lite
ZTE Blade A3
ZTE Max XL
ZTE Blade Force
ZTE Blade Z Max
ZTE Blade X
ZTE Blade A520
ZTE Tempo X
ZTE Maven 2
ZTE nubia M2 Lite
Gionee M7 Plus
Gionee S11S
Gionee M6s Plus
Gionee A1 Plus
Gionee M7
Gionee S10
Gionee S11
Gionee A1
Gionee M7 Power
Gionee F5
Gionee S10B
Gionee S11 Lite
Gionee S10C
Gionee A1 Lite
Gionee P8 Max
Gionee X1
Gionee X1s
Lava Z25
Lava Z10
Lava A77
Lava A44
Lava A73
Lava A97 2GB+
Lava X28 Plus
Lava Z60
Lava Z80
Lava Z90
Panasonic Eluga C
Panasonic Eluga Ray Max
Panasonic Eluga i3 Mega
Panasonic Eluga Pulse X
Panasonic Eluga Ray 700
Panasonic Eluga Ray X
Panasonic Eluga Pulse
Panasonic Eluga Ray
Panasonic Eluga Ray 500
Panasonic Eluga I9
Panasonic P9
Panasonic P85
Panasonic Eluga A3
Panasonic Eluga A3 Pro
Panasonic Eluga A4
Panasonic Eluga I2 Active
Panasonic Eluga I4
Panasonic Eluga I5
Panasonic P55 Max
Panasonic P91
Panasonic P99
Flipkart Billion Capture+
Amazon Tenor 10.orE
Amazon Tenor 10.orG
Amazon Tenor 10.orE
Amazon Tenor 10.orD
Infocus Vision 3
Infocus Turbo 5
Infocus Snap 4
Infinix Hot 4 Pro
Infinix Note 4
Infinix Zero 5 Pro
Infinix Hot S3
Smartron SRT Phone
Smartron t.phone P
Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro (2018)
Samsung Galaxy S9
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
Samsung Galaxy Note 9
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro
Xiaomi Mi MIX 2s
Xiaomi Mi MIX 3
Xiaomi Mi 7
Xiaomi Mi Max 3
Xiaomi Mi Note 3
OnePlus OnePlus 6
OnePlus OnePlus 6T
HTC U11 Eyes
Vivo X20 Plus UD
LG X4+
LG Artisto 2
Sony Xperia L2
Sony Xperia XA2
Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra
Oppo A71 (2018)
Micromax Bharat 5 Plus
LG G7
LG V40
HTC U13
Motorola Moto G6
Motorola Moto G6 Plus
Motorola Moto G6s Plus
Motorola Moto G6s
Motorola Moto Z3 Force
Motorola Moto Z3
Motorola Moto X5
Motorola Moto E5
Motorola Moto E5 Power
Asus ZenFone 5
Asus ZenFone 5 Max
Huawei Honor 8X
Huawei Mate 11 Pro
Lenovo K9 Note
Lenovo K9 Plus
Lenovo K9
Nokia Nokia 9
Nokia Nokia 7 Plus
Nokia Nokia 1

Disable Google Assistant on Any Android Device

While Google Assistant is a great personal assistant to have, it can admittedly get a little annoying at times, so it’s completely understandable that you might want to take a break from it once in a while. Now that you know how to disable and re-enable it, just go ahead and try it on your device and tell us exactly what it is about Google Assistant that annoys you, because we’d love to get your perspective on this.

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