Google Assistant TV

Google Assistant is a smart tool that you can use to control smart devices, set reminders, and many more using your voice commands or a tap on your Android. With Google Assistant on your home TV, you can easily enjoy controlling your TV and other smart devices remotely. You can now find the latest blockbusters, jump into your favorite shows, dim the light, and many more just with your voice.  For example, Google Assistant can play your Game of Thrones, Turn off volume, play business news, and more while you are in your comfort zone.

Google Assistant TV

There is a lot more to having Google Assistant on your TV than controlling your voice. You will get to have access to entertainment at ease. You can ask Google questions and get to see the answers on your big screen. Read on to learn how you can set up Google Assistant on your TV such as Android TV, Amazon Fire Stick, and Roku.

Requirements for Setting up Google Assistant on your TV

To set up this tool on your Television, there are certain things you may need. Here are these things, check them out;

  • A supported Google TV or Android TV
  • Compatible Google Assistant smart speakers
  • An Android phone that has Google Home installed
  • Google Account
  • A stable internet connection
  • A compatible remote control

Once you have the above, you can now go ahead to set the virtual assistant on your TV. Note, if you don’t have the above you won’t be able to go through the setup process.

How to set up Google Assistant on TV using the “Hey” Google feature

You can set up the tool on your television with built-in Google Assistant using the Voice Match on your Smartphone. And by just saying” Hey” to communicate with the virtual system.

  • Turn on your TV and quickly go to the Google Assistant app and open it
  • Ensure that your Smartphones or tablets are connected to the Wi-Fi as your Television.
  • If the virtual system is off, you will get an option to turn it on. Select “Turn on”.
  • On your Android Smartphone or tablet, launch the Google Assistant app.
  • Click on the Voice model option and retrain the voice model
  • Follow the guidelines shown on your phone to record your voice.

Just so you know, you can use your voice to control the virtual systems on your Android devices running Android 5.0. You can use your voice to communicate even if it is locked you just need to get it activated.

How to Set up Google Assistant on your Android TV via TV mode

Here are the steps you need to follow to set up the virtual system on your Television using the TV mode. Check it out;

  • Open the Google Home app on your TV and turn on the TV mode
  • Switch on your TV and choose the input you want to use
  • Now  select “OK Google”
  • Follow any guidelines on the Home app to begin the setup process

Once the Google Home is connected to your television, you can make use of different command options to control it. You can ask the virtual tool to play your favorite songs, videos, TV shows, and many more.

On Amazon Fire Stick

This virtual assistant app is compulsory for all Amazon Fire Stick users. This application enables you to control different smart devices using your voice commands and perform various tasks. Follow the below steps to use it on your Amazon Firestick

  • First of all, connect the Firestick to your television
  • Visit the Amazon App Store and look for ‘Google Assistant”
  • Now, install this app on your smart device
  • Launch the app, and follow the instructions on the app to set it up with the OK Google commands. You will have to say OK Google 3 times for it to work

Once it is installed on your Fire Stick, you can make use of it to do different things. You can use your voice command to ask to pay for movies, set reminders, and many more.

How to Set Up Google Assistant for Roku Devices

With the feature “Voice remote” you can talk to the virtual assistant on your RokuTv to search different channels instantly. You will have to connect your TCL Roku TV account to your Google Account through the home mobile app on your Smartphone before you can use it on your Roku TV. Here are the detailed steps you need to take;

  • Install the Home app on your Smartphone and open it
  • Click on the “Add” option in the top left corner
  • Tap “Device Setup”.
  • Choose Roku from the list
  • Sign into your Roku account when you are asked to

Choose “Customize Voice search from the menu voice country. You will be able to see a different list of countries and languages you can set up with the virtual system. Choose any of the languages of your choice. Once the setup process is done, you can now enjoy the virtual assistant from your TV.

Is Setting up Google Assistant on TV easy?

Yes, the process is not difficult at all. You can start and finish this process within 3 seconds. Once you set the tip, you can use it to control your television and other smart home devices. Note that, if your devices do not support the above process, there are other ways you can do it. You can activate the virtual tool on your Android Smartphone or tablet.

At the moment, Google Assistant on Android TVs can be used in English, German, French, Indonesian, Italian, Korean, Portuguese (Brazilian), Japanese, and Spanish. Additional languages will be available very soon. This means you can interact with Google Assistant on your Android TV in these listed languages. And there are plans to include even more language options shortly.