We will teach you how to activate google assistant from lock screen so that even if the phone is not unlocked, you can do quick searches from it. This feature, among many that the Assistant can do without installing apps, is now easier than ever thanks to a new setting built into the menu of the Assistant itself.
Like always, We recommend that you update the Google app and Assistant to the latest version., to make sure that you can go through the steps in this tutorial without any issues. It’s a pretty straightforward process that we’ll be doing from the Google app.
How to use Google Assistant on the lock screen
Unless we’ve explicitly enabled this option, the Google Assistant can’t offer personalized results, view your contacts, or reply to messages. If we want use Google Assistant on the lock screen
- Open the Google app
- Click on ‘Settings’
- Click on ‘Google Assistant’
- ‘Lock screen
Thanks to the option “lock screen”, we can configure that the Google assistant can respond even if the screen is locked. We have to clarify that this option refers to the lock screen, not to the fact that it is disabled.
That is to say, this option does not make the terminal actively listen all the time but, when we activate the screen (without having to unlock the phone), we can perform the various searches