How to Make Google Assistant Read WhatsApp Messages

You can now make Google Assistant read your WhatsApp messages out loud to you. This is a very useful feature especially if you use earphones or Airpods etc. This article will explain how to connect WhatsApp to your Google Assistant and make the Assistant read your messages to you. Connect Assistant The change that we […] Read more

How to Delete Recurring Google Assistant Reminders

Google Assistant or Google Home reminders usually go away when you mark them “complete” However if you have a recurring reminder which repeats every day or every week etc, you will need to delete them. How to delete repeating Google Home Reminders To delete a repeating reminder: Open Google Assistant Settings.Go to the Services tab.Scroll […] Read more

[Ask the Assistant] “Tell Me a Story”

I read to my six-year-old almost every night. There are however some nights where I have some work to finish, or I am too tired to read a story (it is no easy task, btw!). For such days/nights, I take help from the Assistant. I can (or my daughter can) ask the Assistant to “tell […] Read more

How to Stop Alarm in Google Home (just say “Stop”!!)

You are in your bed and your Google Home or Home Hub (now Nest Hub) starts ringing your alarm. How do you make it stop? “Hey Google, stop the alarm”. Yes, that works. If you have a Hub, or the new Hub Max, you can walk up to it and tap “Stop” too. Google has […] Read more

[Ask The Assistant] ‘Mute My Phone’ to ‘Enable Do Not Disturb’

Your Google Home can now enable Do Not Disturb mode on your phone. Google announced this feature recently and it is available across all the Google Home devices. There is only one condition. The Google Home that you are giving the command to, and the Android phone that you want silenced, both should be in […] Read more

How to fix Google Assistant’s ‘Voice Unlock is Paused’ Issue

If Google Voice Match has stopped working on your phone, here is a possible fix for you to try: Troubleshooting Steps First thing to check is if you get a blank screen when you open Settings > Security & location > Smart Lock. If you do, the screen lock method that you are using (PIN […] Read more

Can’t send invitation – User account cannot share structures’ While Adding Users in Google Home

If you get the error “Can’t send invitation – User account cannot share structures’ there are two possible reasons. User has a G Suite Account Google Assistant is not supported on G Suite accounts yet. If you try to add a G Suite users to Google Home, you will get the “Cannot share structures” error. […] Read more

Fix Google Assistant Voice Match Issues

A single Google Home device can identify up to six people and respond to queries using information from their respective accounts. This feature is called “Voice Match”. This helps identify voices of multiple users from the same device. Here is a quick troubleshooting step to try if your Google Assistant Voice Match is not working. […] Read more

How to Use “OK Google” Hands-free on iPhone

Google is now using a Siri shortcut to make it easy for users to launch Assistant on iOS. This post explains how to set this up. Until now, you had to open the Google Assistant app or the shortcut from the lock screen to launch the Assistant. There was no true hands-free method to do […] Read more

How to Create an Assistant Routine from the Google Clock App

I’m a big fan of Google Assistant Routines. It helps you automate some of the cool Assistant features and run them when you want them to. We have a tutorial on how to set up Assistant Routines, in case you haven’t used this featured already. Last week Google added a super useful enhancement to this […] Read more

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