Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 is the company’s most recent smartwatch line. It is also the first Samsung watch series to have the Android-based WearOS. And choosing WearOS from TizenOS may have been the smartest choice Samsung has made.
WearOS is excellent for seamless connection and more if you have an Android phone. It includes all of the essential Google applications. Google Assistant is now available for the Galaxy Watch 4 and Galaxy Watch 4 running WearOS 3.
Yes, until recently, the Google Assistant was not accessible in the Watch 4 series. Because the Google Assistant is new to the Galaxy Watch 4 and Galaxy Watch 4 Classic series, you may require assistance in inactivating it. And if you do, here is the advice for you. Bixby assistant is no longer necessary on the Galaxy Watch4 series.
How to Install Google Assistant on the Samsung Galaxy Watch 4
First, we’ll look at how to download and install Google Assistant on the Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 and how to update it if it’s already installed. Because the Watch 4 has the Play Store, installing, uninstalling, and upgrading apps is a breeze. Because this will be a normal process, it will not take long. Before we begin, ensure that your Phone (linked with your Smartwatch) is connected to the Internet. Also, make sure your LTE Watch is connected to the Internet.
How to Install Google Assistant:
Because the Galaxy Watch 4 is an Android-based wearable, you can install applications just like any other Android phone. So all you have to do is go to this Play Store link in a web browser and install it immediately on your Smartwatch. Alternatively, open the Play Store from the App Drawer and search for Google Assistant. Select Assistant from the search results and install it on your Galaxy 4 Smartwatch.
You may also browse to the supplied URL on your phone, connect to your Watch 4, and install the app for your Watch 4 directly from there. Alternatively, you may use the Galaxy Wearable app to visit the Galaxy Watch 4 Play Store and install the Assistant app.
How to Update Google Assistant:
- On your Samsung Galaxy Watch 4, navigate to the Play Store.
- Locate and launch My Apps.
- Tap on Assistant in My Apps, which will be available under apps with fresh updates.
- Then hit Update and wait for it to complete.
- Google Assistant is now available in your App Drawer. You may start from there.
How to Set Google Assistant as Default Assistant
Because Bixby is the default assistant on the Galaxy Watch 4, you must change it to Google Assistant to utilize it on Smartwatch. It’s a straightforward procedure. Follow these instructions to change the default virtual Assistant on your Galaxy Watch 4.
Set Google Assistant to Default:
- On your Smartwatch, go to Settings, then Apps.
- Now, select Default Apps > Digital Assistant App.
- And then, in the Default App, choose Assistant.
Assign Google Assistant Shortcut:
- Navigate to Settings on your Galaxy Watch 4.
- Open Advanced Features by searching for it.
- Select Customize Keys now. Select Assistant from the Press and Hold menu.
Change Assistant Features:
You may also customize Google Assistant features, including the Hey Google command, which opens Google Assistant, speech output, etc. Here’s how to adjust its settings.
- Open the Settings app on your Watch 4.
- Scroll down and click on Google.
Now start Assistant. You may alter the settings here to suit your needs.
When you utilize the shortcut to launch a virtual assistant, the Google Assistant will launch instead of Bixby. You may also activate Google Assistant using the conventional technique to say ‘Hey Google.’