Google Assistant is not available for managed Chromebooks.
As an administrator for an organization, you control whether people in your organization can access services such as Google Calendar, Meet, and Gmail, using the Google Assistant. Users can also set up multiple accounts at once on their Assistant devices. For details, see Use multiple accounts at once on your Google Assistant devices.
The Assistant now allows people to perform work-related tasks on the go or while working from home. For example, the Assistant can respond to questions and commands such as:
- Join or dial into my current meeting.
- What's on my schedule today?
- Create an event for 1pm on Friday.
- Where's my next meeting?
- What's my first meeting tomorrow?
- Cancel my 1pm meeting and email them that it has been closed.
- Reschedule my next meeting and tell them we’ll meet tomorrow.
- Send an email to my next meeting and tell them I’m running late.
Turn on access to Google Workspace
To turn on access to Google Workspace for the Google Assistant, in the Admin console, make sure Search and Assistant and User access to Google Workspace data and services are turned on for your organization. For details, see Turn Search and Assistant on or off.
Note: Admins for Google Workspace for Education organizations must get parental consent for users under the age of 18 to enable Voice Match and Face Match. For more details, go to Manage Face Match and Voice Match.
Set up access to Nest smart displays and speakers with Google Workspace
If administrators restrict certain services, users might have issues on Assistant smart displays and speakers, such as Google Nest Hub or Google Nest Hub Max. To resolve this in the Google Admin console, change the access for Nest Hub to trusted. For more information, see Manage access to apps.
If the product’s app is listed in the Admin console...
Sign in to your Google Admin console.
Sign in using an account with super administrator privileges (does not end in @gmail.com).
In the Admin console, go to Menu SecurityAccess and data controlAPI controlsManage Third-Party App Access.
You must be signed in as a super administrator for this task.
- Check the box next to the app you want to manageclick Change access.
- Select TrustedChange.
If your app is not included in the list...
- In the App access control panel, click Manage Third-party App Access.
- Click Configure new appOAuth App Name or Client ID.
- Enter Google Nest Hub or Google Nest Hub Maxclick Search.
- From the list of search results, point to the app that you want to manageclick Select.
Note: If you're configuring by OAuth App Name or Client ID, check the boxes for the client IDs that you want to configure, then click Select.
- Select TrustedConfigure.
Settings automatically apply within a few hours or after the user restarts the device.
- Google Assistant Help
- View and remove access to third-party applications
- Have a video meeting with the Google Nest Hub Max
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