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Chat with your Google Assistant in Google Allo

You can get information, tackle tasks, or have fun in Allo with your Google Assistant. For example, you can ask it to give you movie times or flight information. You can also play games.

The Google Assistant in Allo is available in English, French, German, Hindi, Indonesian, Japanese, Portuguese, and Spanish.

What your Google Assistant can do

  • Chat with you one-on-one or be a part of your group chat
  • If you connect your Google Account to Allo, your Google Assistant can give you more personalized information, like your agenda or photos.
  • Help you with a variety of tasks and info:
    • Search for nearby events & restaurants
    • Look up your agenda
    • Get the latest sports updates
    • Translate phrases in over 100 languages
    • Help with many other tasks.

Chat one-on-one with your Google Assistant

  1. Open Allo.
  2. Tap New Chat New chat.
  3. From the Contacts list, tap Google Assistant.
  4. Type some words or a question. You can tap the microphone to speak instead. Talk the way you normally would to a person.
  5. Tap Send Send.

Bring your Google Assistant in an existing conversation

You can bring your Google Assistant to an existing chat with a friend or a group.

  1. Open Allo.
  2. Tap the chat where you want to use your Google Assistant.
  3. Type "@google." If you see the Assistant icon on the compose bar, tap your Assistant
  4. Type some words or a question. You can tap the microphone to speak instead. Talk the way you normally would to a person.
  5. Tap Send Send.

Send feedback about Google Assistant

You can send feedback about any of your conversations with the Assistant or answers it provides.

When you're in a chat with your Google Assistant, you'll see thumbs-up or thumbs-down icons after each response.

  • Thumbs-up Thumbs up: Let your Assistant know its response or suggestion was a good one.
  • Thumbs-down Thumbs down: Let your Assistant know its response or suggestion didn't fit what you were looking for. Type your feedback with as much information as possible, and tap Send Send.

Send feedback with screenshots: You can also send feedback with app data and screenshots

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