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Get started with the Google Assistant on your phone

You can find info and get things done with the help of your Google Assistant. Ask it questions and tell it to do things.

Languages you can use

On iPhones, the Google Assistant is available in English (U.S., U.K., IN, AU), French (FR and CA), German, Japanese, and Portuguese (BR). More languages are coming soon.  

What you need

  • iPhone with iOS 9.1 or higher
  • Phone’s language set to a language listed above
  • Google Assistant app

Talk or type to your Google Assistant

Talk

  1. On your iPhone, open the Google Assistant app Google Assistant.
  2. Say "Ok Google" or tap Speak Microphone.
  3. Ask a question or say a command.

Type

  1. On your iPhone, open the Google Assistant app Google Assistant.
  2. Tap Keyboard Type.
  3. Enter a question or command and thenSend Send.

What you can ask your Google Assistant

To get ideas, just ask your Assistant "What can you do?" See examples of what you can ask.

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