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Customize your Google Assistant for Android TV

You can ask your Assistant to do more for you, like play songs from your favorite music services or control your smart home devices. To get these features, change the Google Assistant settings on your phone.

Step 1: Get the Google Assistant on your phone

  1. Make sure your phone has what it needs to work with the Google Assistant.
  2. Follow the steps to turn on the Google Assistant.
  3. On your phone, sign into the same Google Account you use on Android TV:
    • See which account you’re using on Android TV: On your Android TV, go to Settings and then Accounts. The account will be selected.
    • See or switch the account on your phone: Touch & hold the Home button. Tap Explore & Your stuff and then More More and thenAccount. Change or add the account to match the account on your Android TV.

Step 2: Customize your Google Assistant

  1. On your phone, touch & hold the Home button.
  2. At the top right, tap Explore & Your stuff and thenMore More and then Settings.
  3. Choose your default music provider, add smart home devices to control, and customize other settings.

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