Choose the voice of your Google Assistant

You can change the sound of your Google Assistant’s voice. Changing the voice setting will apply to all of your Google Assistant devices. 

Google Assistant on phone or tablet

Important: For now, this feature isn't available in all languages.

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, touch and hold the Home button or say, "Ok Google".
  2. At the bottom right, tap Explore & Your stuff.
  3. At the top right, tap your profile picture or initial and then Settings.
  4. Tap Assistant and then Assistant voice.
  5. Choose a voice.

Change the language of your Google Assistant’s voice

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google app Google app.
  2. At the bottom right, tap More More and then Settings and then Voice and then Language.
  3. Choose a language.

Important: If your Google Assistant reads text messages in the wrong language, remove English as a secondary language. Then change your Google Assistant’s voice language to match your Google Assistant’s language.

Google Assistant on speaker or smart display

Important: For now, this feature isn't available in all languages.

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Home app Google Home.
  2. At the top right, tap your profile picture or initial and then Assistant settings.
  3. Tap Assistant and then Assistant voice.
  4. Choose a voice.

Turn off Speech output

When you turn off Speech output, your Google Assistant will show you responses on your phone, but it won't say them aloud. If you want to stop your Google Assistant from replying with sound, you can change your settings.

  1. On your Android device, touch and hold the Home button or say "Ok Google" or "Hey Google".
  2. At the bottom right, tap Explore & Your stuff.
  3. At the top right, tap your profile picture or initial and then Settings and then Assistant.
  4. Under "Assistant devices", select your phone or tablet.
  5. Under "Voice and speech", tap Speech output.
  6. Tap Hands-free only.
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