Note: This feature only works on devices running Android 8.0 and up. Learn how to check your Android version.
On Android devices, you can control what kinds of info the Assistant will say or show when your device is locked. You can turn on lock screen personal results to allow the Google Assistant to send personal communications, call your contacts, and read or show personal results from your:
- Email, including personal results from Gmail, like flight reservations and bills
- Google Calendar
- Memory aids
- Shopping lists
If you turn off lock screen personal results, you’ll need to unlock your device to see and hear Assistant responses that include personal results.
- On your Android phone or tablet, say "Hey Google, open Assistant settings" or go to Assistant settings.
- Under "All settings," tap Personalization.
- Turn on Personal Results turn on Lock screen personal results.
How lock screen personal results work with other settings
If you turn on lock screen personal results, you’ll still need to unlock your device to see Assistant responses or actions involving:
- Google Photos
- Requests to open other apps
- Questions about your name or address
If you add a Google Assistant routine to an alarm in the Clock app and include personal results, you'll still hear or see those personal results in the routine, even if you turn off lock screen personal results.