About phone calls from Google Assistant

Important: This article is about a Google Assistant feature that Google uses to contact a business. It's not about how to contact Google Support on behalf of a business.

Phone calls from Google

At the start of the call, you'll hear the reason for the call and that the call is from Google. You can expect the call to come from an automated system or, in some cases, a manual operator.

Appointment bookings and checking restaurant wait time with Google Assistant are only available in the United States, and will call from +1-650-203-0000.

Google may also call or text to confirm your business details, including temporary closure or limited services due to COVID-19, so they are reflected accurately when people are looking for them on Google Search and Maps. Contacts from these phone numbers will be from Google:

  • Argentina: +541152468650
  • Australia: +61-2-9160-9443 
  • Brazil: +55 1138788565
  • Canada: +1-780-851-3579
  • Chile: +56223930690
  • Colombia: +576017945853
  • France: +33 185169412
  • Germany: +491771783584
  • India: +91 4067412333, 56161187
  • Japan:  +81-345670700 
  • Mexico: +52 5550912025
  • New Zealand: +64-9-884-7777
  • Peru: +5117304933
  • Spain: +34-93-003-9974
  • United Kingdom: +44-207-660-1362
  • United States: +1-650-206-5555, +1-650-763-0461, +1-855-593-8213
  • Venezuela: +582127719755

Learn more about identifying legitimate calls from Google.

Customers who find your business using Google Search, Maps or Assistant can ask Assistant to call you on their behalf, for tasks like booking an appointment or checking the wait time for a table at a restaurant. Assistant will confirm any necessary details with the customer and call your business to fulfill the customer's request.

Google may also occasionally call businesses to confirm details, like opening hours, and ensure accurate information.

These calls may be:

  • Automated.
  • Automated and monitored by a live person.
  • Made by a live operator.

Availability

Google offers this feature at no charge to both businesses and customers to help them connect with each other.

Devices supported

This feature is currently available on:

  • Phones with Google Assistant app
  • Devices that can access Search or Maps

Availability in the United States

This feature is currently available in the following US states:
  • Alabama
  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Hawaii
  • Idaho
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Montana
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • South Dakota
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
  • Washington
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin
  • Wyoming

How it works

Booking an appointment

If the customer wants to book an appointment, Assistant will confirm specific details like the customer's preferred time, type of service, or size of party. Once this information is confirmed, Assistant will try to book an appointment with your business by using an online booking partner (if available) or by calling your business using the automated voice-calling technology from Google Assistant (calls are monitored and recorded for quality assurance). At this time, appointment bookings with Google Assistant are only available in the United States.

Checking business information

To ensure that Google shows accurate information about your business, like your business hours or the status of in-demand inventory, Google may call or text your business to confirm information that you've not yet confirmed. These calls or texts may use the automated voice-calling technology from Google Assistant (calls are monitored and recorded for quality assurance) and may result in updates to your business profile on Google Search and Maps.

Checking restaurant wait time 

If the customer wants to get the current wait time for a table at your business, Google may call your business to get the information and share the wait-time information with the customer. These calls may use the automated voice-calling technology from Google Assistant. Calls are monitored and recorded for quality assurance. At this time, checking the wait time with Google Assistant is only available in the United States.

Learn how to update your business information on Google.

How to opt out

Google offers this feature at no charge, to help connect businesses and customers. Learn how Google manages any personal information it collects.

If you’d prefer your business not receive automated calls from Google Assistant, you can tell us over the phone or change your Business Profile settings. Learn about your Business Profile on Google.

Tell us over the phone

When you get a phone call from Google Assistant, you can tell Assistant that you don't want to receive any more calls. For example, you can say:

  • "Please remove my business from your list." 
  • "Please stop calling my business."
Change your Business Profile settings
  1. Go to your Business Profile. Learn how to find your profile.
  2. Select three-dot menu  and then Business Profile settings and then Advanced settings.
  3. Under “Google Assistant calls,” you can turn Bookings from customers or Automated calls to keep your Business Profile up to date on or off.

Important: After opting out, you may still occasionally get manual calls from Google to confirm your business information. Learn more about phone calls from Google.

Opt out & delete text messages

To opt out of text messages, reply STOP.

To delete all messages exchanged with the number, send DELETE in the US or India, or LÖSCHEN in Germany.

Frequently asked questions

How often will Google Assistant call me?

Google Assistant will only call you when a customer wants to book an appointment, check the restaurant wait time, or when it needs to check your business hours or the status of in-demand inventory. Assistant will avoid calling you during late night and early morning hours.

How do I update my business information on Google?

Learn how to edit business information like your phone number or opening hours.

How do I report problems?

To report a problem with Google Assistant calls, contact us.

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