What you can ask your Google Assistant on headphones

You can ask your Google Assistant for information and for help with everyday tasks.

Start a conversation

  1. On your headphones, press the button to talk to your Google Assistant.

  2. Ask a question or say a command.

  3. Release the button when you’re done.

Note: There are different ways to start and stop a conversation depending on the headphones you’re using. Learn more about gestures you can use.

What you can ask

Some of these queries don't work in all languages.

Enjoy Entertainment

  • Play some pop music
  • Play news from NPR
  • What's the name of this song?

Keep in touch

  • Call Mom
  • Read my new text messages
  • Text Mom saying "Be there in 5 minutes"

Get Answers

  • Are there any coffee shops nearby?
  • How do you say "Hello" in French?
  • How many pounds are in one dollar?
  • What's the weather?
  • Will I need an umbrella today?

Manage your Day

  • When's my next appointment?
  • Set a timer for 30 minutes
  • Add coffee to my shopping list
  • Remind me to pick up flour at 5:30 pm
  • Tell me about my day

Have fun

  • Do you dream?
  • Tell me a joke

For more ideas, ask your Assistant "What can you do?"

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