Set up Google Assistant on your watch

To ask Google Assistant for help, press and hold the Power button or the Home button, depending on your device. When your watch is ready, it says "Hi, how can I help?"


  • If you own a Samsung Galaxy watch 5 series and have issues with setting up Google Assistant, before you reattempt setup, it's best to wait for 15 minutes once your watch setup is complete.
  • Google Assistant is available on select watches that run Wear OS 2 and 3. To find out if your device is supported, check with your device manufacturer.
  • For now, some features and devices aren't available in all languages or countries.
  • For TalkBack to work with Google Assistant on your Wear OS watch, you must have TalkBack 12.1 or newer. If you have “auto-update” turned on, your watch will automatically update. To update manually, on your watch, open the Google Play Store Google Play. Then select My apps and then Accessibility and then Update.

What you need

Fitbit Sense or Versa 3

To use Google Assistant on your watch, you need:

  • A Fitbit Account and the Fitbit app
  • A Google Account that's signed into Google on your phone
  • An internet connection for the phone your watch is paired with
Watches with Wear OS

To use Google Assistant on your watch, you need to:

Many watches with Wear OS have Google Assistant built in. On some watches, like the Samsung Galaxy Watch4, you may have to download Google Assistant on your watch. 

  1. On your watch, open the Play Store app "".
  2. Search for Google Assistant.
  3. Tap Download and then Open.

To learn how to enable Google Assistant, check with your device manufacturer.

Do more with Google Assistant

If you have Internet-connected devices such as thermostats, lights, or switches that work with Google, you can control your home with the Google Assistant. Get more help with Google Nest.

Control smart home devices

You can use Google Assistant to control home automation devices such as thermostats, plugs, switches, or lights. This feature is currently only available in English.

Once you set up the home device, to connect your watch to Google Assistant: 

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Home app Google Home.
  2. At the top left, tap Add Add and then Set up device.
  3. Follow the instructions to finish setup.

Learn more about controlled smart home device settings.

After you connect your devices to Google Assistant, you can use voice commands like:

  • Thermostats: "Make it warmer." or "Set the bedroom temperature to 68."
  • Lights: "Turn on the bedroom lights." or "Did I forget to turn off the kitchen lights?"
Get Fitbit sleep data

Google Assistant can tell you about your previous night's sleep patterns. When you connect your Fitbit sleep data, you can ask your Assistant things like:

  • "How did I sleep last night?"
  • "Show my sleep summary."

Sleep summaries based on Fitbit sleep data aren’t available on the second-generation Nest Hub. Learn how to get sleep summaries on Nest Hub.

Get answers about your Fitbit sleep data

  1. Connect your Google Assistant account to Fitbit.
  2. Turn on Fitbit sleep data.
  3. Turn on personal results.
  4. If you connect more than one sleep tracking device to Google Assistant, set Fitbit as your default service for sleep data.

Change your default service for sleep data

Sleep summaries are based on data from your default service. If you connect more than one service for sleep data, you can change your default service at any time.

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, say "Hey Google, open Assistant settings." 
  2. At the bottom, tap Wellness and then Sleep.
  3. Choose your default service.

Turn Fitbit sleep data off

You can turn off Google Assistant's access to Fitbit's sleep data at any time.

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, say "Hey Google, open Assistant settings." 
  2. At the bottom, tap Wellness and then Sleep.
  3. Under "Fitbit," tap Disconnect.

To delete your Assistant activity, go to Assistant Activity. Learn how to choose what to share with Google Assistant.

To delete your sleep data, learn how to delete Fitbit data and activity.

How sleep data is used

You're in control of how your Fitbit data is used. Your Fitbit sleep data is stored temporarily and used to give you info about your sleep, health, and fitness. Fitbit sleep data isn’t used for Google ads. This data also helps troubleshoot and improve your health and fitness experience with Assistant.

When you ask sleep-related questions about your Fitbit sleep data, Google Assistant may respond to your question. In those cases, limited text from your question and some Assistant usage information is kept and used to improve Assistant services. Your audio recordings aren’t stored.

Turn proactive health & fitness results on or off

Google Assistant can answer questions about your previous night's sleep on devices that have personal results turned on. If you want your sleep data to display on shared devices in your home, turn on "Proactive health & fitness results."

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, say "Hey Google, open Assistant settings." 
  2. At the bottom, tap Wellness.
  3. Under "Proactive health & fitness results," turn the devices you want to enable on or off.
Send messages

To send a chat message using apps like WhatsApp, Telegram, Viber, and others, you need the same app on your Android phone or tablet.

  • Messaging apps: Say "Send a message with" followed by the app name and the person before the message. For example, "Send a WhatsApp message to Sam."
Learn more about messaging apps and how to troubleshoot sending messages.

What you can ask Google Assistant

Important: Not all features work on all watches in all countries.

Get things done

  • Alarms: "Wake me up at 7 AM."
  • Reminders: "Remind me to do laundry when I get home" or "Remind me to call Mom every Sunday."
  • Timers: "Set a timer for 10 minutes."
  • Notes: "Take a note: Try the new restaurant down the street."

Control your home

  • News: "Play the news on my Smart Display."
  • Music: "Play Spotify on Kitchen display."
  • Volume: "Set volume at 5."
  • Media control: "Pause music."


The following voice actions use your phone unless you have a watch that supports an LTE connection:

  • Calls: "Call Monica."
  • Text: "Text John: See you at 5."
  • Emails: "Send an email."

Helpful info about your day

The following voice actions use your phone unless you have a watch that supports an LTE connection:

  • Weather: "What's the weather in Boston?" or "Will it be windy this weekend?"
  • Traffic: "How's the traffic on the 89 freeway?"
  • Navigate: "Navigate home by walking" or "Navigate to work by bicycling."


  • Sleep: "How did I sleep last night?"
  • Sleep: "Show my sleep summary."

Ask Google

  • Calculations: "What's 20% of 80?" or "What's 5 factorial?"
  • Dictionary: "What does "magnanimous" mean?"
  • Quick answers: "How do you remove stains from a rug?" or "When is sunrise?"
  • Unit conversions: "How many miles are in a 5k?"
  • Translations: "What's "Thank you" in Hindi?"

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