Improve contact & voice recognition

About contact recognition

  • Contact recognition helps improve Google’s understanding of your voice commands in Google Now. Certain Voice Actions, like asking Google to call, text, or email a contact, won’t work unless this setting is turned on.
  • Your device contacts will be sent to Google to improve voice recognition.
  • Google’s use of your data is in accordance with the Google privacy policy.

Turn contact recognition on or off

To change the setting:

  1. Open the Google app.
  2. Touch Menu Menu > Settings > Accounts & privacy.
  3. Check or uncheck the box for “Contact recognition.”
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