How To Use Google Assistant With Bluetooth Headphones

Google Assistant is an extremely useful AI assistant that also follows voice commands. You can use Google Assistant to search stuff, set up appointments, send texts, make a call, and more. You can even initiate these tasks with headphones (wired and wireless). Read more to find about How To Use Google Assistant With Bluetooth Headphones

How To Use Google Assistant With Bluetooth Headphones

While you have your hands full with your daily tasks, voice commands can help you perform simple tasks via your smartphone. Let’s show you how to use headphones with a built-in microphone with Google Assistant:


According to Google, you need to meet the following requirements to use Google Assistant with headphones:

  • Android 6 or higher
  • Google App version 7 or higher
  • The latest version of Google Play services
  • 1.5GB RAM
  • 720p display
  • Internet connection
  • Headphones must be optimized for Assistant, such as Bose Quiet Comfort 35 II, Marshall Major III, etc.

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How To Use Google Assistant With Bluetooth Headphones

Wired headphones immediately work with Google Assistant on your device. All you need to say is ‘OK Google’. For wireless headsets, start with pairing your smartphone with your Bluetooth headphones and follow the below mentioned instructions:

  • Go to Settings > Google > Search.
  • Navigate to Assistant & Voice > Voice.
  • Next, enable Voice search on Bluetooth devices.
  • Tap the button on your headset to start a conversation with Google Assistant.
  • You should hear the Google Assistant tone and
  • Now, give your normal voice commands
  • That’s it.

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iPhone users can also use Google Assistant with headphones. All you need is iPhone 5 or newer (running iOS 9.3 or higher) and paired Bluetooth headphones. Just install the Google Assistant app and add a Siri Shortcut by tapping the icon in the bottom right of the Assistant app. Choosing Add ‘Ok Google’ to Siri will allow Siri to open the Assistant.

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