How to fix “The Google Assistant isn’t available on this device” problem

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Android is the best product of Google in various categories, but if we talk specifically about the Google assistant, it’s best of all existing virtual voice assistants, better than Apple’s Siri and Samsung owned Bixby and it works with higher IQ. The Google assistant takes a number of commands and just get activated by “OK Google” or “Hey, Google” command, and according to the report, it is available on more than 500 million devices all over the world. If you have the Android 6 or higher version, you can easily use the Google Assistant. However, even with the compatible device, some users are facing the problem and see “The Google Assistant isn’t available on this device” when they try to access the Google Assistant, this problem can be fixed easily, here’s, How to fix “The Google Assistant isn’t available on this device”

 

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How to fix google assistant problem

If you have a device with Android 6 or above, you can definitely access the Google Assistant on your device. So, make sure that you have a compatible device and also an updated version of the Google App, that is, version 6.13 or above. If not, update the app, and still, Google Assistant is not working, proceed to the Steps discussed.

 




How to fix “The Google Assistant isn’t available on this device” problem

how to google assistant problem

STEP 1 –

If you tried updating the Google app and still you facing the are facing the same “The Google Assistant isn’t available on this device” problem. Go to system Settings first and search for Apps, or System Apps, here, simply scroll down to find the Google app. A number of options will appear, here tap on the Storage option and tap on the Clear Cache option. Finally, reboot the device, and try to access the Google Assistant. Proceed to next step, if still can’t fix “The Google Assistant isn’t available on this device” problem.

how to google assistant problem

 

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STEP 2 –

The above mentioned steps must have worked, but still, if you can’t access the Google Assistant on your device you can try uninstalling the updates of the Google App, to do this, go to the Settings and then search the Google app, as done in the above steps. There tap on the More option, which is generally a 3 dotted icon at the top right, and simply tap on the Uninstall Updates and reboot the device, and go to PlayStore and update the Google App from there.

how to fix google assistant problem

 

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STEP 3 –

If the all above-mentioned steps didn’t fix “The Google Assistant isn’t available on this device”, then your last try should, to make sure that the Google app on your device is working normally. Maybe your Google app is not enabled on your device. To check this, firstly go to the Settings and search Apps in it. In some devices, there will be two options for apps, choose System Apps. In Apps, you need to locate and tap on the Google app. There you need to check out if the Google app is enabled or not, if not tap on Enable.

how to fix google assistant problem

 

So, this is all about the ways for, how to fix “The Google Assistant isn’t available on this device” problem. Discussed ways will surely fix the problem, but if you still have any queries, feel free to ask in the comments section below. We will tell you how to fix Google Assistant problem.

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