Article ID : 00199700 / Last Modified : 21/02/2021

Frequently Asked Questions for Google Assistant

    IMPORTANT: This article applies only to specific countries/regions/languages that support Google Assistant. For applicable countries/regions/languages, refer to the following article: Supported countries/regions/languages and how to use Google Assistant.

    What languages does Google Assistant support?
    How can I change the language on my TV?
    Can I use Google Assistant if I don't sign in to my Google account?
    How can I see the command list?
    When can I use Google Assistant in a different language?
    How to search for broadcast-related content using Google Assistant

    For more information on how to use Google Assistant, refer to the article: How to use Google Assistant.


    What languages does Google Assistant support?

    Please check the following link: Supported countries/languages and how to use Google Assistant.


    How can I change the language on my TV?

    Follow these steps to change the language on your TV:

    1. Open the  Settings screen. 

     How to access Settings 

    1. The next steps will depend on your TV menu options:
    • Select System → Language → desired language.
    • Select Device Preference → Language → desired language.
    • Select Language → desired language.

    Can I use Google Assistant if I don't sign in to my Google account?

    It depends on your TV.

    • For Google TV™: No, it is required that you sign in to a Google account in order to use Google Assistant.
    • For Android TV™: Yes, you can use Google Assistant but with limited functions only.

    How can I see the command list?

    For a list of commands, refer to the Google Assistant Help article.


    When can I use Google Assistant in a different language?

    We will announce it when that ability is ready. 


     How to search for broadcast-related content using Google Assistant

    Google Assistant can respond to your search request, depending on what you are doing with the TV, such as watching TV programmes or recorded content. 
    For instance, if you say a search keyword when watching TV, Google Assistant will provide a list of TV programmes that match the keyword and are being broadcast now as well as those in the future. If you say a search keyword when the recorded list is displayed, Google Assistant will show recorded content that matches the keyword.

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