Article ID : 00203010 / Last Modified : 02/11/2020

Initial settings of Google Assistant on your wireless headphones

    IMPORTANT: This article applies only to specific products and/or operating systems. Check Applicable Products and Categories for details.

    Google Assistant assists you in operating your headphones using only your voice without the need of operating your smartphone and lets you perform operations when listening to music, contact your friends, set reminders, and more.

    What do I need? 

    • Headphones that support Google Assistant
      • To check if your headphones support Google Assistant, see the Applicable Products and Categories section of This Article.
      • Update the headphones software to the latest version. Visit the Sony Support website, search for your headphones by entering the model number, and then go to the Downloads section for more information. 
         
    • Download the Sony | Headphones Connect app
      Install the latest version of the Headphones Connect app:
    • A smartphone that supports Google Assistant app
      Download and install the latest version of the Google Assistant app.

    When using Google Assistant for the first time, you need to change the function of the headphone button (or touch sensor) and configure the initial settings for Google Assistant.
    The button name varies depending on the model, so refer to the Help Guide for your model headphones.

    1. Start the Sony | Headphones Connect app and connect your wireless headphone.
    2. Start the Sony | Headphones Connect app, select  (Settings cogwheel), and then change the function of the button or touch sensor to Google Assistant.
      How to change the headphones button function
    3. Configure the initial settings of Google Assistant.
      • Android devices
        Press and hold the smartphone's home button to start the Google Assistant app.
        Tap Finish the headphones setup and follow the displayed instructions to complete the setting.


         

      • iOS devices
        Start the Google Assistant app.
        Tap Finish the headphones setup and follow the displayed instructions to complete the setting.