Article ID : 00203019 / Last Modified : 28/10/2021

Activating Google Assistant (WI-1000X, WH-1000XM2)

    IMPORTANT: If any model-specific information is required to complete any of the steps in this solution, refer to the operating instructions supplied with the product, or consult the help guide on the product page of this support website. 

    The following operations are available using the NC/AMBIENT button of the headphones, once the initial setup has been completed. 

    For WI-1000X
    WI-1000X Ambient NC button

    For WH-1000XM2

    WH-1000XM2 NC Ambient button

    • Voice input
    1. Press and hold NC/AMBIENT button
    2. Speak while holding down the NC/AMBIENT button
    3. Release the button after done speaking. Google Assistant will operate.
    • Cancel voice input
      Press the NC/AMBIENT button 2 times to cancel the voice input.
    • Notification read-out
      Press the NC/AMBIENT button one time to listen to the content of the app notification.
      NOTE: This function must be set on Google Assistant in order to listen to the app notification.
      For details about how to set the voice assist function, see the following page.
      Google Assistant Spoken notifications