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How to Change the Sound of Your Google Assistant’s Voice

If you’re using Google Assistant Voice to manage your everyday tasks, hearing the same robotic sound throughout the day can get tiresome at times.

So if you’re someone who hates the default voice of Google Assistant, you’ll be happy to hear that you can change the Google assistant’s voice with just a few taps of your finger. 

Initially, Google Assistant started using the voice of Kiki Baessell, the same actress behind the voice of Google call forwarding and voicemail services. In addition, the company introduced Issa Rae as an optional voice of the Assistant and then launched additional six new voice options at Google I/O 2018, followed by another three that made public last year – John Legend, Sydney Harbour Blue, and British Racing Green.

Now users have the option to choose assistant voices from a number of male and female ones including celebrities like John Legend or Issa Rae. 

List of Google Assistant Voices

The best way to personalize your Google Assistant is to select its voice – so make sure you find the one that sounds perfect to your hearing senses. Here’s the list of voices available:

Google Assistant Voice
Image Source: Google Blog
  • Red
  • Orange
  • Blue
  • Pink
  • Purple
  • Green
  • Cyan
  • Amber
  • British Racing Green
  • Sydney Harbour Blue
  • John Legend

However, remember that the availability of the Google Assistant voices may vary depending on your region and language. 

How to Change the Google Assistant Voice: 

With the help of Assistant app settings, you can quickly change the sound of one of the most consequential voices in your day-to-day life. Here’s how!

Change Google Assistant Voice on Android Phone or Tablet

  • Launch Google Assistant application on your Android or tablet device.
  • At the bottom right corner, tap the ‘Explore’ icon.
Launch Google Assistant Application on Your Android
  • Tap the Profile tab from the top right and select the ‘Settings’ option as shown in the below image to continue.
Tap the Profile Tab and Select The Settings Option
  • Under the Settings category, switch to the ‘Assistant’ tab and then select the ‘Assistant Voice’ option.
Switch to Assistant tab and Select the Assistant Voice Option
  • Now choose a new Google Assistant voice as per your preference. 

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Change Google Assistant Voice on iPhone or iPad

  • Open the Google Assistant app on your iPhone or iPad.
  • From the top right corner, click your profile image icon.
  • Click Settings > Preferences > Assistant voice.
  • Choose a voice that sounds perfect to you.

Change Google Assistant Voice on Google Home Speakers or Smart Display

  • Launch the Google Home app on your device.
  • Click your profile icon from the top right side and tap Assistant settings > Assistant > Assistant voice.
  • On the next screen, you will see different colored icons from which you can choose a new Assistant voice.
  • Once selected, simply close the application, and from now on the Google Assistant will start responding to you using that new voice. Simple, isn’t it?

A Point to Remember: If you’ve already made changes to the Assistant’s voice on your phone, then all your Google Assistant speakers and smart displays will automatically start using it. 

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Is it Possible to Use different Assistant Voices for Phone & Google Home Speaker?

The plain answer to the question is – No, it is not possible to choose different assistant voices for your smartphone and your Google Assistant-enabled speakers – unless you used a different Google account to register or set up your Home devices.  

That’s all folks! This concludes our guide that will give you a clear insight on how to change the sound of Google Assistant’s voice. We hope the aforementioned step-by-step instructions helped you get the voice you’ve always wanted to hear. 

Which Google assistant voice you end up choosing? Let us know in the comments section below! 

About author

Monil is a professional writer whose forte is absorbing a lot of data and help large technical organizations convey their message clearly across multiple products. An engineer by qualification, his affinity for design enables him to write to inspire, energize, and influence various audiences to uncover their true potential. When not writing, Monil is likely to be found listening to music, traveling, or simply excavating into his favourite cuisines.
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