Say "Hey Google" or press the Assistant Key

Manage tasks

Send an email, set reminders, manage your calendar, all without switching screens.

A man sitting on the bed using Hey Google in his Pixelbook
Hey Google, what’s on my agenda today?
I found this in your Google Calendar for today
Coffee with Samantha Oct 21 · 11:30 AM Cody's Coffeehouse

Get answers

Ask questions and get answers to things you want to know. Just type, talk or circle.

A person sitting in a living room using Hey Google in a Pixel slate
Hey Google, what time is it in Tokyo right now?
Here you go
7:49 AM Wed, Nov 1, GTM +9:00 Time in Tokyo, Japan

Enjoy entertainment

Play your favorite music, movies and shows, all with your voice.

A man sitting on the bed using Hey Google in his Pixel slate
Hey Google, play some relaxing music1
Ok here's a Spotify playlist called This Is Relaxing Music Therapy
Hey Google, pause

Control your home

Talk to Google to control your smart home devices. Turn up the thermostat, dim the lights and more.2

A man resting on the living room couch while uses Hey Google in his Pixel slate
Hey Google, set thermostat to 72 degrees
Ok, raising the temperature to 72 degrees
Hey Google, dim the kitchen lights
Sure, dimming the lights

Find Laptops & Tablets with the Google Assistant

More things Google Assistant can do

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