Android devices enable users to get things done with almost no hassle by providing great features and pre-installed applications that stand out from others. Google Assistant is one of those apps that makes the device easy to control for users with the help of voice commands. One can save a lot of time using Google Assistant as it is quick and allows different controls.
In this blog, we will demonstrate the appropriate steps to create custom voice commands for personalized control on Android smartphones.
How to Create Custom Voice Commands on Android?
We can “create customized voice commands” to control the Android smartphone with the assistance of Google Assistant. First, we have to confirm whether Google Voice Assistant is installed/activated or not, and then we will customize the voice commands for different uses.
The step-by-step procedure of this process is briefly explained below:
Step 1: Open Routines Tab From Google Assistant Settings
Long-press the Google Assistant App icon and tap on the small gear icon also known as “Settings”.
Scroll down, choose the “Routines” option, and tap on “Let’s go”.
Step 2: Customize the Commands For Personalized Control
First, tap on the “+ New” icon and choose the personal option.
After that, hit the “Add Starter” option and then choose the “When I Say to Google Assistant” option.
Now, enter any customized command that we want and hit the “Add Action” option. Select one option according to the preferences or needs as we will select the “Try adding your own” option.
After that, add a custom command/task and tap on the done option as shown below.
Step 3: Verification
First, say “Hey Google” and then say “Customize command” that we have saved in the routine settings as shown in the below image.
We can do multiple tasks with the help of the routines feature of Google Assistant.
Bonus Tip: How to Create Customize Commands to Perform Different Tasks of Various Applications
In this procedure, we will utilize the “Shortcuts” feature of the Google Assistant application that will allow us to create customized voice commands to perform the different tasks of the installed applications:.
Step 1: Enable Google Assistant
From the Google Assistant settings, tap the “Hey Google & Voice Match” option and toggle the “Hey Google” switch to turn it on.
Step 2: Open the Shortcuts Tab from Assistant Settings
Choose the “Shortcuts” option by going back to the settings menu.
Step 3: Create the Customize Voice Command
Next, choose any application that we want, it will reveal a list of options on the device screen. Tap on any options from the list like we hit the “Youtube History” option.
After that, create any customized command that we want and select the “Save” option as we do in the below image:
Step 4: Implementation
Now, at the home screen, first, say “Hey Google” to activate the assistant and then say the “customize command” that we have saved in the settings. It will perform the task that we have created in the assistant settings.
We can do different tasks for multiple applications with the help of the Shortcuts feature of Google Assistant on Android smartphones.
To create custom voice commands on Android, we will utilize the routines feature of the Google Assistant app that allows us to customize the voice commands on the Android phone. First, open the Google Assistant settings and choose the “Routines” option. After that, tap on the “+” option and then add the “Starter and Action” according to your preference. To utilize the custom voice command, first, say Hey Google and then say “starter” that we have saved. This post has illustrated the proper steps to customize voice commands for personalized control on Android phones.