1. Tap and hold the home button. This is either a button or icon at the bottom-center part of the screen. This opens the Google Assistant.
  2. Tap the drawer icon. It’s the blue and white drawer with a handle at the top-right corner of the Assistant.
  3. Tap ⁝. It’s at the top-right corner of the screen.
  4. Tap Settings.
  5. Tap Phone. It’s toward the center of the menu under “Devices.”
  6. Slide the “Google Assistant” switch to . As long as this switch is off/gray, the Google Assistant will remain disabled on your Android.

Community Q&A

  • Question: How do I disable Google Assistant on Android if I have no app button or home drawer?
  • Community Answer: Go to settings. There should a disable button for most apps, including Google Assistant.