Article ID : 00203019 / Last Modified : 23/05/2022Print

How to activate the Google Assistant function on your headphones

    IMPORTANT: This article applies only to specific products and/or operating systems. Check Applicable Products and Categories for details.

    Note: Before proceeding, assign the Google Assistant function to the touch sensor or the Custom button. For details, visit Initial settings of Google Assistant on your wireless headphones.

    How to activate Google Assistant with the touch sensor or Custom button 

    The following examples show what operations you can perform using the touch sensor or the Custom button on your headphones. If model-specific information is required to complete each step, check your model's Help Guide or manual. Manuals are posted on the support website.

    WF-1000XM4

    • Hold your finger to the touch sensor (A) to input a voice command. 
      image indicating the touch sensors on WF-1000XM4
    • Release your finger to finish the voice command. If no voice command is detected while holding your finger to the touch sensor, notifications are read out when your finger is released.

    WH-1000XM4

    • Press the CUSTOM button to use Google Assistant.
      image indicating the Custom button on WH-1000XM4
    • Press and hold the button to input a voice command.
    • Press the button twice quickly to cancel the voice command.
    • Press the button once to read out the notification.

    WI-1000XM2

    • Press the C (custom) button to use Google Assistant.
      image indicating the C (custom) button on WI-1000XM2
    • Press and hold the button to input a voice command.
    • Press the button twice quickly to cancel the voice command.
    • Press the button once to read out the notification.