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    How to replace the Google Assistant with Alexa or Cortana on Android

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    Valery Aloyants
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    How replace the Google Assistant with Alexa or Cortana on Android. Microsoft launches Cortana and Alexa. Who or what am I? They are virtual assistants present in your Android phone. You have a virtual Google Assistant already installed on your device, known as the Google Assistant. Many users got bored and wanted to try a different assistant on their device that could be more effective.


    This guide will help you replace the Google Assistant with Alexa or Cortana on Android according to your preferences.



    There are many aids provided by the Android market to assist you in choosing the best Google assistant for you based on your usage and convenience, but there are also standard virtual assistants. you can try Alexa e Cortana, select the one you find most comfortable to use and then continue with it.

    How to replace the Google Assistant with Alexa or Cortana on Android

    You can't wake Alexa / Cortana directly with words. You must use the Google Support wake-up command to activate them. For example, if you want to open Alexa use the voice command like “Ok google… open Alexa”.


    • Download Amazon Alexa
    • Download Microsoft Cortana

    How to replace the Google Assistant with Alexa or Cortana on Android

    Step 1: Download and install your favorite assistant from Google Play Store from the download links in the previous section.

    Step 2: Go to Settings> Apps & Notifications.

    Step 3: Tap Default Applications> Assist & Voice Input.


    Step 4: Tap the Assist app> Select Alexa / Cortana> tap OK.



    Step 5: Close the settings. Press and hold the middle button and the assistance will be activated immediately.


    Step 6: You can also open Alexa via voice command by saying “Hey Google… open Alexa”.



    NB: this method works on all Android devices.

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