As per the report, Android 13 stops the Google assistant from working in a few cases. If you have just updated your smartphone to Android 13 and your Google assistant has stopped working, this article might be very useful.
Google Assistant was released to help everyone with their daily activities. And it is doing it perfectly to date. But since Android 13 is out, people have complained about a bug in this version.
In this article, we will find the fix for the Google assistant not working in the new Android 13, and also, we will find out why the Google assistant has stopped working and how you can fix this. We will mention every step; just stay with us till the end.
Fix: Android 13 Google Assistant Not Working or Broken
There are multiple reasons why your Google assistant has stopped working, possibly because of the microphone issue. If your Google assistant was working fine before you updated it to Android 13, then it might be some bug in Android 13 that an OTA update will fix.
Fixing the Google assistant is not a complex process; sometimes, things can be fixed by using some simple steps. You can fix your Google Assistant using the steps given below.
Method 1: Check for internet connectivity
The first thing you should check is your internet connectivity. Open the notification panel and make sure that your wifi or mobile data is turned on or not. Turn it on if it is not turned on by tapping the respective icons.
Method 2: Check if your Google assistant is turned on or not
Your Google Assistant is not responding to your voice may be just because it is not turned on. Your Google assistant uses the internet to connect with the world and to listen to your command; it needs an active internet connection.
And if you have it and the Google Assistant is not responding, you can go into settings to see if it is turned on or not; follow these steps to ensure this.
- Tap on the Google app.
- Scroll down and tap on the settings of the Google app.
- Now tap on the Search, assistant, and Voice option.
- Tap on Google Assistant and scroll until you see general and tap on it.
- Make sure that the toggle button of the Google assistant is turned on. If it is off, turn it on.
Method 3: Ensure your microphone is turned On
Google Assistant works on microphone access. It always needs uninterrupted access to the microphone to work and listen to your Commands.
Maybe after updating to Android 13 your microphone has been turned off by default, and you need to turn it on for the Google assistant by giving it the microphone permission. Here are the steps to do it.
- Open your setting.
- Go to the application manager.
- Select all applications.
- Tap on the Google app.
- Now in the permission tap, allow the app to use a microphone to listen to your commands.
Method 4: Clear Google application cache data
If you are still facing the same issue with your Android 13 Google Assistant, you can try this step, and it can fix your problem. You must clear Google application cache data to make your assistant work again. Here are the steps you can try.
- Open your settings.
- Now tap on the Apps.
- Find the Google application.
- Tap on the storage tab and you will see a clear cache option.
- Tap on the clear cache.
This will clear your cache data from the Google application. If it is not working for you. You can also try these steps
- In the same storage tab of Google, find a clear data option
- Tap on the clear data option
You need to log in to the Google app again with your Email id and start your Google assistant after that.
Android 13 is loaded with features and bugs too. As it is a very early update of the Android and you will find some bugs in it that will be fixed later in the updates.
The Google assistant is a great feature for people who want an assistant for their work and fun. As mentioned above, these steps might help you in starting your assistant.