Android Reborn – Google Assistant one feature on Android that people would wish to get even when they are moving to new Android phones. Unfortunately, this conversational virtual assistant is not available other than in its new Pixel phones.
However, it does not mean that it is impossible to install it on your phone. Here is how to install Google Assistant on Android Marshmallow. Let’s see how to do it below.
Installing Google Assistant without Root
There are actually two ways of installing Google Assistant on Android Marshmallow. One is done with root and another without it. Since it is handier to install it without root, we will tell you how to do it here. There are some things you need to do, but it should work out if you follow the procedure properly. That way, you should be able to get the Google Assistant on your Android Marshmallow.
What do we need to do then? You don’t have to worry. The procedure you have to follow is not complicated at all. Here are the steps to follow:
- Uninstall your Google App entirely
- Download Flashable .zip Files, Unlocked Bootloader, and Custom Recovery or Fastboot
- Copy them inside your phone’s internal storage
- Reboot the phone into recovery mode
- Navigate to Install in custom recovery
- Install GoogleAssistantVelvet.zip and GoogleAssistantBuildProp.zip from Here.
- Reboot the phone
Once you are done with that though, you still need to head Apps section of your Settings app. From it, you need to enable necessary permissions. To do so, you need to find Google from the Apps section earlier and tap Permissions. Then, to bring up Google Assistant, you can simply long press the home button. This is the way to install Google Assistant without root on Android Marshmallow.