How To Switch Back to Google Assistant From Gemini [4 Ways]

How To Change Gemini Back To Google Assistant

Google has launched the AI service Gemini which has become the successor of Google Assistant. And in most of the latest Android smartphones, it comes as preinstalled.

However many Android users do not like it because it does not support all commands, seems slow, and does not like the interface of Gemini.

Due to these or maybe other reasons they want to revert from Gemini back to Google Assistant.

If you also want to do this but don’t have any idea, then this tutorial will teach you how to switch back to Google Assistant from Gemini.

There are 4 ways to turn off Gemini on Android phones and we will discuss them one-by-one.

Way 1: Turn Off Gemini From Phone Settings

  • On your Android phone, open the Settings app.
  • Scroll down and tap on Apps and then select Assistant.
  • Hit on Digital assistants from Google and then choose Google Assistant.

Turn Off Gemini From Phone Settings

If the above steps didn’t work on your Android phone then follow the below steps.

  1. Navigate to Settings > Google.
  2. Then go to All Services.
  3. Tap on Settings for Google apps.
  4. Next, select the option “Search, Assistant & Voice”.
  5. Now, hit on Google Assistant > Digital Assistants from Google.
  6. Lastly, select Google Assistant.

Way 2: Use Google App To Switch From Gemini To Google Assistant

  • On your Android mobile open the Google application.
  • Next, hit on your profile photo icon situated at the top right corner of the screen.
  • After this, tap on Settings.
  • Scroll down and tap on “Google Assistant” and then tap on “Digital Assistants from Google”.
  • Now, choose Google Assistant.

Use Google App To Change From Gemini To Google Assistant

Way 3: Use Gemini App Settings (If Gemini App Is Not Installed)

If you are unable to find the Gemini app on your phone, you can also go to its Settings and switch to Google Assistant.

Here are the steps to do this:

  • Open the Gemini Assistant or Google Assistant on your mobile phone.
  • When you see the Gemini screen, tap on the Expand icon to make it to full screen.
  • Next, tap on your profile icon at the top right corner and scroll down to Settings.
  • In Gemini Settings tap on “Digital assistants from Google” and select Google Assistant.

Use Gemini App Settings (If Gemini App Is Not Installed)

Way 4: Use Gemini App (If Gemini App Is Installed)

If the Gemini application is installed on your handset, then you can change Gemini to Google Assistant by using the Gemini application.

Follow the below steps to switch back to Google Assistant from Gemini:

  • Open the Gemini application on your phone.
  • Next, hit on your Profile icon at the top right corner of the screen and then tap on Settings.
  • Select “Digital assistant from Google” and select Google Assistant.

Use Gemini App (If Gemini App Is Installed)

What To Do If Google Assistant Not Working After Switching From Gemini To Assistant

If you have tried the above discussed 4 ways but still Google Assistant doesn’t work on your phone then you can try the below-listed tips:

1. Restart Your Android Phone

If there are any bugs on your phone then it will think that your phone is still linked with Gemini. Hence, you should restart your Android device to solve this problem.

2. Clear Google App Cache & Data

When you don’t clear the cache file of the Google app for a long time then the Google app can create problems for all Google apps including Google Assistant. Hence, you should clear it by going to Settings > Applications. Select the Google app and then hit on Storage. Next, hit on the Clear cache button.

3. Download And Install Google Assistant Application

If opening the Google Assistant app doesn’t activate Gemini or Google Assistant then it might be possible that the Google Assistant app gets uninstalled from your phone due to a glitch or bug. In such cases, you can manually download and install the Google Assistant app from the Google Play Store.

Conclusion

Gemini is not that much bad but some users don’t like it due to some reason or their own reasons.

So, if you also don’t want to use Gemini anymore then try the 4 different solutions mentioned above to learn how to switch back to Google Assistant from Gemini.

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