Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 – How to Use OK Google
OK Google is a virtual assistant that can help you out with some of your daily tasks. It can place calls for your, take notes, or set appointments. You can ask OK Google questions and it will immediately find the answers for you on the Internet.
This piece of smart software operates in a similar way to Apple’s Siri. And it’s quite fun and convenient to use it, so let’s see how you can utilize some of the OK Google functions.
Installing OK Google
First, you need to install and update your Google app to activate OK Google. This is what you need to do:
1. Open Play Store
Tap on the Play Store icon on your Home screen to enter the app.
2. Search for the Google App
Type Google in the search bar and tap on the first app that appears.
3. Become a Beta Tester
Swipe down the Google app page in Play Store until you reach Become a Beta Tester.
4. Select I’m In
Tap on “I’m In” to apply for beta testing. You should select Join in the pop-up window to confirm your choice.
5. Wait for a Little
In a few minutes, the application process will be complete. After completion, you need to update Google to start using the virtual assistant.
6. Update Google
After you’ve successfully applied for beta testing, go back to the Google app in Play Store and tap Update.
Activating OK Google Virtual Assistant
When you’ve successfully updated Google, you need to activate OK Google. Here’s what you need to do:
1. Open the Settings App
Tap to enter the Settings app on your Home screen and swipe to Additional Settings.
2. Open Additional Settings
Select Language & Input in the Additional Settings menu.
3. Select the United States
Swipe down until you reach United States and tap to select it.
4. Set Language to English (United States)
Select English (United States) in the Language & Input menu and tap OK to confirm.
Setting up OK Google
After you’ve completed the steps above, you can set up your OK Google and start using the virtual assistant. You need to do the following:
1. Press and Hold the Home Button
When you press and hold the Home button, OK Google will appear at the bottom of your screen.
2. Confirm the Activation
Tap on Continue then “Yes I’m In” to confirm the activation. Now you can use your virtual assistant.
How to Use OK Google
You can use OK Google on your Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 quite easily. After you enable OK Google on the device, just say OK Google to activate the assistant. A pop-up menu will appear and you can give OK Google the desired commands.
OK Google is very good at giving you the weather forecast for any location that you might be interested in. You can ask it to set alarms or appointments in your calendar. A cool thing about OK Google is that it’s able to sing nursery rhymes for you.
Admittedly, talking to your phone could be a bit strange at first, but you will soon get over it. And one of the best things about OK Google is that it’s hands-free.