How to trigger Google Assistant on your PC with AutoVoice

  1. Follow this great guide by XDA to get Google Assistant on your PC
  2. Open the command prompt
  3. Run this command to install the special AutoVoice version of the Google Assistant Server:
    py -c "from distutils.sysconfig import get_python_lib; from urllib.request import urlretrieve; urlretrieve('', get_python_lib() + '/googlesamples/assistant/')"
  4. Install the AutoVoice Chrome Extension and option its options page
  5. Set the wake up command for Google Assistant to any phrase you like, such as “Hey Google”
  6. Enable the “Always Listening” option at the top
  7. Set the “Wake Up Expression” option to something other than the expression you use for Google Assistant
  8. Back in the command prompt run
    py -m googlesamples.assistant

    to start the assistant process

  9. Say “Hey Google” (or whatever expression you chose) followed by your command to talk to Google Assistant!
Important Note: You have to keep the assistant process running in the background if you want to talk to Google Assistant this way.
Extra info:The Google Assistant process will trigger Google Assistant if you access http://localhost:6006/wakeup on this PC. With this in mind you can trigger Google Assistant from anywhere you want by accessing that URL 🙂