How to stop Google from listening to you? (2020)

How to stop Google from listening to you? (2020)

Why stop Google from listening?

I stop Google from listening to me

We all are quite familiar with Google Assistant, the personal guide which is present inside our phone. It is quite helpful as it easily recognizes our voice and does the task over our voice. Also, all your voice commands are saved and recorded by Google to improve result accuracy and enhance user experience while using Google. Hmmm… what if Google spies us through this feature? You may laugh at first but remember one time when Apple employees were found going through Siri’s recordings. So why take chance on this one. So in this blog, we have provided you steps to stop Google from listening to us.

 How to stop Google from listening ?

There are certain ways we can use in order to stop Google from listening to us. Follow the steps below:

Turn Off the microphone for Google

stop Google from listening
  1. Go to the settings of your phone
  2. Tap Apps & Notification option
  3. Select See all Apps
  4. Search and Tap on the Google app
  5. Tap Permission option
  6. Go to microphone
  7. Toggle the Microphone Access to Deny

Disable OK Google

I stop Google from listening to me
  1. Go to settings of your phone and then go to Google option
  2. Select Account services under services
  3. Tap Search, Assistant, and voice option
  4. Then tap Voice match
  5. Find Hey Google or Ok Google option and disable it

Block voice history on Google account

  1. Login to your Google Account
  2. Go to Data and Personalisation
  3. Select Manage activity controls under Activity controls
  4. Untick the audio recordings option under Web and App activity


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Ayush Palikhe

Techie and sports enthusiast.