How to change the Google Assistant voice

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"You can even use an Amazon Polly voice for every utterance in your skill if you like". Your Google Assistant's uses are personalized to your specific tastes, so why can't your Assistant sound different from everyone else's?

Google Assistant is finding her (or his) voice.

Amazon Polly can also be used even if you already use multiple voices in your skill through.mp3 files or other techniques, the post noted, as Polly offers more natural-sounding voices and is easy to maintain.

Some of the voices include: Ivy, a female voice that speaks in mannerisms akin to U.S. English speakers; Hans, a male voice that speaks in German; and Naja, a female voice that speaks Danish.

Now click on "preferences", and in the next screen you'll see a choice for "Assistant voice".

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To get started, activate your Google Assistant by holding the home button on your phone, or by saying "Okay Google".

However, Alexa's integration into PCs poses a challenge to Microsoft which is trying to push its voice-activated assistant Cortana as the preferred way for people to talk to their Windows-powered computers for performing simple tasks.

Once done, tap on the blue circular icon at the bottom to activate Alexa.

In a somewhat similar practice to the way that "Routines" that appeared in the Google Assistant settings within the Home app a couple of months ago (and which have now disappeared) the "Reminder" settings are now appearing in the settings of the Home app.

Selecting a voice for Assistant lies under More Settings. Then browse your selection of voices and choose the one that suits you best.

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