How to Use Google Assistant on Windows 10:
Before reading this article you should know that there is no such thing as the official Google Assistant client for Windows 10.
The workaround is a customized clone for Windows 10, created and available by developer Melvin Abraham Via GitHub.
To make it work properly is a small part of a setup process, but we’ll walk you through the entire process in this guide.
Google Assistant for Windows 10 features
This unofficial Windows 10 version of Google Assistant supports most of the same commands as the official version of Google Assistant.
This includes checking the weather and news, adding items to your to-do list and controlling Google Home Smart Home Device.
However, there are some features that do not support this such as starting commands with “OK Google” or the continuous conversation feature.
How to prepare your computer for Google Assistant
Since the Google Assistant app for Windows 10 is written in Python, you will need to download and install the latest version of Python for your PC to work.
1. Download python to your computer.
Run the executable installer after downloading.
3. On the installer window, enable Add Python 3.9 to PATH (Your Python version may be different). Then select Install now.
4. Open File Explorer and create a new folder on your root drive called GoogleAssistant. for example: C: GoogleAssistant.
Now that your computer is ready to install Google Assistant for Windows 10, you will need to set up your Google Account with the correct permissions and authentication to do your work.
How to set up Google Account Authentication
Open a web browser and navigate Google Cloud. Choose The console Next to your profile image in the top right.
Note: There are a lot of steps in this process, but it should only take 10 to 15 minutes if you take it one step at a time and follow the instructions.
1. On the Google Cloud Platform window, select the down arrow in the top left to select a project. In Select a project Window, select new work.
2. Project Name Win10GoogleAssist. Choose To create To continue.
3. You will see a notification in the top right. Click on Select project To open your new project.
4. In the Center API section, select Go to the API overview.
5. At the top of the window, select Enable APIs and Services.
6. On the next window, type Google assistant In the search field. Choose Google Assistant API From the result list.
7. On the next screen, select blue Capable Button.
8. Now you will see a message at the top of the screen about creating credentials for this API. Choose Create credential Button.
9. You will see a form that you will have to fill. For Which API are you using?, Choose Google Assistant API From the dropdown list.
10. For Where will you call the API?, Choose Other UI (eg Windows, CLI tools).
11. For What data are you accessing, Choose user data. Then select What credit do I need?
12. You will display a popup window to establish OAuth consent. Choose Set consent screen.
13. On the User Type window, select The outer And then select To create Button.
14. Under Edit Application Registration, fill in the application information field. can you give app name Any name, but it is best to use the same app name in step 2, so that it is easier to remember. Fill your email in User support email field.
15. Fill the same email in Developer Contact Information Region, and select save and continue.
16. The next page will display information about “scapes”. You can ignore it. Scroll down and select save and continue.
17. Finally, you must add test users to complete this section. In the Test Users section, select Add user.
18. In the Add User window, enter your email address in the field and select to link.
19. Scroll to the bottom of the previous form and select save and continue.
Now your Google Assistant API is enabled and you have granted the necessary permissions to your own Google account to access the API.
Set up Google Actions
The next step is to use Google Assistant to enable Google Assistant action triggers, and retrieve the Oauth file that is required for Google 10 Windows applications.
1. Go to the Google Activities console and select new work. Choose Yes Agree to the terms of service. Then select Accept and move on.
2. Select Win10GoogleAssist As project name and selection Import project.
3. Scroll down and select Click here after this Are you looking for device registration?
4. Select on next page Register model.
5. On the Register Model page, type any product name and company name. Then select the Device Type dropdown and select any device. Then select Register model.
6. Select Download Oauth 2.0 credentials. Save the authentication file anywhere on your computer that you will remember in the next section.
You are ready to install Google Assistant for Windows 10 on your computer!
Install google assistant for windows 10
To install the app, you will need to download the files from the GitHub page and run the Python app.
1. Go to GitHub Releases Page And download the latest release of the app for Windows (.exe file).
2. Once downloaded, save the file to C: GoogleAssistant and then right-click on the file and select run as administrator run it. On the first step, choose to install it for all users, and then choose next.
3. Change and choose the install path for the directory you created Install.
4. Once the application is installed, leave Run Google Assistant Enable and select checkbox Finish. After this the application will be launched. You will see the Google Assistant icon on the taskbar. Right-click on the icon and choose Launch assistant.
5. You want to start using Google Assistant, but it won’t work yet. You need to authenticate with your Google account. To do this, select get started In the lower left corner of the window.
6. You see a notification message. Choose to head To continue.
7. You will see instructions for setting your OAuth credentials. To do this, select the gear icon at the top left corner of the window.
8. In the Settings window, select Browse Browse the button and the OUT file that you saved earlier in the process. You can leave Saved Token Path Empty. Choose Save To continue.
9. You will see a pop-up window about the saved token path. Choose Set a path automatically.
10. You will be prompted to relaunch Google Assistant. When you do this, it will open a browser window where you will have to log in to your Google account. Accept all permissions requests and then copy the token code provided by Google. Paste it into the code field in the Google Assistant window. Choose Presented when you’re done.
11. Select and reload one last time Resume assistant. This time, Google Assistant will launch but is now linked to your Google account.
Now you can use Google Assistant for Windows 10, just like you would use it on a mobile app. You will also listen Same voice in response For your questions.
majority of Google Assistant Question Will work normally. If you try to use a calendar such as the Google Account app, the app will connect to the Google Assistant app on your phone, where you will need to add a new device and allow it.
Now that you have Google Assistant on your Windows 10 computer, you can enjoy all the convenience and Automation Having a digital assistant still comes when you are not using your mobile device!