1. puch96's Avatar
    So I got Google Assistant on my Nexus 6p phone about two weeks ago. But I did 2 updates to the Google app recently thought the play store. Now Google Assistant is gone and back to Screen Search when I press and hold home button. Anyone experience this?
    Another thing is I am I'm Japan now on business trip... Could it be that it is disabled outside US?
    03-23-2017 04:43 AM
  2. Trigati's Avatar
    That's my guess. Assistant is only available in certain regions right now, and since you're outside those regions, Assistant isn't working.
    03-23-2017 11:16 AM
  3. puch96's Avatar
    It seems very strange..... I did some research, and it may be also happening to other users.....
    03-23-2017 08:22 PM
  4. PGrey's Avatar
    It a combination of locale/language, only a fairly small subset is allowed.
    Based on the other "Assistant" thread, I tested this, and even switching to UK English (while it worked for awhile, correct accent and all) but located in the US, will disable it, over a period of hours.
    Switching back to US English (and being located in the US) will re-enable. Look at the other thread if you want to see my diatribe about the locale complexities and my hypothesis, based on working on similar systems.
    04-01-2017 12:47 PM

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