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Set up the Google Assistant for wireless headphones

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    Change the function of the headphone button and configure the initial settings for the Google Assistant when using the Google Assistant feature for the first time.

    Before you start

    To use Google Assistant on your headphones, you will need the following:

    Note:  Due to changes Google made to the Google Assistant feature on December 7, linking headphones to the Google Assistant app for iOS will not be available.

    Steps to set up the Google Assistant

    The button name varies depending on the model. If model-specific information is required to complete any step, check your manual. Manuals are posted on your model support page.

    1. On your mobile device, start the Sony | Headphones Connect app.
    2. Make sure your headphones are on, and then tap Connect.
    3. This step may vary depending on your model number.
      • Scroll down and tap Change function of NC/AMBIENT button or Change function of left side button setting.
      • Scroll down to Change function of [CUSTOM] button, and then tap Settings.
    4. Change the setting to Google Assistant.
    5. Set up the Google Assistant app according to your device type.
      • Android mobile devices
        1. Press and hold the Home button.
          • Google Assistant starts.
        2. Tap Finish headphones setup.

        3. Follow the on-screen instructions.

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