How to Easily Switch Between Google Gemini and Google Assistant

We have seen how Google has decided to bring its AI prowess to the Android OS platform with the Google Gemini app. While it is a good app it still needs improvements and better functionality, you might have also noticed that the Google Gemini app has replaced the trusty old Google Assistant app on your smartphone.

Now, just because the Gemini app has replaced the Assistant app doesn’t mean it’s the end of the Google Assistant app.

You can easily switch between the Gemini and Google Assistant apps whenever you want to. The best part about this? You do not need to uninstall or install two different apps at all. This is a simple and easy process.

So, if you’re someone who wants to switch back to Google Assistant or try out the Google Gemini AI tool, you have come to the right place.

Switch Between Google Assistant and Google Gemini

One of the most important things that you need to keep in mind before we get on with the steps to switch between either app is that you need to keep your base app updated at all times. Whether you have the Google Gemini app or the Google Assistant app on your smartphone, ensuring that the app is updated helps.

For the app-switching tutorial, I will be using the Galaxy S24 Ultra running on Android 14 with One UI 6.1

Switch from Google Gemini to Google Assistant

Switching over from Google Gemini to the Google Assistant app is simple and easy. Here are the steps that you need to follow.

Step 1: First off, launch the Gemini app on your Android smartphone.

Step 2: Now, tap on the profile picture icon in the top right corner.

How to Easily Switch Between Google Gemini and Google Assistant

Step 3: From the menu that pops up, tap on the Settings option.

Step 4: Now, the Google Gemini settings page will open.

Step 5: At the end of the page, you will see the Digital Assistants from Google option. Tap on it.

How to Easily Switch Between Google Gemini and Google Assistant

Step 6: Simply tap on Google Assistant and tap on the Switch option to confirm the app switching from Gemini to Assistant.

Step 7: The Gemini app icon on your smartphone will now be changed to the Google Assistant app icon.

That is how you can get access back to the Google Assistant app. This process requires no downloading, installing, or uninstalling. The switching is simple and easy.

Switch from Google Assistant to Google Gemini

Now, if you want to switch back to Google Gemini or you want to try out the new AI tool, you can easily switch to the Google Gemini app. Here are the steps to perform the switch.

Step 1: Launch the Google Assistant app on your smartphone.

How to Easily Switch Between Google Gemini and Google Assistant

Step 2: If the voice assistant opens up, ask it to open the Google Assistant settings page.

Step 3: With the settings page open, scroll till you see the Digital Assistant from Google option and tap on it.

How to Easily Switch Between Google Gemini and Google Assistant

Step 4: Now, tap on Google Gemini and tap on the Switch option to confirm the switch.

This is how you can go back to Google Gemini and enjoy using Google’s AI tools on your Android smartphone.

Closing Thoughts

This concludes the guide on how you can quickly switch between the Google Assistant and Google Gemini app on your smartphone. This process takes you less than a minute to switch between the digital assistants on your smartphone.

Now that you know this small and simple way to switch between the apps, which digital assistant are you planning to stick with? Google Assistant or Google Gemini? Let us know in the comments section below.

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Joshua D'souza

Enjoy games, 90's hip-hop, and tech. Loves exploring the infinite world of laptops and food. Every ready to provide assistance in anything that rocks his boat. Will gladly enjoy capturing memories through various lenses. Worked previously at PiunikaWeb as an author and researcher.

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