How to enable and use Xbox Action for Google Assistant

How to enable and use Xbox Action for Google Assistant

Control of devices with voice is the novelty of the Internet of Things. The growth of smart speakers means that the number of voice command devices also increases. With this, Microsoft announced the support of Xbox Action for Google Assistant officially. This means that a user can use the Google Assistant on his Smart Speaker, his Android phone, his iOS device and any way not to control his Xbox. This version is available as a public beta now and is available on Xbox One and English only.

Enable and use Xbox action for Google Assistant

There are two aspects of this guide. They are as follows:

  1. Xbox Action Setup for Google Assistant.
  2. Use the commands.

1) Xbox Action Setup for Google Assistant

You must join the Google Group with your connected Google Account where you want to use it with Google Assistant.

Log in to your Xbox now.

On your Android or iOS device, open the Google Home app.

To select + Add.

Now press Configure the device.

Tap Have you already installed something?

Let it search and in the list, select (beta) Xbox.

Use the Microsoft account associated with your Xbox to sign in to the Google Home app.

Follow the instructions to link your Xbox and give it a device name
* If no device is found, try enabling the Digital Wizards setting on your console (Settings> Devices and Broadcasting> Digital Wizards).

The default name of your Xbox in the Google Home or Google Assistant app is: Xbox. However, you can change it at any time for anything you want using these applications.

2) Use the following commands

You can use the following commands to perform the actions mentioned:

Light upHey Google, turn on the Xbox.
Switch offHey Google, turn off the Xbox.
Starting the gameHey Google, play Gears 5 on Xbox.
Mount the soundHey Google, increase your volume on Xbox.
Lower the volumeHi Google, lower volume on Xbox.
MuteHey Google, cut the Xbox.
MuteHey Google, disable the Xbox.
Pause*Hi Google, take a break.
To play*Hi Google, play.
Next*Hey Google, then.
Previous*Hey Google, previous
Take a screen shotHey Google, take a screenshot on Xbox.
Save a game clipHi Google, save this on Xbox.
To restartHey Google, restart Xbox.
stopHey Google, stop on Xbox.
Watch a TV channel (if live TV is set up)Hey Google, go to PBS on Xbox.

I hope you find this guide useful.

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