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This article was published on November 26, 2018

How to delete Google Assistant voice commands

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Google Assistant provides search results through voice by recording all your queries to analyze them and give you better results. And since we’re fallible humans, we all ask things we might regret later. Thankfully, the company allows you to manage and delete all voice interactions, so they won’t haunt you in perpetuity.

  • Go to Activity Controls site from the desktop.
  • Scroll down to Voice & Audio activity section.
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Activity Control center

 

  • You can click on the toggle and pause voice recording. However, Google warns that assistant might not recognize your “Ok Google” command or fail to return personalized results.
  • To delete your recorded voice commands click on “Manage Activity.”
  • On the next page, you can see all your voice activities and scroll down the timeline to delete them individually. As shown in the screenshot below, you can see and delete specific voice activities.
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Voice activity timeline
  • To delete voice activities in bulk, click on “Delete activity by,” located on the left side of the page.
  • On the delete activity page, you can select a date range for which you want to remove your voice activities.

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