How to Change Google Assistant to a Male Voice
For six glorious months a few years ago C-3PO was the voice of Waze on my phone. That December I drove from California to North Carolina, and having my favorite droid give me directions made the whole experience a lot more pleasant. I love it when you can change the voice of digital assistants you deal with daily. Sure, it's not adding any functionality, but it can be fun to change things up every now and then. And now you can change the voice of
Huge thanks to
for pointing out that the feature
is available now.
To make it happen, press down the home button on your phone to launch
On Google Home you'll need to go into the app, select More settings from the hamburger menu, and then Preferences followed by Assistant Voice.
The male voice is labeled as "Voice 2" while the female option is "Voice 1."
That's it. It's super easy to change (and super easy to change back) if you want to try something new.
A heads up: The feature isn't available everywhere just yet, so if you're outside the United States you might have to wait a bit before it will become available for your device.
Android Central | How to Get the Male Google Assistant Voice on Your Phone and Google Home