Enable OK Google Assistant for G Suite Organization for Everyone!

Learn how to enable the 'OK' Google or 'Hey' Google Assistant for G Suite organization. As an administrator, you can easily enable or disable the assistant for all the users in your organization.

Hey, Google‘ or ‘OK Google‘ Voice Assistant is simply superb. I have Google Home mini which is equipped with Google Assistant and I really like it when compared to Apple’s Siri (in iPad) and Amazon’s Alexa. You can enjoy the Assistant service on any network-enabled smart device that supports the Google Assistant app. However, if you are a G Suite Account Organization user, you might be watching this error message whenever you try to invoke a voice assistant.

The Google Assistant is blocked on this device.
Looks like corporate policy blocks the Google Assistant on this device. Check with your administrator.

The reason is very simple, the G Suite Administrator hasn’t turned ON the Web & App Activity service for everyone. You can share this article with your administrator so that he/she can enable the Google Assistant for everyone.

If you’re the G Suite Admin, then you can follow these simple steps to enable Google Assistant for G Suite organization. You can also skip watching the video tutorial below for ease.

Steps to Enable OK Google Assistant for G Suite

By default the Google Assistant command is disabled in G Suite, however, an Organization Admin can enable the voice command using these basic steps:

  1. Login to your Google Admin panel
  2. Click on Apps
    G Suite Google Admin - Apps Console
  3. Select Additional Google Services
  4. Scrolled down in the list of services, and select Web & App Activity
    Web & App Activity in G Suite Admin
  5. Hit on Edit Services button link and
  6. Switch the radio button to ON for everyone
    ON for everyone Web & App Activity
  7. Hit on [Save] button to make the changes

Generally, the propagation of these changes will take up to 24 hours. However, if you’ve limited users in your G Suite organization, then it may take a few minutes.

Video tutorial for OK Google Assistant for G Suite

Watch this video tutorial on how to enable the OK Google or Hey Google Assistant for G Suite Organization as an administrator.

How to enable OK Google Assistant in GSuite Admin? 🤖

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You are now ready to use OK Google Assistant on your G Suite organization account without the blocked on this device error message.

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Kushal Azza
Kushal is a Bachelor of Engineering, a Certified Google IT Support Professional, and a Digital-Tech Geek. He has over a decade of experience solving tech problems, troubleshooting, and creating digital solutions. Follow him on Twitter and LinkedIn.

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