How to Delete All Google Assistant Recordings

Google Assistant, Cortana, Alexa, Siri, etc. are among the helpful virtual assistants that we can use on a daily basis. They not only provide us with comfort but also make our life enjoyable as well. Google Assistant lets you control how much music you play, control how you make a call, play media files, and more. There is a lot of other things that you can do with google assistant.

It is true that Google Assistant is convenient to use, but it isn’t great from a privacy standpoint.  You can find all of your activity if you look hard enough (depending on your phone’s settings). Most likely, it was the person you called and the person who called you. You’re tracked when you use Google Maps for that matter. The same goes for Google Home. 

The Assistant or smart speaker will store everything you say to it in your Google account’s My Activity section.  According to Google, the process takes place only when you ask the ‘Hey Google’ or ‘Ok Google’ command to Google Assistant. You won’t believe the fact that everything you say to Google Assistant is recorded.

Using your voice recordings, Google improves Assistant’s voice-matching and response services. But you might not know that Google records all your voice for their practice. You might be shocked after hearing that. There are several options when it comes to controlling what is stored by Google. 

All Google Voice recordings can be handled in several ways, or you can opt-out of the service altogether.

How to View & Delete Google Assistant Recordings

So here in this article, I am going to share a detailed method on how to delete google assistant recordings. Just follow the steps which are mentioned below. Now let’s check out.

Step 1. Start by, open your browser sign in to your Google account that you use on Assistant-powered devices, and then go straight ahead to the myaccount.google.com webpage. 

Step 2. When the Google Account page Open, On your left side panel click on the ‘Data & Personalization’

Selecting Data and Personalization In Google Account
Selecting Data and Personalization In Google Account

Step 3. Now under the Activity Controls, you will see Web & App Activity click on that.

Selecting Web and App Activity In Data And Personalization
Selecting Web and App Activity In Data And Personalization

Step 4. After that, click on the Manage Activity option.

In Activity Control Click On Manage Activity
In Activity Control Click On Manage Activity

Step 5. Now, click on the ‘Filter by date & product.’

Click On The Filter By date & Product Option In Managing Activity
Click On The Filter By date & Product Option In Managing Activity

Step 6. The pop-up window will appear, where you have to select ‘Assistant’ and then click the Apply button.

Choosing Assistant In Filter Options
Choosing Assistant In Filter Options

Step 7. After clicking on the apply button it will show the list of all google assistant queries. To remove the data, click on the ‘X’(close) icon.

Clicking On The Close Button To Remove History
Clicking On The Close Button To Remove History

Opt-out of Recordings Completely

If you want to opt-out of all your recordings altogether. Then there is every option available to turn it off. Just follow the procedure which is given below.

 

Step 1.  First of all, go to the myaccount.google.com webpage

Step 2. Now, Click on the ‘Data & Personalization.

Step 3. Now under the Activity Controls, you will see Web & App Activity click on that.

Step 4. Now on the Web & App Activity page, uncheck the box which is ‘Include Audio Recordings’

Step 5. A Pop of confirmation will appear, At there click on the ‘Stop Saving’ option.

Click On Stop Saving Option To Stop Saving Audio Recording By Google Assistant
Click On Stop Saving Option To Stop Saving Audio Recording By Google Assistant

That’s all. That’s how you can delete Google Assistant Recordings. I hope that you understand it well if you have any doubts then comment below and share that article with others.

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Abdul Moeez

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