Action blocks can be configured to do anything the assistant does in just one tap. Here’s how to set up and use Action blocks on Android.

Let’s admit, smartphones were meant to make our lives easy, and they are standing up to the expectations. Just think about the last time you did something seemingly simple on your phone, like booking a car. To do that, you had to unlock your device, find the right app, and place an order.

The process might require you to read and write, remember your selections. To deal with such complexities, Google introduced Action Blocks. Action Blocks works with Google Assistant to make routine actions easier with customizable buttons.

How To Setup & Use Action Blocks on Android in 2020

Action blocks can be configured to do anything the Assistant does in just one tap. For instance, you can set Action blocks to call a friend, stream your favorite videos, control the lights, etc. So, in this article, we have decided to share a detailed guide on how to use Google Assistant’s new add-on, Action blocks.

Step 1. First of all, download & install Action Blocks on your Android smartphone.

Install Action Blocks
Install Action Blocks

Step 2. Now you will see a pop-up message. There you need to tap on the ‘Agree’ button.

Tap on the 'Agree' button
Tap on the ‘Agree’ button

Step 3. On the main page, tap on the ‘Create Action Blocks’ button.

Tap on the 'Create Action Blocks' button
Tap on the ‘Create Action Blocks’ button

Step 4. The app has lots of pre-built actions, like making phone calls, playing videos, etc. You can choose any of them. To create a custom action, tap on the ‘Create custom action’ button.

Action Blocks on Android
Tap on the ‘Create custom action’

Step 5. Now you need to fill in ‘what should this action block do‘ section.

Fill in the details
Fill in the details

Step 6. You can also test the action before finalizing things. For that, tap on the ‘Test Action’ button.

Action Blocks on Android
Test the new action

Step 7. On the next page, you need to set an image and name the Action block.

Action Blocks on Android
Set an image and name

Step 8. On the home screen, you will see the newly created action block.

That’s it! You are done. Similarly, you can create a much complex action block with this app.

So, this article is all about how to use Google’s Action block on Android. I hope this article helped you! Share it with your friends also.


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