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From entertainment to messaging, vehicle controls and navigation, experience a personalized and connected drive that is controlled entirely by your voice. 


What is Google built-in?

Infotainment systems equipped with Google built-in*555a compatibility provide a helpful, personalized and seamless way to enhance your in-vehicle experience. Get hands-free help from Google Assistant**556a to call friends, set reminders or change the temperature in the vehicle. Google Maps provides you the information you need on your drive such as live traffic updates***557a. And with Google Play, you can download some of your favorite music, podcasts, audiobooks and more.

  1. Google built-in services are subject to limitations and availability may vary by vehicle, infotainment system and location. Select service plan required. Certain Google actions and functionality may require account linking. User terms and privacy statements apply. Google, Google Play, and Google Maps are trademarks of Google LLC.
  2. Google Assistant is not available in certain languages and countries.
  3. Always pay attention while driving. Do not use a hand-held device. 
How do I know if my infotainment system comes with Google built-in?
Google built-in compatibility is available on 2022 Chevrolet
Tahoe and Suburban. If available on your vehicle, you will see Google Assistant, Google Maps and Google Play icons on the infotainment screen.
What do I need in order to use Google apps and services?

For the best experience with the system:

  • A personal Google Account is not required but, if you have one, signing into the system with your account will provide a more personalized experience
  • Many features, including Google Assistant, Google Maps and Google Play apps, requires an active trial, data plan or personal mobile data hotspot.
  • Some third-party apps (such as Spotify) require a separate account and, in some cases, a paid subscription to access them in the vehicle
  • Download and sign in to the myChevrolet or myGMC mobile app*558a on your compatible phone

*Available on select Android devices. Service availability, features and functionality vary by vehicle, device and the plan you are enrolled in. User terms apply. Device data connection required. See onstararabia.com for details and limitations.

Do I need a Google Account to use the features?
A personal Google Account is not required but, if you have one, signing into the system with your account will provide a more complete and personalized experience. Certain features, such as downloading apps on Google Play, can only be used if you are signed into a Google Account. 
Do I have to pay for a service plan to use Google apps and services?
Google Assistant, Google Maps and apps on Google Play require an active trial or data plan or personal mobile hotspot. Once the initial connectivity period included with your vehicle purchase ends, you will be able to choose from several plan options to enable continued use of those features.
If I don’t want to pay for a service plan, which Google built-in features will I be able to use?

You can use many of the infotainment system features if you don’t have a paid service plan. Depending on how your vehicle is equipped, these include audio features (listening to AM/FM radio or streaming from your paired device), Android Auto™1 and Apple CarPlay™2and voice recognition using your connected phone’s voice assistant.

If you use your personal data hotspot for Google updates, Google Assistant, Google Maps and Google Play, please be aware that these may be high data consumption services. 

Please be aware of your data consumption and associated charges.

App functionality and features vary with vehicle equipment and trim level. Data connection may be required. Some features require active service plan and working electrical system. Terms and limitations apply.

What is the Setup Wizard?

The first time you use the infotainment system and anytime you create a new profile in the vehicle, the Setup Wizard is designed to walk you through the steps of setting up and personalizing the system. It will prompt you to sign in to your GM Account (user profile) and Google Account, pair your phone via Bluetooth®1 and more, if you wish to do so. You can skip certain steps you don’t want to complete.

You will also be asked to accept or decline certain permissions, such as Location Services. You can read more about each of these requests before you accept or decline. Note: In some cases, declining may prevent use of certain features.

The Setup Wizard must be completed while the vehicle is in PARK. If you start driving the vehicle while the Setup Wizard is in use, it will close and then remind you to continue setup again next time you start the vehicle. 

Get additional help setting up the system from Google. 

Go to my.chevrolet.com/learn or my.gmc.com/learn to find out which phones are compatible with the vehicle. The Bluetooth word mark and logos are owned by the Bluetooth SIG, Inc., and any use of such marks by General Motors is under license. Other trademarks and trade names are those of their respective owners. Full Bluetooth feature functionality varies by device, model and software version.

What happens if I skip steps or exit the Setup Wizard?
You can skip certain steps in the Setup Wizard if you don’t want to complete them. Next time you start the vehicle, you may be reminded to finish any steps you skipped. You can dismiss these reminders. Some features of the system will require you to accept or decline certain permissions to use them.
A notification popped up on my screen and I missed it. How can I find out what it said?
You can tap the BELL icon in the upper-left corner of the screen to view any notifications for your vehicle. If there are notifications, you’ll see a red dot on the icon.
What does the indicator on the bell icon mean?
A red dot on the BELL icon indicates you have notifications to view. Tap the icon to view them.
Why do I have to sign in to my GM Account and my Google Account on the infotainment system?

Your GM Account is different from your Google Account. Each account enables different functionalities within the vehicle.

Your GM Account is the same account you use to access your other vehicle services, such as the myChevrolet or myGMC mobile app and owner resources. For this account, you will use the same email address you provided to your dealer when you purchased your vehicle. Signing in with this account ensures your personalized settings, such as your favorite radio stations and your paired phone, are remembered in the vehicle. This way, you won’t have to set the infotainment system up each time you drive. 

Your Google Account allows you to bring additional personalization into the vehicle that is tied to some of the other Google apps and services you may use. For example, your saved home and work addresses will appear in Google Maps in the vehicle. You can also access your Google Calendar in the vehicle using Google Assistant. You must be signed into your Google Account in order to download apps on Google Play in the vehicle. After you sign in, the profile name in the vehicle will match your Google Account

Note: Using a Google Account is optional and at the discretion of the user. When signing in with your Google Account, you will be asked to review the Google Terms and Privacy Statement and accept them in order to continue.

How many user profiles can I store in the vehicle?
You can store up to seven user profiles in the vehicle, not including the guest profile.
How do I switch user profiles?
To switch profiles or access profile-related settings, tap the name in the upper-left corner of the screen.
Can I change the name that’s showing in the upper-left corner of the screen?
Yes. You can tap on the name to get to your user profile. From there, you can edit the name that is displayed on the screen. If you’ve signed into your Google Account on the infotainment system, the name associated with your Google Account will automatically appear.
Can I add security to protect my user profile in the vehicle?
Yes. You can protect your profile by adding a password, pattern or PIN. To do this, go to the vehicle Settings menu and select “Security”; or, you can tap on your name in the upper-left corner of the screen and select “Manage Profile.” You will be asked to select which type of security you’d like to use. Then, you will need to provide the password, pattern or PIN when you sign in to your profile in the future.
What is the guest profile?
The guest profile allows you to use the infotainment system without creating a personalized user profile. If you haven’t signed in through the infotainment system, you are using a guest profile and the system will remind you each time you turn your vehicle on to sign in/create a user profile for the best experience. When you’re using a guest profile, any changes you make or settings you personalize on the infotainment system will reset each time you turn the vehicle on.
Can I adjust my privacy settings?
When you use Google apps and services in your vehicle, you have options to control what information is shared with Google. You can change your privacy settings for Google apps and services at any time. Learn more about managing and changing your privacy settings for Google apps and services in your vehicle here.