Download Assistant Trigger (Airpods battery & more): A Guide for Android Users

If you own a pair of Apple’s AirPods and use them with an Android device, you may have noticed that some features are missing or not working as well as they do on iOS devices. For example, you may not be able to see the battery level of your AirPods, trigger your voice assistant, switch between noise cancellation and transparency modes, or pause and resume music automatically when you take them out or put them back in your ears.

Fortunately, there is an app that can help you solve these problems and enhance the functionality of your AirPods on Android devices. It’s called Assistant Trigger, and it’s available on Google Play Store and APKOnline. In this article, we will show you what Assistant Trigger is, why you need it, how to download and install it, how to use it, and how to troubleshoot some common issues with it.

What is Assistant Trigger and why do you need it?


Assistant Trigger is an app that enhances the functionality of AirPods on Android devices

Assistant Trigger is an app that works with AirPods gen 1, 2, 3, AirPods Pro, AirPods Max & Powerbeats Pro. It allows you to access some features that are normally exclusive to iOS devices or not supported by Android devices. For example, you can see the battery level of your AirPods in a popup window or a notification bar icon, trigger your voice assistant with a single squeeze or a double-tap, switch between noise cancellation and transparency modes for AirPods Pro and Max, pause and resume music automatically with ear detection, and hear caller ID and app notifications through your AirPods.

It displays AirPods battery level, triggers voice assistant, supports ear detection, and announces caller ID and notifications

Here are some of the main features of Assistant Trigger:

  • Display battery level: The app shows you the battery level of your AirPods in a popup window when you open or close the case, or in a notification bar icon that updates every 5 minutes. You can also see the battery level of the case itself if it has a wireless charging feature.
  • Trigger voice assistant: The app lets you trigger your Google Assistant or any other voice assistant app with a single squeeze or a double-tap on your AirPods. You can also say “Hey Google” to activate your Google Assistant without touching your AirPods.
  • Support ear detection: The app enables you to pause and resume music automatically when you take out or put back in your AirPods. You can also set the app to pause and resume music only when both AirPods are removed or inserted, or only when one AirPod is removed or inserted.
  • Announce caller ID and notifications: The app allows you to hear the caller ID and the app notifications through your AirPods. You can also choose which apps you want to hear notifications from, and customize the announcement text and language.

These are just some of the features that Assistant Trigger offers. There are many more settings and options that you can explore and customize according to your preferences.

How to download and install Assistant Trigger on your Android device


You can download Assistant Trigger from Google Play Store or APKOnline

Downloading and installing Assistant Trigger is very easy. You can either get it from Google Play Store or APKOnline. Here are the steps for both methods:

  • Google Play Store:
    1. Open Google Play Store on your Android device and search for “Assistant Trigger”.
    2. Select the app from the search results and tap on “Install”.
    3. Wait for the app to download and install on your device.
  • APKOnline:
    1. Open APKOnline on your Android device and search for “Assistant Trigger”.
    2. Select the app from the search results and tap on “Download APK”.
    3. Wait for the app to download on your device.
    4. Open the downloaded file and tap on “Install”.
    5. If prompted, allow the installation of apps from unknown sources.

You need to grant some permissions and enable some settings for the app to work properly

After installing Assistant Trigger, you need to grant some permissions and enable some settings for the app to work properly. Here are the steps:

  1. Open Assistant Trigger on your Android device and tap on “Get Started”.
  2. Grant the app permission to access your location, phone, contacts, microphone, and storage.
  3. Enable the app to run in the background and ignore battery optimization.
  4. Enable the app to access your notifications and read them aloud.
  5. Enable the app to modify system settings such as Bluetooth, volume, and brightness.
  6. Select your voice assistant app from the list of available options.
  7. Select your AirPods model from the list of supported devices.
  8. Pair your AirPods with your Android device via Bluetooth if you haven’t done so already.
  9. You’re all set! You can now enjoy using Assistant Trigger with your AirPods.

How to use Assistant Trigger to get the most out of your AirPods


You can customize the shortcuts and gestures for your AirPods using the app