When your both the hands are busy with the activities likes cooking or driving, sometimes you might need a helping hand to complete another task simultaneously. Google Assistant comes in handy to offer you help during these times. Here are 6 most common things you can do with the power of your voice.
Send audio messages
Just say, “Hey Google, send an audio message” or “Hey Google, send an audio message to Modi saying I’m on the way.” The feature is available in English-speaking countries around the globe, as well as in Portuguese in Brazil.
With Google Assistant, your browser can read web articles out loud. Whenever a web article is displayed on your browser in your Android phone, you can say, “Hey Google, read it” or “Hey Google, read this page” and it will immediately read aloud the content of the web page.
Say, “Hey Google, find restaurants that deliver near me” or “Hey Google, show me restaurants with takeout.”
Take a selfie with your voice
Say, “Hey Google, take a selfie,” Assistant will open your phone’s front-facing camera and snap a picture on the count of three.
Call or Text
Say “Hey Google, video call Trump.” And if you are running late to work, You can always just ask Google to send him a text by saying, “Hey Google, tell Trump I’m running late.”
Simply say “Hey Google, share this with papa” and Google Assistant will share that link or image with the person you chose.
But in order to do all the above tasks you need to activate Voice Assistant so that it recognizes your voice. Follow the below steps to activate it. You also need to turn on Web & App activity in your Google account. When you try to assign some task to assistant it will prompt you to turn on Web & App activity.
How To Activate Voice Commands “Ok Google” or “Hey Google”
- On your Android phone or tablet, touch and hold the Home button or say “Ok Google” or “Hey Google” or swipe inwards from one of the bottom corners.
- At the bottom right, tap .
- At the top right, tap your Profile picture or initial Settings Assistant.
- Under “Assistant devices”, select your phone or tablet.
- Turn Google Assistant on.
iPhone & iPad
This feature doesn’t work on iPhones or iPads. Sorry folks.
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