Google Launches “Hey Google” Hot Word To More Handsets

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Seems like your time to say “Ok Google” to activate the Google Assistant on your handsets is over. The search behemoth rolled out a new hot word “Hey Google” with its smart speaker Google Home in 2016. This was afterward spotted trialing in handsets in October. And currently, the firm has lastly begun launching it out to more smartphones.

While it is difficult to decode which handsets in specific have got this function, various Android consumers took it to Reddit, verifying that the company is launching out the hot word “Hey Google” to activate the Assistant.

“I just got a message to install Assistant once more with the capability to employ “Hey Google” and “Ok Google.” So far it appears to operate fine,” claimed one of the consumers. This was chased by various comments from the users verifying the same. Some of the handsets that have been cited comprise OnePlus 5T, OnePlus 5, Samsung Galaxy S7, Moto G5S Plus, Xiaomi Mi A1, Samsung Galaxy S6, Xiaomi Mi 5, and more.

The firm is claimed to be updating the gadgets, requesting consumers to re-install the voice assistant. As a fraction of installation it requests consumers to say “Hey Google” in place of “Ok Google.” On the other hand, this does not indicate you can only employ
“Hey Google” to activate the Assistant. You will be allowed to employ both hot words for the similar operation.

Previously this month Google Assistant received the capability of searching for local utilities assistance from close by regions. “No matter what queries you are asking—whether about a local company or local traffic—your Google Assistant must be capable of helping. And beginning this week, it is getting more enhanced at assisting you, if you are seeking for close by facilities such as a plumber, electrician, house cleaner and others,” claims the blog post of the company.

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