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Tech & Science Why Google Assistant Looks Smaller On Your Older Pixel Phone

00:35  12 november  2019
00:35  12 november  2019 Source:   lifehacker.com.au

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Pixel 4 users have the least-intrusive version of Google ’s digital assistant , but a new redesign to the Google Assistant UI has started appearing on older Pixel devices. Don’t be alarmed by the update, which gives your assistant a more streamlined look by allowing it to dynamically scale its size based

Assistant can't access most apps I use daily (Telegram and Discord are most important and Assistant refuses to acknowledge anything when I say "show me my notifications") and in cases where I have to use phone hands-free it looses its Instead, you can use the Google Assistant on your lock screen.

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Pixel 4 users have the least-intrusive version of Google’s digital assistant, but a new redesign to the Google Assistant UI has started appearing on older Pixel devices. Don’t be alarmed by the update, which gives your assistant a more streamlined look by allowing it to dynamically scale its size based on its response to your queries.

According to early impressions from 9to5Google, the new UI dedicates only the lower third of the screen to basic informational answers, while music playback commands take up half the screen. Visually-based commands or responses, such as weather reports, will cover two-thirds of the screen, but that’s the most space the Assistant window will take up—much less intrusive compared to the full-screen responses of the past.

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Turning off OK Google or Google Assistant on your Android phone doesn’t do anything for other devices you may own, such as a tablet or Their tireless omissions speak volumes about how they collect data and why the facade of privacy doesnt bother them but covers them from further inspection.

Generic discussion about phones /tablets is allowed, but 2- The developer's account must be at least three months old AND have a reasonable posting history on r/Android. My Pixel 2 is perfect on maps but knowing r/android the definition of lag here is that you move half way across the world in the

There are still some distinct UI elements that are exclusive to Google Assistant on Pixel 4—specifically the transparent windows—but this update makes the user experience more consistent across all Pixel devices.

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While the Google Assistant redesign will likely roll out to all older Pixel devices over time, it appears to be hitting Pixel 3 phones first, albeit inconsistently; so far only a smattering of users have noticed the update. Just to be sure, I tried installing on my original Pixel XL and didn’t notice any change yet.

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But why bother buying a dedicated smart speaker when you can easily make yourself one, recycling an older Android device in the process? First things first, make sure to fully customize the Google Assistant on your phone and set it up correctly. Teaching the assistant to recognize your voice is

Google Assistant is starting to roll out to all Android phones running Marshmallow and Nougat. There's a lot of pretty cool things it can do to make By default, Google Assistant will try to fulfill your requests using Google Play Music and YouTube. If you search for a specific song or artist, such as

You might want to try opting into the app’s beta by visiting this link (the link can also be used to opt-out if you run into any issues after installing the beta). After you’ve accepted the terms and joined the beta, you can either wait for Google Play to update the Google Assistant app, or you can manually download the beta version from the Play Store. With luck, this should be the fastest method for getting the Google Assistant UI tweaks, if you don’t want to wait for Google to roll it out to your device.

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