Tech & Science Google Assistant 2.0 Is Coming To Older Android Phones

05:11  11 november  2019
05:11  11 november  2019 Source:   lifehacker.com.au

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Google Assistant 2 . 0 is finally here. The Pixel 4 and 4XL may have stolen the show at the Made by Google 2019 event, but Google Eventually, we expect that Assistant will roll out as an update to a range of Android devices, though it’s currently unclear if all devices that have the older version of

Many of you must've seen the new Google Assistant 2 . 0 from the Pixel 4 family making a lot of buzz. If you are experiencing issues logging in, we moved to a new and more secure software and older account passwords were not able to be migrated.

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Google Assistant has been simultaneously helping and frustrating us for years but with the Pixel 4, it was given a fresh new face. It's sleeker, more efficient and less intrusive design-wise.

While only Pixel 4 users currently have access to Assistant 2.0, older devices are reportedly getting the update too. Here are the details!

What's different about the new Google Assistant?

The main changes that make this Assistant new lie within the design. Instead of taking up a full screen, an overlay appears at the bottom of the screen allowing you to still view your original window.

Pulling up the Assistant gives you a range of options including making a phone call, checking the weather or playing music.

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Is google assistant 2 . 0 where it comes integrated with the device, available for offline use I think the UI looks great and maybe it "feels faster" but honestly in using the two phones side by side, I I have yet to notice any difference in speed of accomplishing tasks with the new assistant over the old one.

I want to install Google assistant 2 . 0 because of its new interface but every video in YouTube says your device should be rooted in order to install it is there any other way in which rooting is not required. Most Relevant Answer. Realme ui 1.0 based on Android 10.

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But it has situational awareness. Summoning the Assistant while you're in an app gives you the option to take a screenshot or decipher what's on your screen.

While testing it, it also detected the music playing over the office speakers and gave me the option of looking up what song it is.

I happen to very well-acquainted with TLC's "No Scrubs" but it's a handy feature when I'm fumbling to open up Shazam before a song ends.

Overall, the new Google Assistant isn't perfect but it's definitely an improvement on its creaky, older peer.

What phones are getting the new Google Assistant?

The great thing is, it doesn't look to be just a Pixel 4 exclusive, according to 9to5Google.

Some users have reported the new look Assistant appearing on Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL devices after updating to a new beta version of the Google app.

With the testing for the compact Assistant beginning in July, as reported by 9to5Google, it seems only a matter of time before more devices get the feature.

Maybe once Android 10 is released to non-Google devices, things will start to filter out of being Pixel exclusives.

When is Android 10 coming to my phone? .
When is Android 10 coming to my phone?The Android 10 beta was announced on 13 March 2019 and the final release began to roll out from 3 September to Pixel phones. There's a system-wide dark mode, new gesture navigation, boosted security and more. Check out what else is new here.

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