Google Assistant voice commands work with Android apps now

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Google announced in a blog post on Thursday, bringing a Google Assistant voice control to select third-party Android apps.

Examples of new, app-specific voice commands can benefit Android users.


Google Product Manager Adam Coimbra wrote, “Opening and searching within Android apps using ‘Hey Google’ is now available for all assistant-enabled Android phones.” “For example, now you can say, ‘Hey Google, find a comfortable blanket on Etsy’ and what you’re looking for is right. Or if you’re looking for something specific (or someone) within an app, So just say. ‘Hey Google, open up Selena Gomez on Snapchat.’

Beyond just opening and searching within the app, Google adds, users can also ask assistants to help with specific app-based tasks, such as playing music, starting a run, paying a friend, or a meal for delivery. Command.

Users can also create custom shortcuts for favorite actions to help simplify actions. For example, if you have tacos to eat every Tuesday night and just want to order them by saying “Hey Google, it’s Taco Tuesday”, then you can go into Settings to say “Hey Google, show me my shortcuts” Can set tax. Screen.

The company said that the new English-language voice controls today come with support for Android users with “more than 30 apps on Google Play”. Support for additional applications is in the works. We’ve asked Google for a complete list of supported apps, and will update this article if we hear back.

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