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Google Assistant can now be activated from the lock screen

October 11, 2018

Via: The Verge

Google announced a bunch of new hardware at its Made By Google event earlier this week, but it notably skimmed over updates to Google Assistant that will power the new Pixel 3 and Home Hub smart display. Today, the company is making a number of these software improvements.

New features coming on mobile include faster access to activating Assistant without having to manually unlock and a new visual overview of your day, which you can access by swiping up after the “Hey, Google” command.

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