Google tips: Don't miss these Google Assistant features, they make life simple

    Google Assistant can make your life pretty easy with these simple tips.
    | Updated on: Aug 22 2022, 13:42 IST
    These Google Assistant features will make day-to-day life easier. 
    These Google Assistant features will make day-to-day life easier.  (PCMag)
    These Google Assistant features will make day-to-day life easier. 
    These Google Assistant features will make day-to-day life easier.  (PCMag)

    Google Assistant is artificial intelligence at your fingertips for Android users. This omniscient assistant can make your day-to-day life pretty easy and simple. From displaying news to reminding you to buy groceries, it can set you up for a glitch-free day. And all you have to do is to simply say, "Hey, Google". You can even personalize this call sign. So if you're not aware of what the Google Assistant can do for you, then you are missing out on a lot. Therefore, here we list the top Google Assistant features that will make your life much easier and that too with just a few simple commands.

    Things that Google Assistant can do for you

    Display daily news

    You can stay informed about what is happening around you, around the country or around the world, even if you don't have time to read. You can take help from Google assistant by including the habit in the “Good morning” routine and, when you ask, the virtual assistant will automatically start giving you a summary of the latest events in the world.

    The feature also works even if it is not saved in any of the application's routines. Just start the app and say “Listen to news”, or set an automatic start time and the audio with the latest happenings will be played. You can even “pause”, “resume”, jump to “next” and go back to “previous”.

    Find navigation routes

    The virtual assistant comes with a GPS function that helps you find the best routes to your destination. Just activate the voice command to navigate and view the fastest and congestion-free routes. Just save your destination address in the Google Assistant settings, by going to Your personal information and preferences.

    Set alarm

    The functionality to set alarms is also available which can help you maintain your daily routine. For example, you can activate your sleep timing by saying “Sleeptime” and the GA will ask you about the alarm time. It also plays relaxing sounds for sleep and lets you know if the battery needs to be recharged for the next day. You can also say “Set alarm” to ask the assistant to do the same.

    Set reminders

    One of Assistant's most useful tools is to manage context-sensitive reminders. You can set a reminder for a specific time and day to let you remind of certain activities like — Remind me to call Boss Friday at noon, or Remind me to order groceries. Assistant will deliver the message at the scheduled time.

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    First Published Date: 05 Jul, 16:46 IST
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