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Google Assistant is coming to phones without internet in India, gets ‘language decoupling’

Google Assistant in India is coming to phones in India without any internet, as it will soon be available via a phone call. The technology giant also announced a slew of other new features for Assistant in India, including language decoupling, food delivery support, App Actions, and the interpreter mode in Hindi.

Google for India 2019: Google Pay Jobs, Assistant Phone line and other announcements

Google India event 2019: Here are all the announcements and Assistant, Pay, Lens, Search, Discover updates the Google has announced.


Google Assistant will soon let you send texts without unlocking phone

Google Assistant could soon be used to send text messages using voice commands without unlocking the phone. To use the feature, users can simply ask the Assitant to send a text message, dictate the message and specify contact using voice commands directly from the Android lockscreen.

Google Assistant gets smarter, faster: Here is everything you can get it to do

Google’s voice-based intelligent Assistant will get faster and smarter. It will be easier for users as it will not require them to say Ok Google, before giving each command.

Google Duplex starts rolling out for non-Pixel devices

Google Duplex, a special feature of Google Assistant, which can call restaurants or businesses in some US cities to schedule an appointment or reservation, has started rolling out to some non-Pixel phones.

Google Assistant integration into Android Messaging app coming soon

Google announced the rollout of Google Assistant integration into Android Messages to offer suggestion chips relevant to a conversation within the app without reading the text.


CES 2019: Google Assistant now works on locked screen, Assistant Connect preview shown

CES 2019: Google has made a number of announcements around its Assistant as part of the CES 2019 show in Las Vegas, including the feature where Assistant now works on locked screen on Android

Google Assistant to support over 14 new languages including Marathi, Malayalam

Google Assistant will support over 14 new languages including Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, and Marathi.

Google Assistant gets Hindi language support for Home speakers

Google Assistant for Google Home and Home mini speakers will now support Hindi. Users can choose to reset Assistant's default language, and give commands in Hindi.

Google Assistant update offers ride booking support for Uber, Ola

Google Assistant will now extend services, so users may book rides for various destinations through Ola and Uber. The service is available on smartphones and digital speakers, though it is currently supports English only.