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Google Assistant lock screen access is coming to more Android devices

Here’s a quick goody immersed beneath today’s inundation of Google Assistant news( not to mention the bizarre waking nightmare that is the CES Small World ride ). The company announced today that the smart auxiliary will be accessible on more Android phone lock screens.

The feature was firstly announced back at Google’s hardware event in October, though, at the time, it was limited to the company’s new Pixel 3 handset. For insurance grounds, it’s available through opt-in, implying you’ve have to go to tick the box in settles.

Certainly adding that kind of access to the fasten screen can open your handset( and by increase you) to malicious defendants. Though formerly put together, it will only respond to your own voice( unless, of course, someone with access to your handset can do a really good impression of you ).

Once allowed, you can get restaurant recommendations, turn off frightens and planned remembers, amongst other features, all without having to open the handset. No statement hitherto on where reference is will be arriving on specific frameworks.

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