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Use Your Pixel's Power Button to Bring Up Google Assistant Instead of the Power Menu

3 monthes ago   |   By Wonder How To

There are many ways to access the Google Assistant on your phone, but Android 12 adds another one for Google Pixel models that may be the best way yet.
On the Pixel 2 and newer, you can say "Hey Google" or "OK Google," swipe up from the bottom left or right corner of the screen, and tap the Assistant icon in the search bar to talk to Google Assistant. On Pixel 2, 3, and 4, you can even squeeze the bottom half of the phone to open Assistant. But the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro have another option enabled by default: press and hold the Power button.
However, you don't need a Pixel 6 or Pixel 6...
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You Can Now Get Google Assistant To Stop Talking By Saying ‘Stop'

You Can Now Get Google Assistant To Stop Talking By Saying ‘Stop'

3 monthes ago   |   By Ubergizmo

Google Assistant is great if you're trying to find out some information like the weather forecast today, the traffic situation, what's going on in the news, and so on. However, sometimes the assistant tells you more than what you want to hear, and if you wanted it to stop talking, you'd essentially have to issue a new command. This was rather cumbersome and didn't feel too natural since you'd have to say, “Hey Google, stop”. Feels kind of weird, doesn't it? After all, it doesn't really feel like something you'd say to a friend or someone else to get them to stop talking. Google is aware of...
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