Google Assistant now available on non-Pixel phones in the United States

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Google Assistant was pushed to non-Pixel smartphones a few days back with a slow rollout of the AI-based digital assistant to all phones running Android Marshmallow and Android Nougat. Google has finally made a big leap in the digital assistant arena by introducing the Google Assistant to smartphones other than Pixel for users in the United States. However, the assistant will be available only for English users in the United States.

Google is also gearing up to launch the Assistant for English users in UK, Canada, Australia. Moreover, the company is also planning to introduce the tool for German speaking users in Germany.

According to Droid-Life, the portal has been receiving several messages from users in the US via Facebook and Twitter. Based on the reports, US-based users have started to receive the much-awaited Google Assistant on non-Pixel phones.

The popular tech portal is of the opinion that all users should have got the update within the few hours from the official rollout. As of this writing, Samsung Galaxy S7, Moto Z Force are confirmed with the arrival of Google Assistant.

If your device is eligible, then you will receive “Meet Google Assistant” prompts. You have to select the option to proceed further. The Assistant became accessible via Google Allo, which was introduced in 2016. Even though Allo never became popular like WhatsApp, the Assistant was liked by many smartphone users because of its ability to predict answers based on queries using the state of the art AI-based technology.

Among other things, you will be able to get tips about places, total travel time, setting reminders, alarms, playing games, fetching movie related information and much more. The possibilities are endless and identical that of Microsoft Cortana and Apple Siri.

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