Voice assistants have become very common these days, big tech brands like Microsoft, Apple, Google, Amazon have their own voice assistants on behalf of Cortana, Siri, Google Assistant and Alexa. In fact, nowadays even smartphone brands like Huawei, Xiaomi, Vivo, also have their own voice assistants (in China only as of now). But when it comes to practical usability, only these 3 names come at the top of the chart:
- Alexa – The most refined assistant for smart IoT devices
- Siri – Apple’s own assistant for IoT and research, but not as polished as Alexa
- Google Assistant – The best assistant for search queries just like google search.
Have you ever thought, what if you could use the Google Assistant on Chrome for Android? if I’m not mistaken this might be the strongest combo for all search queries. Even though the feature is not publicly available in Chrome, there is a trick you can use to activate this hidden Google Assistant on Chrome for Android.
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Activate the Google Assistant in Chrome for Android
To activate the Google Assistant in Chrome for Android, you need to follow these steps:
To note: You must give Chrome permission to allow the microphone before you can use the Assistant. If you can’t find the indicator, you need to update Google Chrome on your phone from Google Play Store.
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This is how you can enable Google Assistant in Chrome for Android, as it is currently under testing and not officially deployed, it is not available on iOS. Let us know in the comments below, how do you like this new feature on Google Chrome?
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