OK Google, when is Assistant coming to my phone?
For many Android users, very soon. Google will start rolling out its virtual assistant as early as this week for some people — but the update isn’t coming to everyone. So will you be one of the lucky ones?
In IT Blogwatch, we ask Google for the answers.
So what is going on? Kellex has some background:
Starting this week, Google is bringing Google Assistant to all Android phones running Android 7.0 Nougat and 6.0 Marshmallow…it [will] arrive automatically on your phone through the latest Google Play Services update. The rollout may take some time, but many of you are about to gain access to Google Assistant very soon.
Great! Remind us exactly what Google Assistant is again? Aloysius Low has the details: