Dan Gookin demonstrates a few tricks with the Google Assistant, including getting information, customizing the cards, controlling the device, and obtaining verbal replies to questions. Use Google Assistant to take a picture or phone a contact.
- [Narrator] The Google app, also called…the Google Assistant, is pretty handy,…but only when you know a few tricks.…On some devices, such as this phone,…you access the app on the far left home screen page.…Keep swiping, and there it is.…This page is filled with the Bixby assistant…on some Samsung devices, so for them…you need to open the Google app itself.…Look in the Google folder, and choose Google.…The app is populated with cards,…each of which are customized to some interest you have,…previous search items, or things you specify.…
Google may also put its own cards…in there, depending on what's happening around you.…The effectiveness of the cards…depends on how you use the app.…The more you use it, the better the cards.…So here you can see cards for weather,…there's a direction card, recipes, and just topical news.…Tap a card to see more information,…such as this one here, which is a current news story.…And you see the story itself.…To add more cards, you can search for something…that interests you, or tap the side menu icon…
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- Finding and managing apps
- Shooting video
- Editing images
- Managing contacts
- Listening to music
- Exploring Google Assistant
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