Setting a reminder is among the most helpful things you can do with Google Assistant in your cellphone or good speaker, particularly if you’re the forgetful sort. But a brand new characteristic rolling out to Assistant will make reminders much more helpful, a lot in order that you gained’t have to do the remembering.
Instead of asking Google Assistant to set a reminder for you, you’ll now find a way to set one for another person in your loved ones or family. So, as a substitute of claiming, “Hey Google, remind me to take out the trash on Sunday,” you’ll find a way to say, “Hey Google, remind Susan to take out the track on Sunday.” Then, the notification will seem on their cellphone or good speaker on the specified time.
Assignable reminders may also work for location-based occasions, so if you want your husband to decide up milk on the way in which dwelling, Assistant can remind him when he leaves work or passes the shop. Google says the brand new characteristic can be obtainable over the following few weeks in English on telephones, audio system and Smart Displays within the U.S., U.Okay. and Australia, and can work with Google Nest Hub Max when it’s obtainable later this fall.
However, if you’re already plotting methods to prank your mates utilizing assignable reminders, you’re out of luck. You can ship and obtain reminders solely from people with are in your Google household group (together with youngsters, offered they’ve an age-appropriate account) or have linked accounts on the identical good speaker in your home. Additionally, the reminder recipient have to be in your Google Contacts record. And if things begin getting out of hand, you’ll find a way to block people from sending you reminders within the Assistant settings menu.