The older versions of android phones and tablets may now greet the Google Assistant. According to the sources, Google is introducing its new virtual assistant based on voice also to smartphones that support Android 5.0 Lollipop version.
The extension arrives after the Google Assistant was brought by the company to smartphones that support Android Marshmallow and higher ones on February. At same time, Google also plans to bring a digital helper for the first time to tablets.
Maksim Mukha, the Program Manager for the Google Assistant wrote in a blog post that, “With the Assistant on tablets, you can you can get help throughout your day—set reminders, add to your shopping list (and see that same list on your phone later), control your smart devices like plugs and lights, ask about the weather and more.”
The company has also started pushing its digital assistant to Lollipop smartphones with a set of languages to English in the UK, US, India, Singapore, Australia and Canada as well as those with a set of languages to Spanish in Mexico, Spain and the US.
Google is also rolling the same out to the users of Lollipop smartphone in Italy, Germany, Korea, Japan and Brazil. Mukha added to write in the blog post that, “Once you get the update and opt-in, you’ll see an Assistant app icon in your ‘All apps’ list.”
This latest digital feature is supposed to be rolling out on tablets over the coming week in the US to the slates that run on Marshmallow and Android 7.0 Nougat with the set of languages to English.