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Google Assistant now helps family members boss each other around

A reminder in Google Home Google Assistant takes on the sticky note with assignable reminders
Emmett Howard | 16 August, 2019, 13:49

So your annoying buddies won't be able to set a daily reminder on your phone to let you know that you are still bad at fantasy football... not that I'm bitter. Maybe you've wanted to tell someone to pick up something at the shop once they get there, or remind them to do something when you leave the house.

Google has announced a new feature for Google Assistant, called assignable reminders, and it might be ideal for forgetful loved ones. You can also create a reminder for anyone who has their account linked to the same smart display or speaker as you and is voice-matched.

Google describes the feature in a blog post, giving examples on how to use it and what exactly it's capable of. Assignable reminders will help bring Google Assistant up to par with other task management apps, with the added benefit of voice control. He will promptly receive a notification on his phone, as well as his speaker and smart display, providing he has either of those devices.

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To do so, you can just ask Assistant to assign a reminder to someone.

Although assignable reminders on the Google Assistant are certainly geared towards being more organized and productive with your family and friends, you can use this feature to send an endearing message or a word of encouragement.

Not only can you set reminders for a specific time like in the above example, but also for a specific location or address. The reminder will then alert him again at the time I specified, and I can even check my assigned reminders by asking the Assistant. According to Google, the new feature will be available over the next few days in English on smartphones, speakers and smart displays in the United States, Australia, and the UK. You can also see which reminders you've assigned by saying something like, "Hey Google, what are my reminders for Greg?"

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