Google starts to roll out "Quick Phrases", talk to Assistant without saying "Hey Google"

07 October 2021
This will only be true for certain phrases and tasks.

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  • Anonymous

cool, just waiting for my pixel 3 xl to get android 12 lol

Ok , waiting for Google Rolls out "Call Recording without Announcement"

  • Anonymous

Don't forget to add "in Minecraft" at the end of your sentences if you don't want three letter agencies shooting your dog at 3AM

Anonymous, 07 Oct 2021saying Hey "Google" in front of many people is ve... moreI've been wanting to nick name it "Dummy" for the LONGEST TIME.

It's already working, in showed up in my smartphone then disappear few hours later.

There maybe lots of accidental Assistant triggers

  • Anonymous

saying Hey "Google" in front of many people is very embarrassing.
Would be better if we can rename it with other names, such as "Hey ugly", or "Hey Slave", etc.

Anonymous, 07 Oct 2021It's just another way for Google to spy on you. It... moreNot sure if turning it off actually works. Option seems to be there just to calm us, as many my friends did it and still get adds based on their conversations.

  • Anonymous

Anonymous, 07 Oct 2021It's just another way for Google to spy on you. It... moreNo we need that. Deep down we all wanted this whatever the price maybe.

Those of you who are concerned about pri+vacy, I believe you can always turn this feature off from the settings menu. Give it a try! ๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜‰

  • Anonymous

I would still rather the option to give the assistant a nickname, one that is actually responds to

  • Anonymous

New guy, 07 Oct 2021Before everyone starts to comment about how this is just an... moreIt's just another way for Google to spy on you. It's literally listening in to your conversations and to everyone around you. Turn that thing off.

Before everyone starts to comment about how this is just another way for Google to spy on you, I gotta say I'm really excited about this. It sounds like a really cool feature. Another way for me to show off the features of Android to all my iPhone bearing friends๐Ÿ˜‚

A similar feature exists on certain Moto devices, called Moto Voice and it listens and responds to phrases and voice commands and can control specific functions of the phone. Perhaps it still works although I never really used it but it was fun to test that out since the phrases are user defined and can be whatever phrase is set

I found saying "hey goo" works