The Search Giant Google has announced a lot of things during its Google India event held in New Delhi. The company has introduced its India-centric features for the users of India. Google’s Assistant gets its own phone number. Yes, you can now access Google Assistant through a phone number. Let’s get more information about this update.
The Google Assistant is made available via a phone call. This makes it easier for the users to access the Assistant without the need for a Smart Speaker or even a Smartphone. The company partnered with India’s leading mobile carrier Vodafone-Idea to bring this feature for the Indian consumers.
Furthermore, the company stated that they have been actively testing this new phone call Google Assistant service in two different cities in India i.e. Lucknow and Kanpur. If your device is on Vodafone-India’s carrier and wants to access this new feature, you can simply access it by dialling the toll-free number 000-800-9191-000.
Just dial the above cell phone number and the Google Assistant will be right there to assist you. You can choose from two different languages, English or Hindi. We can expect from Google to add more languages to this assistant with the phone call feature in the coming months.
The company’s Spokesperson further added that the Google Assistant via Phone call will be offering some most common features at the initial stage. It will help you get the live score, real-time traffic updates, locate nearby stores etc.
India is the world’s second populated country with over 1.3 Billion users. There are many regions in the country where people don’t get proper connectivity of the Internet. The aim behind launching this phone call Google Assistant service is to help the people living in such areas get quick assistant of things using the standard Google Assistant service.
The same will also help the users to translate things from English to Hindi over a phone call. Google is constantly working with third-party apps to enable quick action features using Google Assistant. We would get to see even smarter features in the coming days.
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