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Google Assistant Update – No need to say “Hey” or “Ok” Every Time



Google Assistant Update, the rival of Siri, has come out with a major update making the interaction more personal and natural. The Google has dropped off the “Continued Conversation Feature” to its Voice Assistant, Google Assistant. This feature has been rolled out today only in US but it is expected that the other countries will receive the update soon.

This feature allows you not to call Google Assistant by name whenever you need to issue a command or in the case of back to back questions. Now you can easily raise follow-up requests without saying ‘Hey, Google’ or ‘OK, Google’. There would be an automatic end to the conversation with the Google if you are no more conversing with it. The Google Assistant waits for eight seconds and if it doesn’t recognize any other command or thinks that you are not conversing any more, then it will automatically stop the conversation. Otherwise you can say ‘Thank you’ or ‘Stop’ to end the conversation.


How to enable Continued Conversation in Google Assistant app

In order to enjoy a natural back-and-forth conversation with Google, you are required to enable the ‘Continued Conversation Feature’ in the Google Assistant App.

  • Go to Google Assistant App
  • Go to Settings then select preferences
  • Allow Continued Conversation


This Feature is not talking about multiple actions i.e. replying to multiple commands at once. This Feature is allowing more fluid and natural interactions with the Assistant.

It is still not clear when will it be able to identify other languages but that will be also available soon. It is perfect for the ones who hate saying ‘Hey’ or ‘Ok’ each time while starting the conversation.

The Continued Conversation allows one to have a human like interaction.

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