The most effective clue that the Assistant is even working is a compact backside bar that covers your ETA and distance ETA, whilst nonetheless letting you spot turn-by-turn instructions. You can turn on it the standard way, by means of announcing “OK Google” or tapping the microphone, which is now multi-colored as a substitute of grey.
Google stated it might unveil a much less intrusive model of Assistant for Google Maps again in May 2018 at I/O. On best of making calls, you’ll additionally release YouTube movies (to listen to the sound, now not watch the video), ship texts and do different chores. Many of those options have been already to be had on Android Auto, however of route, many of us with older vehicles simply use our smartphones when navigating. It’s most effective simply began rolling out, it appears, so the characteristic may now not arrive in your telephone for awhile.