Google Assistant “Driving Mode” seems to be finally coming to Android

The Google Assistant Driving mode that the company first declared in quite a while began showing up on some Android gadgets, XDA-Developers announced. The UI appears to be fairly unique from what Google appeared at its I/O designers meeting a year ago.

XDA says it originally saw something was coming around fourteen days back, when clients announced seeing another route interface in Google Maps.

It’s not satisfactory whether the rollout of this new mode is important for a test or will be desiring all clients. Mishaal Rahman at XDA said he saw the new driving mode on a Google Pixel 4, an Asus ZenFone 7 Pro, and a LG Velvet, and he gathers that the new mode will supplant the Android Auto application on cell phones. That appears to be predictable with what Google revealed to The Verge a year ago.

Regardless of whether the new mode will incorporate all the highlights Google depicted when it previously uncovered the driving mode additionally isn’t yet clear.

It was intended to be accessible on any Android telephone with Assistant, utilizing a “Hey Google, let’s drive” voice prompt that would raise a dashboard with driving-applicable exercises and other customized suggestions. Also, it would give infotainment highlights to drivers whose vehicles aren’t furnished with touchscreen shows.

The voice prompt doesn’t seem to work yet even on gadgets empowered with the new mode, as per Android Police. To check whether your gadget has Assistant Driving Mode, open Google Maps and from the route settings menu, and select “Google Assistant settings.” If it’s not enabled, you’ll be taken to the main Assistant settings segment.

A Google representative didn’t react to questions looking for more data about driving mode, however wrote in an email to The Verge Sunday: “We’re constantly experimenting with ways to make Assistant more helpful.”

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