From versioning perspective, today's update to the Google app is a big step as it scales from 7.x to 8.x. jumps. A new "Your People" training feature for Assistant is already visible (but not live), while strings reveal work on custom routines, lens, smart displays, and more.
About APK Insight : In this "APK Insight" post, we decompiled the latest version of an application that Google uploaded to the Play Store. If we decompile these files (called APK in the case of Android apps), we can see different lines of code within this hint for possible future features. Keep in mind that Google may never provide these features and that our interpretation of what they are may be incomplete. We will try to empower those closer to the end to show you what they will look like if they ship. In this sense, read on.
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The Google app has given you the opportunity to add relationships or nicknames to your contacts for a long time. So you could say colloquially "Call Mom" and Google would choose the intended default person. Google Assistant now highlights a similar feature with a new section "Your People" under "Personal Information" in the wizard's settings.
This feature allows you to "tell your assistant who's who", with the "Remember a Family" wizard "member" or "Remember a birthday." The functionality does not seem to be live because of tapping this suggestion Chips the existing "Reminder me" feature unlike a new one enabled to store more types of information.
Scheduling Custom Wizard Routines
Wizard routines might soon get more detailed options as part of the upcoming custom build routine, as users can set the wizard routines to run on a "schedule," without the phrase having to be manually activated.
Your routine will not start unless time, time of day, and speakers are selected]
This plan may not work Completely
This plan will be removed from your routine.
Delete this plan?
This plan contains default options such as time and day setting, with various repeat options
Choose which days to repeat
Select the time of day
Select a time for this routine
Set a time and day
Other options include setting a specific speaker / device for the routine and the ability to have an alarm notification on it Phone to get "when it starts."
Get notified on your phone when it starts
Select the speaker
Select which speaker to launch
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Switching Camera Orientation
Meanwhile, a new onboarding may remind you of how Lens can find places and products and scan text.
Find places with Lens
Find products with Lens
Scan text with Lens
Google Assistant Smart Displays
Similar to phones and speakers, the assistant on Smart Displays supports Play the news. However, since there is a screen, a string today notes that "news_supports_video" and the "video are available on smart displays." Presumably, in addition to the current audio counterparts, we will receive a list of video updates from news sources. 19659033] Video available on Smart Displays
DST mode no longer at home
In recent versions, we have been following some "DST" mode. As we move into the current season, today's update revises a string that previously noted that it was designed exclusively for Google Home devices.
Daylight Saving Mode will be available in
Send to Device
Strings in Version 8.0 reference a new "send_to_device" interface. Being a snack bar, users could provide information to a suitable device. Possible candidates for where to send are – because of the visual interface – phones and smart displays.
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Send To Device
Lite Mode Removed  The Google app's built-in "lite mode" has been removed, probably due to the better-optimized Google Go app. Removed multiple strings that describe how the "Search results and Web pages can use up to 80% less data" feature and the ability to automatically activate the mode when a "slow link is detected"  Floating Sports Scores
In version 7.24, we discovered the Google app, which works on "pinned" floating sports scores. The last beta contains more strings detailing the functionality, and more specifically a related notification.
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