Since the invention of smart speakers, living in a smart home is no more a dream. They have legit made it easier to control other smart devices by simply using our voice. Moreover, with every new update, Amazon Alexa speakers and Google Home speakers come up with more features and integration. The recent such update introduced us to Google Assistant Routines.
Up until now, we have had our Google Assistant perform various tasks such as play music, make calls, set alarms, pay bills and much more. However, your Google Assistant can do way more than that. You simply have to give a simple command and your assistant will perform several tasks all at once. Pretty smooth, right? As of now, there are six standard Google Assistant Routines that will get you through the day. These routines can be customized according to your preferences. Let’s take a look at what these default Google Assistant Routines are.
You can kick-start your day with this routine. What’s the first thing you do when you wake up? Turn off the silent mode in your phone? Check the news updates? Or, take a look at the weather forecast? Well, you don’t have to bother with these mundane tasks, when you have Google Assistant by your side. All you need to do is say “OK Google, Good Morning” or “OK Google, I am awake”. Your assistant can perform various tasks from the following list
In this routine you just have to say “OK Google, I am leaving” and your Google Assistant will adjust lights and tweak the settings of the smart devices linked to it. This routine will most definitely reduce the task of running around the house making sure everything is turned off before you leave.
In this routine, once you tell Google that you are “off to work”, it will automatically give you details about the weather outside and the traffic that you can expect on the way. Additionally, it will also remind you of the appointments you have scheduled for the day. Apart from this, Google will automatically adjust lights and the other smart devices. Some of the functions that Google can perform in this routine are:
This routine is activated once you say, “OK Google, I am heading home”. Google will again perform various tasks that will make travelling back home easier. Some of the functions on this Google Home Routines include:
Similar to the leaving home routine, this routine activates when you say, “OK Google, I am home”. Then Google will perform various tasks that you would usually do once you get home. Some of the functions of this routine include:
You can go to sleep peacefully by activating the bedtime routine. This routine will make sure that you are not disturbed by any texts or notifications. Activate this mode by saying “OK Google, Bedtime”. Some of the functions that Google will perform in this routine are:
These are the six standard Google Assistant Routines that can get you through the day. Furthermore, if needed you can also edit and customize these routines according to your preferences. Apart from Google Home speakers, Google Assistant is also available in all the latest Android mobiles in India.
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