Google Home and Google Assistant To Get Digital Wellbeing Feature

Joanna Estrada
September 13, 2018

Digital Wellbeing is an initiative by Google which essentially curbs the time you spend on your phone.

Digital Wellbeing, as part of the Time Well Spent concept has pervaded Google and Android with the launch of Android Pie, and it could soon expand to your Google Home allowing you to limit access to the Assistant. Earlier, it was included in YouTube and Calendar well.

Argos shoppers will have the ability to ask Google Home and the smartphone app Google Assistant to check product availability and reserve items.

According to the 9to5Google's insights in the Google App APK 8.20, the Google Assistant is going to get a Digit Wellbeing settings under the "Home" section which is used for remotely managing Google Home. Of course you can always remove any of the Digital Wellbeing filters if they're getting in the way of your life, but it's very much a positive move to give people the choice to use them if they need to. There's also a new "filters" feature, which likely refers to parental controls to censor inappropriate content. While the correct performance is rarely for certain obvious, there's a Downtime characteristic that could presumably presumably quit other folk from the usage of Dwelling at particular instances of the day, a lot like after they're winding down at the kill of the night. Most probably, the device will block specific users voice recognition to accomplish this.

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