Nowadays, if you ask Google Assistant to turn off your mobile, it tells you without hesitation that “it can’t turn off the phone for you.” However, that seems to change when you enable the wizard to open with the power button: you can ask the assistant to turn off your mobile.
The next novelty borrowed from iOS that will come to Android is related to the power button, which would open the Google Assistant instead of turning off the mobile. In return, the assistant will learn how to turn off the phone
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It remains to be seen whether changing the power button to activate the Assistant will be mandatory or optional, but the idea is simple: pressing the power button puts the Assistant in listening mode. That is to say, the power button will become the Assistant button
When this happens, you can continue to open the shutdown menu by pressing the physical buttons on the mobile phone, but this time you have to press at the same time power button and volume up button. This, or ask the assistant.
As we can see in the following screenshot collected by 9to5Google, it will be possible to open the shutdown menu by telling Google to “turn off the mobile” or Switch off, in English. Apparently this will open the shutdown menu, instead of completely switching off the phone.
Although the Google Assistant can now perform all kinds of tasks like telling you how much battery is left in the mobile, until now it has never been able to turn off the mobile or display the menu. stop. Nowadays, if you try, what the assistant does is give you instructions on how to do it yourself using the physical buttons of the mobile.
Via | Android Police