Google Assistant begins huge expansion across Android devices today
Coming to millions of Android Marshmallow and Nougat phones
Google has announced via a YouTube video that the major expansion of its Google Assistant across “eligible” Android Marshmallow and Nougat devices is kicking off today. The company first revealed plans to widely roll out Assistant during Mobile World Congress earlier this week. Android users in the United States will receive the update first, with Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Germany to follow.
There’s no Google Assistant app to download or anything like that. Instead, Google is adding the functionality to “through an update to Google Play Services. So if you see that update pop up in the Google Play store, you’ll know you’re getting Assistant.
— Google (@Google) March 2, 2017