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Google Map Navigation Is Testing the Chosen Assistant

For the previous year, Google Assistant has had a variety of voices to personalize your expertise, and whereas most Google Assistant associated apps have revered this setting, there have been a couple of holdouts. A kind of, Google Maps, is now testing utilizing your chosen Google Assistant voice when navigating, together with within Android Auto.

Slowly however certainly, the Google Assistant has been getting into extra elements of our lives, even aiming to switch different Google software program like Android Auto’s phone-based interface (although not as soon as we once thought). One of the frequent crucial methods to make use of the Google Assistant within the automobile is thru Google Maps, which has all the time used its personal voice settings.

Right now, we’ve noticed that Google Maps now respects your Google Assistant voice setting when navigating. As a substitute for the default female Google Assistant, the voice you had chosen (Green) helped navigate me to my vacation spot. This even utilized to Google Maps navigation in Android Auto.

We instantly examined to see if this might additionally work with the Google Assistant’s John Legend cameo; however, this sadly wasn’t meant to be. In our testing, we discovered that it’s worthwhile to power cease Google Maps and open it once more to use any adjustments to your Assistant settings.

We’re unsure what all components are required for Maps to start to respect your Assistant voice setting, because it could possibly be tied to yesterday’s Android 10 replace or a replacement to Maps, or if this only a server-side change. The change doesn’t appear to have rolled broadly but, as nobody else on the 9to5Google staff had it on their gadgets.