1. nyc's Avatar
    I read it's coming this week to the GS7. Anyone see it yet? Does it just show up or do you get a notification to download?
    02-28-2017 08:29 PM
  2. anon(9072051)'s Avatar
    It's supposed to be rolled out in an update to Google Play Services (or Connectivity Services?). So there may be no notification at all.
    02-28-2017 10:20 PM
  3. offsidebowler's Avatar
    They're supposed to begin rolling it out to US users this week. The rest of the world has to wait.
    02-28-2017 10:32 PM
  4. anon(9072051)'s Avatar
    Assuming it is an unannounced update or part of one of those "X-many apps updated" Play Store notifications that you swipe away without thinking, how will we know when/if the GA is enabled on our phone? Is there a specific Settings card for it on the Pixels?
    03-02-2017 10:04 AM
  5. whitenack's Avatar
    Came here to ask the same thing. I'm pretty sure I saw that it was coming as an update to the Google app. So be on the lookout for an app update. Currently no update on my Nexus 6P.
    03-02-2017 10:53 AM
  6. anon(9072051)'s Avatar
    Turns out, you may already have the assistant. Make sure you've got voice recognition turned on, and your phone responds to your saying "OK Google." I was getting a notification in Settings to record my voice, which I'd already done, but I guess it got canceled somehow. At any rate, after I recorded my voice again and tried it out on my Nexus 6, up popped the Assistant. None of the snazzy home button animations or anything, but it took down a reminder for me and answered a few dumb questions.

    For now, on my phone, the assistant still seems to be tethered to Screen search. Long-pressing the Home button still only brings up Screen search options; the assistant only arrives in response to an "OK Google." I don't know if this is a Nexus 6 limitation or just a halfway point in prepping for the actual update.

    [PS] The reminder--to buy Advil when I was at a specific supermarket--worked.
    03-02-2017 07:59 PM
  7. whitenack's Avatar
    Still waiting on it for my 6p. I got the Google app update but no change to google now, so there must be some switch they have to flip on their end.
    03-03-2017 05:27 AM
  8. tube517's Avatar
    I probably should have answered here but I got it.

    I have a ZTE Zmax Pro (2GB RAM and 6.0.1 Marshmallow, MetroPCS)

    Runs great so far. I did not know I had to long press the home button (Google Now on Tap) to set up Assistant. Now, Assistant replaces Now on Tap as well as OK Google.
    03-03-2017 06:06 AM

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