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Google Assistant can now read and reply to messages from WhatsApp, Telegram, Slack, others

Google Assistant can now read and reply to messages from WhatsApp, Telegram, Slack, others

Google Assistant has always been able to read SMS texts sent to you over the native Messages app or Hangouts. But billions of users around the world rely on other messaging services for their daily communication, and those apps, as far as we know, were off-limits for Assistant’s reading ability (some let you send but not read). That’s no longer the case now.

Previously, if you told Google Assistant “read my messages,” it only read SMS texts and skipped over plenty of incoming communication from other apps such as WhatsApp, Telegram, Slack, Discord, GroupMe, and so on. Read More