Galaxy Watch 4 teases Google Assistant, then disappoints

Kaitlyn Cimino / Android Authority


  • Verizon launch notes present a clue about Google Assistant on the Galaxy Watch 4.
  • Whereas in all probability shut, the characteristic has nonetheless not be launched.

After months of ready, customers might lastly be near accessing Google Assistant on their Samsung Galaxy Watch 4.

When Samsung launched a slew of updates for the Galaxy Watch 4 in February 2022, the corporate stated Google Assistant would arrive “within the coming months,” refusing to provide a selected launch date. Software program replace notes from Verizon at the moment are offering probably the most concrete indication that the date could also be shut, though customers nonetheless have a bit longer to attend.

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Verizon’s launch notes embrace a screenshot exhibiting Google Assistant as an choice within the settings. The screenshot is accompanied by the next description:

In case you have Google Assistant downloaded, it would present up within the settings menu below Google Accounts.

Some customers believed Google Assistant was routinely included on this replace, however that doesn’t seem like the case. In accordance with Droid-Life, at the very least certainly one of their customers has already put in the replace, and Google Assistant shouldn’t be included.

Nonetheless, Verizon’s launch notes are clearly a sign the characteristic is coming, more than likely sooner relatively than later. The qualifier “in case you have Google Assistant downloaded” might point out Google Assistant could possibly be accessible as a separate obtain or included in a future replace.