Oneplus Gets Google Assistant Ambient Mode | Apps and Games
Google announced the Google Assistant-powered Ambient Mode at IFA 2019
and commenced its limited rollout late last year. After making its thanks to a bunch of Nokia, Sony, and Xiaomi smartphones also as Lenovo tablets, the feature is now hitting OnePlus phones. The Chinese-smartphone maker has begun the rollout of Google Assistant Ambient Mode for OnePlus phones. The feature essentially turns the phone into a sensible display which will show a dynamic slide of photos within the gallery or a dashboard for controlling smart home devices and other tasks while it's being charged.
OnePlus noted in a politician forum post that the Google Assistant Ambient Mode is now rolling out for OnePlus 3 and every one phones launched subsequently. However, the feature is being unrolled during a phased manner, and it'd take up to every week to succeed in all compatible phones. It must even be noted that Google Assistant Ambient Mode is merely compatible with phones running Android Oreo or a later version.
If you've got a compatible OnePlus phone and have already received this feature, you'll follow this path to enable the Google Assistant Ambient Mode: Google App Settings > Assistant > Devices (Phone). Alternatively, just connect the charger and tap on the Ambient Mode notification to travel through the setup process to enable the feature.
As for the feature itself, Google Assistant Ambient Mode provides information like weather, reminder, and more while the phone is being charged. Additionally, it also lets users control music playback and access their smart home devices with one tap. Or, users can prefer to turn their phone into a sensible display and set a dynamic wallpaper slide show with photos picked up from the gallery.