OnePlus phones are regarded as the flagship killer phones right from the beginning of its inception. And with the launch of OnePlus 7 Pro, the Chinese OEM hit the ball out of the park as it became one of the most sought after and the best smartphone of the year 2019. Moreover, you can blame the OnePlus 7 Pro to hype the high refresh rate display feature that you are now witnessing on more number of smartphones. In fact, OnePlus is also known as an OEM that pushes out new updates and features for its devices.
And in a recent development, OnePlus has made the Google Assistant-powered Ambient Mode now available for the OnePlus smartphones. However, note that this feature can be used on OnePlus 3 devices or above. OxygenOS which is the custom skin of the OnePlus phones because of its vanilla experience. Originally, Google announced the Ambient mode feature at IFA in September 2019. But back then, it was available only for Nokia and Lenovo devices other than Google’s own Pixel phones. Now, with this announcement, OnePlus devices will also have the Ambient Mode.
For those who do not know, Ambient Mode lets the user’s access information like weather, agenda, reminders, etc. Or you can also use this feature to use your phone as an interface to control smart devices and more. You can check out the announcement below:
By partnering with Google, we are excited to bring the Google Assistant-powered “Ambient Mode” to your OnePlus device (available onOnePlus 3 and above).
In order to use the Google Assistant-powered Ambient Mode on your OnePlus phone, follow the below steps:
- Once you have updated the Google Assistant Ambient Mode, open it.
- Then you need to head to More > Settings > Google Assistant.
- Go to the Assistant tab and navigate to Assistant devices > Phone.
- You will find the Ambient Mode option available there.
For more details about this new feature, watch the video below: