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Google Home Can Now Handle Up to Three Queries At a Time

Google Home Can Now Handle Up to Three Queries At a Time

But at this year's I/O, Google promised improvements to multiple commands that would require less verbosity and would allow more than two commands at a time.

Google Home is now getting better multitasking features.

Additionally, as noted by Android Police, it would appear that the Multiple Actions feature is live, too. The smart speaker from Google will soon be able to perform up to three queries/ commands at a time, so that you can multitask using just the spoken word.

So, for instance, you could say "OK Google, turn on the bedroom lights and raise the thermostat temperature and play songs by The Stooges", and Google Assistant (which provided the brains behind the devices) then gets to work to change the lighting, temperature and line up some tunes.

As of this writing, Google seems to have deleted the original tweet.

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However, Google promises that more languages will be supported in time. Each command must also be the sort of thing Google Assistant can respond to on its own without further input or clarification.

Back at Google I/O (Google's annual developer conference), the company had announced that it was working to improve support for multiple commands like these and make them smarter.

This meant you didn't have to keep saying "Ok, Google" with each individual command, making everything a bit more streamlined.

Adding a third request could save time for people who have a lot of smart home appliances controlled by their Google Home, according to CNET.

Right now the feature works in English-speaking countries like the US, UK, Australia and Canada.


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