Google Assistant's Broadcast replies are live - And British and Australian Accents are going Live
If you broadcast a message to your speakers (you can't choose one, it has to be sent to all), they will play it back and then offer a little hint: you can reply to the message if you want. Saying, "Ok Google, reply" triggers the answer and you can dictate any message you want. That message is then sent back to the original sender (whether that's your phone or another speaker).
On phones, the message is also transcribed and arrives as a notification, but you can play back the audio clip if you prefer to hear the original recording. A reply option is offered as well, so you can keep going back and forth with answers.
The new accents are available now for the Assistant in the U.S. (as long as you're using it in English) and can be accessed by opening the Google Assistant app and going to Settings -> Assistant -> Assistant voice.
From here, you'll see the new voices are labeled as "Sydney Harbour Blue" and "British Racing Green."
|Tip: Google Assistant's Broadcast replies are live
Every few weeks, Google announces (and sometimes re-announces) a bunch of new Assistant features, so it's getting a little difficult to keep track of all of them. Among those was an option to reply to broadcasts, and now it's live. Well, technically, we're not sure when it became live,