Google will remove a feature from certain connected watches under Wear OS

Bad news for some smartwatch owners running Wear OS. Indeed, Google It will soon stop supporting Assistant on smartwatches running Wear OS 2.

Google Assistant support on this watch will end soon Reads a message from the latest version of the Wear OS companion app detected by 9to5Google. ” Please upgrade to a newer watch that supports Google Assistant and runs Wear OS 3 or later “, even states Google.

Note that there is no concrete timetable for the disappearance of this functionality in the old watches, but users are reporting that they are starting to receive notifications. Therefore, Google was preparing to remove it from related models. Code found in the latest Wear OS companion app update version, indicates that the brand may decline in the near future.

As for the current state of wearables, Google has released new versions of Wear OS; version 3 will arrive in 2021 and Wear OS 3.5 a year later. We even got Wear OS 4 this year on Samsung’s latest Galaxy Watch 6 and Watch 6 Classic models, which launched a few days ago.

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