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Google Assistant can now be used to schedule your smart lights

Google Assistant now lets customers schedule lights and different gadgets to activate and off at particular instances with its “scheduled actions” function, in accordance to Android Police, which cites Google Assistant developer documentation.

Google Assistant has labored with Hue and different smart lights for a while, to flip them on and off and to set alarms, however now you can inform your Assistant precisely once you need to activate lights and different gadgets in a smart house.

One caveat: you have got to be actually particular if you would like to schedule the lights (or different gadgets) to activate or off a day sooner or later. Just saying one thing like, “Hey Google, turn the lights on tomorrow at 8PM,” isn’t sufficient. You’d want to say, “Hey Google, turn on the lights Tuesday at 8PM.”

However, as Android Police famous, you can specify “sunrise” and “sunset” as instances to set your lights to come on (or off) and also you received’t want to state the precise time. You additionally can use Google Assistant to schedule a size of time to hold lights on, equivalent to “turn on lights for 10 minutes.”

The function is outwardly nonetheless a piece in progress, nevertheless; as well as to the “tomorrow” quirk, Reddit customers and Android Police word that the perform to cancel a scheduled motion doesn’t seem to work. But in accordance to Google Assistant smart house documentation, it appears like these options are probably to be working quickly.

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