Now Say “OK Google” To Send A Message Via WhatsApp, WeChat, Viber

Google launched custom voice actions on Android back in April. So far controlling apps on Android with voice has been restricted to native apps. Now users can simple say “Ok Google, send WhatsApp message to John” followed by the actual message. The entire process is hand’s free and will work with WhatsApp, WeChat, NextPlus, Telegram, and Viber.

Google launched custom voice actions on Android back in April that would allow users to control third-party applications by saying “Ok Google” followed by a command.

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This Google Now functionality made it immensely easy to use SMS and and Hangouts on an Android device, since a user could control and dictate a message with only their voice.

Now, Google has announced that it has expanded the functionality to messaging apps WhatsApp, WeChat, NextPlus, Telegram, and Viber.

Motorola included support for a few third party apps with Moto Voice back with last year’s Moto X and this works similarly and on pretty much every Android device.

It’s as simple as saying “Ok Google, send a WhatsApp message to John” followed by the actual message you want to send.

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