Google starts rolling out full TV controls on Home app
Users that have TVs compatible with Google Assistant/Home support are noticing that the Home application is now offering full touch controls
Tech giant Google has reportedly started to roll out full TV controls on its Google Home application. Users that have TVs compatible with Google Assistant/Home support are noticing that the Home application is now offering full touch controls, reports a media source.
These controls include volume up/down, un/mute, power on/off, play, pause, channel, and a source list. Earlier, the controls were only available on the Nest Hub, but now they are available on the Home application.
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"This is different from Cast-enabled televisions or Google/Android TV, which are instead served by the new Google Home app's media controls," the report said.
Meanwhile, last month, it was reported that the tech giant was making more user interface (UI) changes as its Home application ramps up preview testing for its major redesign, but it also appeared to be breaking existing Assistant routines for some users. The new page allows routines to manage various features of each device, as opposed to the previous page's drop-down settings that only allowed users to adjust the on or off settings for each light or switch in their home.
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