With the upcoming Samsung system upgrade, Google Assistant for the Galaxy Watch 4 should be available or at least supported.
Upgrade: Samsung informed 9to5Google this afternoon that it was unable to comment on the Galaxy Watch 4 update described by Verizon at this time. Similar to how Google informed us, Samsung’s Wear OS-powered wearable is not yet receiving Assistant, and the firm has no new information to give at this moment.
At this time, it is obvious that Verizon released the changelogs ahead of schedule and that Assistant is not yet available, even if they no longer mention it.
Google Assistant is included in a software update for the Galaxy Watch 4 and Watch 4 Classic dated today (April 20, 2022) according to Verizon (h/t Droid-Life ). The changelog details how to activate Google Assistant and Assistant from the Settings app. You can enable speech output and Hey Google detection.
The carrier claims that in order for Google Assistant to appear in your settings, you must first download it. It will be accessible for download through the Play Store, as promised by Google in the past. As of this afternoon, we are not seeing a Play listing, but because our wearables have not yet received the update, that may be a prerequisite.
This update also includes Smart Switch Backup and Restore.
You may now utilize Smart Switch on your phone to back up and restore your watch experience if you want to sync your watch with a new phone.
The body composition target notice also has a Measure button.
The upcoming Galaxy Watch 4 update, according to Verizon, contains the following build numbers:
40mm: R865USQU1FVC8 44mm: R875USQU1FVC8 Watch 4 42mm: R885USQU1FVC8 46mm: R895USQU1FVC8 Watch 4 Classic This update has not yet been verified by Samsung in their changelogs.
Samsung said at the time that a new Assistant design with a Pixel light bar and quicker replies wasn’t available yet, but Google revealed one in February. Undoubtedly, this change and availability will be available sooner than anticipated.