Cody noticed the indicators for its coming near near unencumber a pair weeks again, and now it is reside. Double-tap to advance tracks is it seems that operating within the tediously-long firmware model 1.1767.6040.G1-61495-545, in line with 9to5Google.

We first spotted indicators of the impending habits in our teardown for Google app v7.2.three. As Cody famous then, it used to be meant to be customizable, permitting one to make a choice between both advancing tracks or triggering the Assistant to learn notifications, which is the prevailing serve as. Thus far, 9to5Google notes the method to remap that keep watch over does not seem to be reside simply but within the headphone settings web page for Google Assistant, so YMMV.

Since advancing tracks prior to now required both voice controls by the use of Assistant or pulling out your telephone to faucet a button on a display screen like some kind of troglodyte, the brand new addition will have to save numerous time, and be some distance much less embarrassing than chatting with your self at the subway.


We may have spoken too soon. We’ve received our own tip that this may not be the case and that it could be caused by a bug.

In response to each our personal reader’s reports and a few dialogue at the matter that came about on Reddit a month in the past, in addition to the truth that it used to be supposed to be user-configurable by the use of the Assistant app—which it recently is not—it is extremely most likely that none of that is right kind and we had been misinformed.

We make an apology for the mistake.