If you constantly find yourself misplacing your phone, you can ask Alexa to find it for you. But what if the object you’re constantly misplacing doesn’t have an internet connection? You could attach a tracker to that item… or you could just tell Google Home where you put it.
The feature is very simple. Tell Google Home where you left something, and then when you ask about it, you’ll be reminded where you left.
So for example, when you put your spare keys in the top dresser drawer, just tell Google Home:
Ok Google, remember that I put my spare keys in the top dresser drawer.
Then when you’re looking for those keys and can’t remember where you put them, just say:
Ok Google, where are my spare keys?
If you’ve gotten rid of those spare keys, and don’t need that information saved by Google Home anymore, just say:
Ok Google, forget what I told you about my spare keys.
In addition to telling Google to remember where you put things, you could use the feature any way you want. If you have an idea for a blog post that you don’t want to forget, tell Google. (This is a particularly useful feature if you come up with an idea as you’re falling asleep.)
Since Google Home is an internet-connected device, you might not want to ask it to remember any particularly sensitive information. To see the feature in action, check out the video below:
This feature is particularly useful for items you’re putting away for long periods of time, rather than items you use on a daily basis. Otherwise, you’re going to find yourself constantly deleting and updating these locations, and the only way to do that is by telling Google.
What do you think of this Google Home feature? How do you plan to use it? Let us know in the comments.
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