Now that the multi-user feature is available, you can add new users by tapping the "Multiple users now supported" card or by going to the Devices area of Google Home (in the top right-hand corner of the app or the sandwich menu in the top left-hand corner). Your notifications and information aren't really personalized to you, which is completely fine if you live alone (or are the only one using it) but it's really frustrating if you're in a house with multiple people that all want to use it.
The feature is rolling out to all U.S. users starting Thursday.
With this feature Google Home will differentiate users on its voice and than it will show that person's schedule and more. You can also click the icon in the upper right corner, find your Google Home, and select "Link your account".
"It's important to balance making sure the assistant on Google Home is still useful and able to answer a guest's or friend's question while also answering a few specific questions just for you", Google spokeswoman Kara Stockton said.
Google has announced that Google Home now supports multiple users. We've put together a step-by-step walkthrough to help guide you through the basics.More news: United CEO felt 'ashamed' by video as Christie asks to suspend overbooking
Those of you with a husband or kids or a roommate will appreciate Google Home's latest update.
Among the first things you might ask the cloud-based voice activated Google Assistant inside Google Home is to "tell me about my day".
That meant, if you wanted to ask Google Home what your next appointment was, or whether there was congestion on the commute in to work, the Google Assistant could only base its answers on the one account now signed in. To accomplish this you'll need to repeat the phrases "OK Google" and "Hey Google" several times apiece. If you would like to discuss another topic, look for a relevant article.
Google Home: Where is multiuser support available? The Assistant uses a neural network to analyze the trigger phrases "Ok Google" and "Hey Google" to detect voice characteristics. This was made known today by Yury Pinsky, Product Manager Google Assistant in a blog post.