Google Assistant Can Now Help You Find Your Lost iPhone
Tech giant Google has announced features coming to Google Assistant, with the most notable feature for Apple users being the ability to locate a lost iPhone using the digital assistant.
The alert is triggered when asking “Hey Google, find my phone” through a Google smart home devices. Following the trigger, the Google Home app will send an iOS critical alert on the iPhone.
Apple offers apps the ability to utilize critical alerts, which are special notifications that can break through Do Not Disturb, or silent mode, to ensure they reach the user. Apps with critical alerts require special approval from Apple, and Google seems to have obtained that approval.