Issa Rae is the next celebrity voice coming to Google Assistant

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Issa Rae has joined the small club of celebrities to lend their voice to Google Assistant. Starting today in the US, the Insecure creator’s voice will be available to make a cameo through the Google Assistant app on iOS and Android, as well as on Google Home speakers and various smart displays, like Nest Hub, Nest Hub Max, and Lenovo Smart Display. Rae’s voice is available for a limited time.

To switch from your current Google Assistant voice to Issa’s, you can do so by saying “Hey Google, talk like Issa,” or by switching the settings within the mobile app. Just as for the voice of John Legend, the only other celeb whose voice is available for Google Assistant, there are specific queries that will trigger a unique response from Rae.

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