What is Google Assistant?
Google Assistant is a voice-activated virtual assistant developed by Google that is available on Android, iOS, Smart Speakers, and Smart Displays. To learn more, visit Google's page.
What is Life360 on Google Assistant?
With Life360 on Google Assistant, you can check the location of your Circle by saying, "Hey Google, where is my family" or ask for a specific member by saying, "Hey Google, where is Sarah?"
Do I need to have Life360 app on my phone to use this feature?
Google Assistant is a voice-activated virtual assistant developed by Google that is available on Android, iOS, Smart Speakers, and Smart Displays. To learn more, visit Google's page. To download the Life360 app, visit the iOS App Store or Android Play Store.
Can I use this feature on iOS devices?
Yes, you can use this feature on iOS devices with the Google Assistant app. You can click here on any iOS device and it will prompt you to download.
How can I enable this feature?
To enable this feature, you can start by saying, "Hey Google, where is my family" on a Google Assistant-enabled device OR tap on this link on a device that has Life360 installed.
I have multiple Circles. Which Circle is considered "family" when responding to this query?
By default, the first Circle created in your account will be considered your "family" Circle and we will show the location information of that Circle.
Can I change the default family Circle?
You can change the default family Circle by tapping on the "gear" Settings icon on the Android device or Smart Display. There is currently no way to change the default Circle on a smart speaker.
Does this get enabled for my entire Circle?
This feature is enabled for all Google Assistant devices using the same Gmail account. If a Circle member has an assistant device with a different Gmail account, they have to enable this feature on that device separately.
How can I disable this if it's been activated for my Circle?
To disable this feature, head to this page and tap on "unlink".
What devices are compatible with this feature?
Is this available in international locations?
This feature is currently available in the US, UK, and Australia.
How does this impact my data privacy?
We will send Circle-related information to Google only when you activate this feature by voice. Google does not store any personal or location information and uses it only to fulfill your immediate query.
How can I get an estimated time to home for a Circle member?
First, make sure that there is a place called "Home" in your Life360 account. Then simply ask, "Hey Google, where is Sarah" and we will show Sarah's location and ETA to Home with current traffic conditions.
Can I set arrival and departure notifications?
Not yet, but hopefully soon. We are working with Google to enable that.
Will Life360 Bubbles work on Google Assistant?
At this time, if any Circle member has the Bubbles feature activated, their location will not be available on Google Assistant.