Google killed its iconic Nexus series of smartphones to make a prodigious transition from mobile-first to AI-first.
The launch of Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL, first smartphones to be made by Google inside and out, marks the first step of the company’s journey towards this shift.
But, what if we can trick the OS (Android) to make it believe that the phone we are using is a Pixel-labeled smartphone? Well, that’s what a XDA user has done. All it takes is a simple tweak to achieve this feat.
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Take a look at it below-
To add the Google Assistant to your smartphone, you’ll need a smartphone running the latest version of Android, the Android 7.0 Nougat.
You’ll need a flashable .zip file to modify the build.prop file if you choose to not root your smartphone. Fortunately, FaserF, a XDA user has shared a link to download this .zip file. Click on this link to download.