Google Launches Action Blocks: Making Android More Friendly to Older People

In recent years, with the enhancement of mobile phone performance and the rich improvement of system software, smartphones are not very friendly for the elderly. To that end, Google launched an app called Google Action Blocks in May that uses Google Assistant and Android commands to help older people quickly perform mobile tasks, making Android simpler and more practical.

Google Launches Action Blocks: Making Android More Friendly to Older People

With Google Action Blocks, children can add shortcut buttons to older people’s phones that perform a variety of tasks. Google Action Blocks features (you can add buttons to the home screen of your Android phone).

– Play videos (e.g. x videos on YouTube, x movies on Google Play Movies).

– Make a call (call mom, call Jeremy on Skype).

– Play music (specific tracks, music categories, play music on Spotify, YouTube, etc.)

– Set the alarm

– Create a reminder

– Open calendar

– Set the temperature (connect to your tracker)

– On/off the lights

– Get the navigation direction

– Open APP

– Send a specific text message

The text text message feature with the “”””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””” For example: “Please come to the grocery store to pick me up now.” “Or the old man can send a text message to his son or daughter: “Call me video chat now” and so on.

You might ask, why do I need a button to open an app? Can’t I just open the app icon? Yes, you can, but the Action Block button can do big. Action Blocks can create widgets that can be readjusted — you can resize as you want.