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Despite having some restrictions, Google Assistant has stood up to the task during my test on iOS devices. Many of you may have already taken it for a spin and got a fair amount of idea about its functionality. But, do you know that you can set home and work location in Google Assistant on your iPhone to ask it for traffic updates and directions?

Once you have added a location, you can ask the Assistant to quickly let you know the latest traffic updates for that place. It would help you easily avoid getting stuck in jam-packed traffic and also save plenty of valuable time.

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How to Set Home or Work Location in Google Assistant on iPhone and iPadHow to Add Home or Work Location in Google Assistant for Traffic Updates on iPhone/iPad

Step #1. Launch Google Assistant on your iOS device.

Launch Google Assistant on your iOS deviceStep #2. Next, you need to tap on the tiny circle button at the top right corner of the screen.

Tap on the tiny circle button at the top right cornerStep #3. Now, tap on the menu button (looks like three horizontal dots) at the top right corner.

Tap on the menu button at the top right cornerStep #4. Next, you need to tap on Settings.

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Tap on Settings in Google Assistant appStep #5. Next up, tap on Personal Info.

Tap on Personal Info under SettingsStep #6. Tap on Home & work location.

Tap on Home & work location

Step #7. Now, you need to add your home and work location.

If you have used Google Maps, you will see your home and work locations. Tap on the Home/Work field. Then, add the location. Make sure to tap on OK to confirm.

Tap on the Work field and add the location then tap on OK to confirmThat's all there is to it!

Wrap up:

Google Assistant is really smart and able to answer queries and carry out the assigned task with ease. As an iPhone user, I'm very glad about its arrival on iOS. It's now in direct competition with Siri on iOS devices. I believe this cut-throat competition will not just help users but also make both these top-notch virtual assistants perform better. What's your take on it?

Haven't got started with Google Assistant as yet on your iPhone? Follow this complete guide to set up and use Assistant on iOS devices. (You may also want to catch up with Siri-Smart Speaker features.)

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