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Google Assistant Support

Discussion in 'Asuswrt-Merlin' started by dunbro, Feb 22, 2020.

  1. dunbro

    dunbro Occasional Visitor

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    As the title suggests, when will Merlin support Google Assistant? Everything else in my home can be controlled by my voice except my router (RT-AC68U).
     
  2. L&LD

    L&LD Part of the Furniture

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    I hope never. :)
     
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  3. dunbro

    dunbro Occasional Visitor

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    Luddite :p
     
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  4. AndreiV

    AndreiV Very Senior Member

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    You need to purchase one of the ASUS routers that already support Alexa

    Merlin can't add what is closed source code to your device and make the necessary hardware changes either.
     
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  5. Butterfly Bones

    Butterfly Bones Very Senior Member

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    Read this and a few posts down for all related RMerlin posts.
    https://www.snbforums.com/threads/ifttt-and-384-6.48370/#post-424427

    Now search for "Alexa" posts by RMerlin. Now search for "IFTTT" posts by RMerlin.
     
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  6. dunbro

    dunbro Occasional Visitor

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    Thought so, no need for a new router yet so will have to wait a while ;)