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You Can Cast ‘Harry Potter’ Spells Using Your Android Phone As Your Wand With Google’s Voice Command
If you have already enjoyed the Halloween spirit with Google’s 2016 Halloween “game doodle” and would like to move into something more magical, Android is here to help you. And if you’re a Harry Potter fan, you are in for a double bonanza.
Google in partnership with Warner Bros. Pictures, is offering you a chance to cast Harry Potter spells using your Android smartphone. Using your Android smartphone as a wand and Google Voice, you can cast some awesome spells.
How to cast Harry Potter spells using Android Smartphone?
Using your Android smartphone and Google Voice you can cast three Harry Potter spells and surprise your friends. The three spells are Lumos, Nox, and Silencio and all you need to do is this :
Start Google Now voice assistant and simply say “Ok Google, Lumos” to turn on your phone’s flashlight. To turn off the same, say “Ok Google Nox” and it will promptly turn the light off. Executing the “Silencio” mutes your phone’s alert and notifications.
Google has introduced the magic spells on Android-powered devices to promote the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them film. It is already available, and there is no need to download any update.
Aside from the spells, Google will also let you use Maps’ Street View to around the 1926 New York, the period when the Fantastic Beasts storyline happened.
“Fans can visit MACUSA (Magical Congress of the USA); Steen National Bank, where Newt first meets Jacob Kowalski; the underground speakeasy The Blind Pig; and the magical apartment of Tina and Queenie Goldstein, two of the film’s key characters,” Google explained.
Google also promised to release Fantastic Beasts offerings the entire month of November. These include the Fantastic Beasts sticker pack for Google Allo. YouTube users will be treated to some exciting magical extravaganza with popular creators publishing contents inspired by the wizarding world and Newt’s extraordinary adventure. You can also follow Newt’s footsteps and hunt for monsters on your own, you can start by using Google Search.