For a while now, you’ve been able to set up what Google calls Voice Match with the Google Assistant. It recognizes your voice and gives you personalized results, both on smart speakers and smartphones. It would also let you unlock phones to perform actions like making phone calls and sending text messages just by saying “okay, Google” — but that feature isn’t available on the Pixel 3.
The option to “Unlock with Voice Match” that was present in the Pixel 2’s settings has been replaced with “Lock screen personal results” on the Pixel 3. Read MorePixel 3 drops support for Voice Match unlocking was written by the awesome team at Android Police.