Google Assistant ~ Display Shipping Info?

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  1. Sajo

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    Here's a question for my fellow tech-heads. This question is related to newer phones running the Google Assistant, not Google Now. With my Z Force, and all former phones running Google Now since 2013, Google Now would show a Shipping Info / Order Status "card" if the shipping info was in a G Mail message. It worked beautifully & simply. Swipe open Google Now and cards were automatically displayed with shipping info (as long as the "Order Has Shipped... email was a G mail message). It just plain worked great, for many years. Now that new phones run Google Assistant out-of-the-box I cannot get Assistant to show any Shipping / Order Status "cards". I have read every recommendation on the Google Support Forums; they all say that if the e-mail is in your G Mail Inbox it "should work" just like Google Now. I have spent hours adjusting my Google app settings and no luck. I currently have 4 "Your Order Has Shipped.." messages in my G Mail Inbox and Assistant doesn't show anything related to Orders or shipping. If I ask Assistant to 'track my packages' it just opens a search page with links to USPS, UPS, FedEx, etc. Has anyone running a phone with Assistant found a way to make Assistant show Shipping / Order Status cards with tracking info the way Google Now did?

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    My shipments don't like being tracked, especially if they are over a Kilo. :) Got to love a useless, inane post.
     
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    I've not seen any shipping cards I don't think ever or if so I don't remember... Flights and all other stuff yes... Hmmm

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    I think it's one of those things that Google Now did very well and just hasn't been fully incorporated into Assistant; but the Google Support team doesn't seem to realize that.

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