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Can other people using my Portal see and access my voice interactions and settings?

This article applies to Portaland Portal TV

You can share Portal with others by adding other Portal profiles to Portal so that other people can connect their Facebook, WhatsApp, or Workplace accounts to Portal. Anyone with a Portal profile will be able to see, hear and delete your voice interactions stored in the Portal activity log. They can also change Assistant settings, including the voice interaction storage setting.

If you or another profile on your account turns off voice interaction storage, no voice interactions will be stored for anyone who uses Portal voice commands. If you or another profile on your account turns on voice interaction storage, all Portal voice interactions will be stored. If you or another profile on your account is removed from Portal, that person will no longer be able to perform these actions. Learn how to add profiles to Portal.

You can set Portal voice assistant to respond to “Hey Facebook” or “Hey Portal.” Learn how to change your voice assistant settings. “Hey Portal” and "Hey Facebook" availability varies. Learn more about “Hey Portal” and "Hey Facebook" availability.

Note: If your Portal is connected only to your WhatsApp account (and not to a Facebook account) or your voice interaction occurs during a WhatsApp call, your “Hey Portal” and "Hey Facebook" voice interactions are not stored or accessible.

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Last updated February 25, 2021
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