"Google Now" is an intelligent personal assistant available for Google's Android operating system.

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How to remove the Google Now search bar from Nexus 5

My Nexus 5 has a useless and space-wasting Google Now search bar: QUESTION: How can I remove the Google bar? My rooted Nexus 5 runs stock Android 5.1.1, and I would rather get rid of Google Now if ...
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How to troubleshoot “okay google everywhere” missing from voice settings?

This is what I see: (Click image to enlarge) And this is what I would like to see: I am using Motorola Moto G 3rd generation (2015), 1 GB RAM, 8 GB storage; XT1541 I have already tried a few ...
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Google Now - “no app found to open url”

I've been having this problem for about two days. It started happening at random and I've not been able to find solution to the problem. Basically if I try to open a link to a website that has an ...
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How to run Google now in backgroud?

I don't know where to ask the question, so if you want to migrate it to SO or software recommendations please do so. If what I'm asking for requires programming, I can do that, if it requires root, I ...
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Unable to change notification settings for Google App

I'm unable to change the notification sound of Google App. I rebooted the phone in safe mode to figure out if it's happening due to any bloatware but it doesn't seem so. After a while the notification ...
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Can I change the font color of my Google Now card?

So in the From and Arriving on my Google now time cards, the values I put in are white. Which makes them unreadable. Is there some way that I can change the text or card color so it is actually ...
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How can I sort or prioritize cards in the Google Now cards?

I'm actively usign Google Now cards and subscribed to Weather updates, Sports news, etc. But everytime I open Google Now app its shows me cards sorted in different ways. Sometimes Weather is shown as ...
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Google now not getting all the sentence

After I'm saying 'OK Google' and it starts listening, I want him to search something for example. The problem is, when I say a bit more than a few words, it's being cut in the middle. If for example ...
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Launch google now into listen mode by holding home button like in iOS

I just switched from iOS to android 5.0. With Siri, you are able to hold the home button (from the lock screen or otherwise) and it will immediately start listening for a command. I would like this ...
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How to activate Google now voice commands from the lock screen like siri?

I just switched from an iPhone, and I want my android to have the same behavior as iOS where you hold the home button, and siri starts listening. With my android, I have to wake up and unlock the ...
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Google Now in other languages?

What plans does Google have to support Google Now in other languages. This would be especially important for people who need to use the device without looking at the screen. On my Samsung Galaxy ...
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How do I save a Google now suggestion so I can read it later?

Google now has started giving me suggestions to interesting articles, but I only seem to see them during the day when I'm working and don't have time to read them. How do I save them for reading ...
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How to use PC mic to trigger android google

I have setup many tasker profiles and tasks etc. with AutoVoice to trigger with Google Now. I have recently acquired a wireless headset and I feel it would be more pratical if I could use the mic in ...
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Google Now Launcher is not displayed in Bluestacks emulator

I have latest version of Bluestacks emulator(v 0.9.25.5401) installed on my Windows PC 64bit. I installed Google Now laucher from the playstore in the bluestacks. And after installing the launcher it ...
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Get rid of Google Now Cards nag from Google Search

It seems that Google recently updated Google Search on Android to set up "Now Cards". I have no intention of enabling this. I've disabled it in the Google Search settings, but it continues to nag me ...
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How can I backup and restore Google Now Launcher home-screen layouts?

The only times I've seen a successful restore of the Google Now Launcher home-screen layout is when it is the default launcher from the onset as the installer goes through it's motions. Restoring a ...
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How to write an intinerary email that Gmail will recognize [closed]

I want to email myself some flight details. How can I write the email so that Gmail will recognize the flights and make an auto event? Or, how do I make Inbox recognize it as a travel category email? ...
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Droid Turbo Bluetooth Microphone with Touchless Controls?

Can you use a bluetooth microphone to activate the touchless controls on the Droid Turbo? ("The "Ok Google Now" feature)
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Cannot set reminder in Google Now; can't reach Google at the moment [duplicate]

For past few days I couldn't able to set reminder in Google now. Whenever I add reminder manually or through voice, it just says Reminders not set. Can't reach Google at the moment.
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OnePlus One Swiping left to open google now, opens keyboard

When I swype left on the home screen to open 'Google Now', it will automatically open my keyboard with cursor at the search box, and it displays 3 of me search history... and underneath I have all my ...
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Google now home button rearrangement

My Android just stopped to open Google now screen on long home button press. How do I reenable it?
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Google Now Stopped Working

Recently the Google Now Launcher stopped working. I had all the cards set up and working fine. Not sure why but Google now stopped working. I get an edit telling me " can't load search results" I also ...
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Why don't I have a “Search with Google.com” setting?

I'm constantly getting "Can't reach Google at the moment" (when voice searching) and "Can't load search results" (when text searching) error messages in my Google Search app. I'm trying to follow the ...
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Get to system settings in google now launcher

How do I get to the normal system settings? I seem only be able to find search settings.
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How can I add a Google Now card from corresponding search result card?

I am interested in exchange rates for some currency pairs. So I would like to see updates for them in my Google Now. Google search result for query usd eur gives nice card (as shown in the picture ...
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Trigger specified Google Now voice command from Tasker

I'm trying to create an auto-reply for certain Hangouts messages (NOT texts). I can read the notification and determine whether it's a message I want to auto-reply to, but I don't know how to actually ...
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Why aren't some launchers compatible with some devices?

I was reading the reviews of the Google Now Launcher where they have stated that after installing the launcher the device has audio issues. I did not understand how can a launcher affect the ...
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How do I use ok Google with SoundHound?

If I ask "ok Google, what song is this?" it will tell me. However, I prefer to use SoundHound (because I have the paid version, and it stores my searches for later retrieval, and it links to spotify ...
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Why is Google now not Google searching anymore?

I was messing around with some of the Google now applications that let you do certain tasks with Google now. For example, turn on the flashlight. Now, when I say something into Google Now to search ...
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How do I force Google Now to show updates from certain websites?

Google Now gives me updates for blogs that I visit regularly. But it's not very predictable in which websites it monitors. I see cards for SMBC and Channelate regularly, but not for xkcd. How can I ...
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Can I see business hours in my local timezone on Google Now and Maps?

It would be useful to have a business's hours displayed in both the business's timezone and my own. As of now, search results only shows the time in the business's timezone, forcing me to convert ...
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Unable to sign into google

I am unable to sign into google because every time it says they it cannot establish a secure connection... I have a micromax canvas a1 and this problem is occurring ever since I rooted my phone... It ...
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cannot open google now

I have Samsung Galaxy S2 Plus(GT-I9105) with rooted stock android 4.1.2. So I thought of replacing touchwiz with Google Now Launcher. So, I installed Google Now from Play store. When I try to open ...
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Speech recognition not working in Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G

Has anyone experienced it before? The speech recognition (Google Now and speech input) is not working in Redmi Note 4G at all. I've tried cleaning cache, re-training, re-authentication, etc. but every ...
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Clock app set Smart option as default

Is there a way to make the option Smart Alarm (starts low and slowly turns up the volume) checked by default in the Clock app (the one that comes with Android)? I love this option, and I marked it on ...
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How can I get metric results in Google now in all cases?

When I ask Google now a question relating to, for example, distance it will give the result in Imperial units if one end of the query is in the U.S. For example Sydney -> Washington D.C. will give the ...
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How to make Google Now re-import icons from previous launcher?

I installed Google Now on my GS4 GPE w/ Lollipop 5.0 and accidentally chose "Start Fresh" instead of importing icons from the stock launcher (5.0 lollipop launcher.) I uninstalled and reinstalled Now ...
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Google now on moto 360 thinks i am talking in arabic

Everytime I say somehting to my moto 360, it thinks I said something in arabic and searches for something absurd in arabic. How can I change that? I don't remember ever setting it to arabic
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Saying “Call Joe Bloggs” doesn't work on Huawei Y330

I bought my grandad a cheap Android phone - a Huawei Ascend Y330 - for Christmas. He likes Google Now a lot, but for some reason the command Call <somebody in his phone book> isn't working. ...
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“Can't reach Google at the moment” when using Google Now

I have Nexus 4 running on Lollipop 5.0. Everytime I input a command via voice, or typing to set a reminder in Google Now, I get Can't reach Google at the moment I've changed languages from ...
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Renaming the “OK Google” voice command

I have several Android devices: I would like to have a different voice command for each device to turn on the voice search. Is there any way to rename the voice command “OK Google”? I use Android ...
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Google Now Stops Speaking Before the Middle of the Sentence

Whenever I give any command or ask anything from Google Now, it stops speaking at the middle of the sentence. Suppose, I ask her—"What's the time in New York right now?", she responds-"The time is ...
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How do I navigate to a contacts address using my voice

This seems like it should be easy but I'd I say to Google now or the Google search all "Navigate to Contact Name" it just does a Google search. Contact is saved and synced to Google. Doesn't seem to ...
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Prevent google now from opening on menu+letter hotkey

I have this irritating problem that just started. I've been using the menu+v hotkey to paste data from the buffer, but all of the sudden now when I press menu+v or even menu+anyletter Google now ...
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Why does Google Now never think that I will arrive on time?

I have a Nexus 5 running Android 5.0.1. Whenever a notification appears in Google Now about an upcoming event, it always tells me "The transportation mode you selected will not let you arrive on ...
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How to fix the problem of Google Now?

I am using nexus5 with android 5.0. But in fact i cannot use the Google now service that says that network error. I had already search about this problem, but no one can really solve it? Does any ...
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Remove Google Search Bar on Nexus devices running on stock Lollipop

I have been reading for days about how to remove the Google Search Bar from the top of my Nexus 6 since I never use it. I have gotten mixed answers on exactly what file to delete and where it is. I ...
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Google Now option “Contact recognition” is not visible on my HTC One (M7)

I have a HTC One (M7) and just purchased an LG G Watch R. The combination is working fine, except for the fact that my contacts are not recognized when speaking via "OK, Google". I wrote a mail to ...
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Google Now Accent Bug (Lollipop 5.0)

I updated to Android 5.0 yesterday on my Nexus 5. I am from the UK, hence I have my languages set to "English (UK)" where possible, including the voice of Google Now, which has the accent of an ...
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Google Voice, Hangouts, Google Now, Not playing well together

I am having issues getting google now, google voice, and google hangouts to play well together. When ever I say "OK google now, send a text to..., (insert message)", I am given the option to send the ...