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

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Google Voice Search no longer automatically takes action

I was recently using my phone and noticed something odd. Previously, when I used Google Voice Search, and I said something like "Set a timer for 10 minutes", my phone would recognize that I wanted to ...
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Built-in google search fails to find installed applications (for convenient launching)

I used to use the built-in android google search to launch applications - I just typed the app's name in the google search box on the home screen, and as I started typing app name, it showed the app ...
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Not able to use Google Now through mobile network

My device OS is KitKat 4.4.4 and I just installed Google Now and set as default launcher. Because of I live in Turkey and Google Now is not supported here officially; I set my input language as ...
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Tasker: How to disable profile while phone is locked

guys, I have started using Tasker,and I absolutely love it. I figured out I could write a recipe for me to start Google Now bt simply shaking the phone, and it worked. One problem, though. If the ...
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How can see Google Now flights cards on my LG G2?

How can see flights cards on my LG G2? I have Google Search, Google Now Launcher and G+ as well. I was looking at this article on how to activate flight search, but I don't see these settings on my ...
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Change which AppDrawer is started (Google Now Launcher)

I've recently installed Beautiful Drawer because I would like to categorize my Apps in the Drawer. I'm using a Nexus 5 with Kitkat and the default Google Now launcher. My phone is not rooted. Is it ...
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My phone pronounces my name wrong!

I use Google Now quite a lot and it pronounces my name wrong. This doesn't surprise me... no one reads my name correctly. However, I think I should be able to tell my own phone how to pronounce it! ...
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Google now crashes on sony xperia m after update to JB 4.3

I have got Sony Xperia M (C1904) it was first with JB 4.1 update. I got very soon update to JB 4.2.2 and google now crash when keep long touch on home button. I got another update to JB 4.3 same ...
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How do I add more locations for weather updates in Google Now?

Currently, Google Now shows me weather updates of my home and work locations. However, I want to add more locations for weather updates. But I couldn't find any setting regarding the same? Is it ...
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How do I erase my work location from Google Now?

I'm between jobs and, as a result, no longer want Google Now to keep telling me when I should leave for work, how long it will take me to travel there and that I'm running late. I can remove my work ...
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Why doesn't Google Now's place-specific reminders remember my home location?

I have my home and work locations set. These show up accurately in Google Maps and also in Google Now if I go "Wand" -> "Places" at the bottom. However, whenever I go to set a place-specific ...
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Add shortcuts to home button long press menu

Is there a way to add app launchers to the stock android's home button long press menu? I know you're able to do this in CM, but there must be some Xposed module, right?
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Voice commands in google now like “How tall is Barack Obama” etc. not working

I've had my Nexus 5 ever since is got released. The "Okay Google" command works, but when I ask voice commands like "How tall is Barack Obama", or "Drive to work" it's just parsing the words to search ...
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How does Google Now retrieve public transit information?

I just activated Google Now and turned on location access, and found that it showed cards about public transit that was due at the stop I was waiting at. Chennai city as of now doesn't contain live ...
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“Ok Google” voice action bugs - Reminder voice action gives me a Google search

Ok, so here're my issues with "Ok Google" on the Nexus 5: When I say - "Ok Google" Remind me to call XYZ at Work, the reminder page does not pop up. It does a Google search. On the other hand, if I ...
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Google Photos Auto-Backup Exclude folder

I have Auto Backup enabled in Google Now for Photos. I also have Local Folders enabled so that photos produced by apps other than the camera get backed up too. However, this then includes photos and ...
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Set default “Add” calendar for google now

How do I make Google now add events (when I say "Add event for monday at 2") to my work calendar instead of my personal gmail one?
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Google Now Data Privacy

What extra data does Google Now collect once it's been activated? I am aware of Location Data, and corroboration of Google Products data. This data was explicitly volunteered by the user. ...
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Hide search google search bar on nexus 5

Running slimkat modded rom 4.4.2 I would like to keep full functionality of google now, but just hide the srarch bar from view on the home screen (clean screen, with no "say 'ok google' " on top of ...
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Error with rotation in Google Now Launcher

I have a Google Nexus 10, 16GB, with Android KitKat, v4.4.2. Yesterday I installed Google Now Launcher and when the launcher is rotated the wallpaper does not fit the screen properly in portrait mode. ...
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Google Now launches when headphones are plugged in

I recently got a new LG G2 from T-Mobile and it worked perfectly fine but now When ever I plug in my headphones it randomly opens Google Now. It always says "speak to search" or it turns the music or ...
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Can I enable OK Google in my Nexus 5 even when phone is locked?

I actually like OK Google, and would like to have it available even when the phone is locked / screen is off. Anyway to do that? Thanks! :)
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Can I get Google Now reminders to be sent via email or popup on desktop gmail as well?

My primary workflow revolves around my desktop, and my Gmail. Is there a wait to get Google Now to interpret "Remind me to do laundry in 2 hours", as "Don't just blip on my phone where I may not be ...
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Google Now, gives walking directions for car rides

Google Now likes to tell me how to get somewhere on time, except it tells me how to do it by walking and suggests I leave 3-6 hours earlier than I should to realistically reach a destination. How do I ...
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Update work address

I configured my work address and now I can't change it. Sometimes Now shows me: "15 minutes to work" and the route, but it is the old one. In and older version of Android you could just hold for a sec ...
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Google now frequent crash

I have installed Google now in CM 11 beta 5 running in htc explorer ,every time I make a search it freezes and crashes.I have rebooted again and again but no relief .it keeps on crashing.Can any one ...
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Nexus 5 “Ok Google” voice output in a non-English US language

I'm trying the have vocal output from my nexus 5 with a non english system language. If my system language is English(US) I say "ok google" and it opens google now, I say "what's the weather like ...
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What is the file location of the sound files used in the Google Now application

I am trying to find the audio file that is played immediately after you manually start audio input via tapping the round microphone button on the search line of the Google Now application or saying ...
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Google now cards

I have recently added in google now app in mynote 3 and found its working and helping me in my daily work. By any unknown command I swipe the informatiom on the card it appears for me . Now whn I ...
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Is it possible to disable the “Activate Google Now” reminder every time you use “Google Search Widget”?

I've started to use Android 4.X for the first time (after being a long term Android 2.3.X user) and some things are new to me. One of the things that annoy me more is the "new Google Search Widget", ...
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Google Now reminder sound settings

Is there a way to set a Google Now reminder so it makes a sound through phone speakers even when headphones are plugged in? Like alarm does? The problem for me is that I always have headphones ...
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Get back cards in google now

I turned off navigation suggestions in google now by mistake. I hit never show this card again. I was driving, honest mistake :P Now is there any way to get them back? I have tried anything I can ...
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Bitcoin Exchange rate for Google Now?

I have several stocks that I follow on Google Now. I was wondering if anyone knows how to add exchange rates for other currencies such as Bitcoin to it? I have googled it of course but the results ...
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No Google Now Hotword Detection on Moto X

I've checked this solution, but it hasn't worked for me. After updating to 4.4, my Moto X Google Now has lost the "OK Google" hotword function. "OK Google Now" on the Moto X system still works, but I ...
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Hotword detection of google now / search not woking

After switching to a new ROM I restored Google Now using Titanium backup but however I no longer have hotword detection enabled neither do I have the option to enable it (It is simply missing)! It ...
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Too many repeat notifications from Google Now

I do appreciate a lot when Google Now tells me when my team plays but the thing is.. every game shows me like 4 notification. I clear it and then it comes back again. I don't like most notifications, ...
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How to remove useless space after removing google now search bar?

Please tell me there is a way to get rid of that blank space that was left after I removed the google now search bar from my Moto G running 4.3. I managed to deactivate it via the apps' settings, and ...
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Google Now ignoring my Other calendars

When I ask Google Now to tell me my appointments, it tells me appointments from some of my calendars, but not Other ones added from URL. How can I get it to recognise these other calendars?
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Custom Launcher that supports Google Now integration?

I just upgraded to a Nexus 5 and am setting up my launcher + icons. Right now I'm using Nova Launcher, and a like a lot of things about it, but it's lacking in Google Now integration. Two things in ...
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How can I only show certain cards/notifications on a specific device?

I have a couple of Android devices - a HTC One as my phone and a Nexus 7 as a tablet. Both devices have Google Now on them and the Calendar application. I got my phone first, and set up a variety of ...
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“Google Now” missing on Motorola Droid Razr

I have a Motorola Droid Razr Maxx HD (Verizon), and it is running firmware version 4.1.2 (not rooted). I don't have Google Now on my device, even though it is running 4.1. Why isn't Google Now ...
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How do I prevent KitKat from showing two alarm icons in the notification bar?

I have Nexus 5 with KitKat. When I set an alarm with Google Now, I see this: Why is there two icons? How can I fix this?
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Use Tasker with “OK Google” on Nexus 5

OK guys, I have searched and searched but cannot find an answer to this question. I want to link the "OK Google" phrase that starts a Google Now search on the Nexus 5 to Tasker, or more specifically ...
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Why does Google Now display my “Home” and “Work” locations inaccurately?

I'm in my home all day, every day, as are my internet-capable devices such as phone, Chromebook, etcetera, etcetera. Yet, when I click the magic wand at the bottom of Google Now (settings), it ...
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Can I configure Google Now to recognize contacts by their phonetic name?

I have a lot of friends with names and surnames that Google Now cannot recognize, so I added an entry for their phonetic name. When I say "Okay, Google" and then "call (phonetic name)", Google ...
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Google Now says it's not available in my country

On my Xiaomi M2A, Google Now complains that it's not available in my country. I know for a fact that Google Now is available in the Netherlands, because it works fine on my Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet. ...
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Is my phone listening to me?

I've recently received a Nexus 5, which touts very tight Google Now integration. This weekend I've been visiting my parents. We had a discussion about a local restaurant which they went to last night. ...
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Google Now has no speech on Galaxy Note 3

I have a Galaxy Note 3, and Google Now has no speech. The "Google Search" app is up to date from the Play Store. All of my volumes are set to maximum. I have gone into Google Now settings and ...
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Move Google Now screen in 4.4 (KitKat)

Is it possible to move the location of the new "Google Now Screen" in KitKat? The screen is typically left of the home screen. What I want to achieve is, that it moves 1 screen further left, giving ...
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Google Now on the LG G2

Yesterday I bought a new LG G2 device and I wanted to turn on the Google Now feature, sadly, my Google Search app settings does not show any sign of Now switch. How can I turn on the Google Now ...