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

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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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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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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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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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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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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 it, ...
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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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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. It'...
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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 4.4....
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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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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 time"...
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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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How to use your voice to add items to a shopping list?

With iOS Siri, you can say "Add tomatoes to my shopping list" and it will add it to a list titled "Shopping List" in the "Notes" app, easy. In Android, using S Voice or Google Voice, if you say "Add ...
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How Do I navigate using Waze using a voice assistant app (Google Now/AI Assistant)?

Samsung S5, fully up to date. All defaults have been cleared for Google Search, Waze, and Google Maps. However if you speak "Ok Google", "Take me home" then tap to navigate, it will ONLY open Google ...
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Change Moto X's Google Now Voice

I'm Mexican but I really hate the Spanish voice that my Moto X uses by default, is there any way I can change it to English?
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Google now showing wrong Home address

Ive updated my home address in google now and maps after i moved recently but google now keeps showing me cards for my old Home address. Any suggestions on fixing this?
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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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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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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 reminder,...
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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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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 ...