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

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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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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? [closed]

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 ...
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Google Now reminders … view/edit/create on desktop?

Is there any way to access my Google Now reminders from the desktop via browser?
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How to set google now to use the media volume instead of system volume?

For a long time I thought something is wrong with Google now that it doesn't say anything when I ask it questions. Now I've finally found out the reason - it uses the system volume instead of the ...
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How to access Google Now settings on Nexus 10?

The Google app requires a menu button (like I have on my Galaxy S4) to access options menu and edit Google Now settings. However, on my Nexus 10 I do not have an option button. Most apps have the "3 ...
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How do I hide “Show Sample Cards” in Google Now?

It's been months, I really don't need samples anymore. Is there any way to completely hide the link? I've checked all the settings and cannot find anything.
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How can I fix Google Speech Recotnition misbehaving: When it starts SR it freezes

Symptoms If I launch Google Now it seems OK (I can scroll the list of Cards, etc.) but if speak "google" it does not start voice recognition and it freezes (can't scroll the 'cards' down, etc.) or ...
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How t o get Google Now fetch info from Calendar?

Google recently announced "Now, just ask Google for your flights, reservations, package delivery info, and more We can instantly fetch this stuff for you if it’s in your Gmail, Google Calendar, ...
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Shortcut/Widget to set a reminder in Google Now

I use Google Now to set reminders quite often. At times when I'd rather not be talking at my phone to add a reminder, I wish I could have a button on my homescreen that would take me straight to the ...
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Would Non-Open Handset Alliance android phones have google now?

I understand that whilst android is free and open source, in order to use Google services, an OEM has to be approved to join the open handset alliance. One of the biggest additions to android for ...
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Multiple Locations in Google Now

With Google Now, more specifically, the "time to home" card, is there a way that you can add more locations than Work and Home? I found it set home by itself, and then later I stumbled upon how to ...
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Google Now for GingerBread?

Is it possible to get Google Now on old phones ? It really sounds amazing.I would love to try it out :) I found this for ICS. - http://techzei.com/get-google-now-on-android-4-0-ice-cream-sandwich/
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What happened to camera search on Google Now?

It used to be under Settings, there was a Search With Camera option which would boot up the camera and allow you to take a photo which you could search with. Since the last google now update, I can't ...
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Why my Google Now on my Motorola Razr D3 will not reply with voice?

I just saw this vídeo about Google Now, but I don't have the same behavior on my Motorola Razr D3, with Android 4.1.2. I got the search results, but with no voice reply. Is it the voice reply ...
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Where does Google Now get its weather data?

What source/data provider does Google use for its weather data for Google Now (and other services)? I've checked its forecasts against weather.gov, weather.com, accuweather.com, wunderground.com, and ...
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Google Now suggest I leave work early every day

I have flexible working hours. My work days are eight hours. I usually arrive at work between 8 and 10 am. That means I should leave at 4 pm or 6 pm. Google Now, however, insist that I should leave ...
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How Do I Turn Off Google Now Card Notifications?

How do I turn off Google Card notifications? Let's say I search for an address - Google will then show me a card in the notification area with driving directions to that location. I don't want the ...
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Google Now “time to leave” notifications are late

When I first got my Nexus 4, the "time to leave" notifications from Google Now were reasonable. I'd get a notification at 9:30am saying that I should leave at 9:45am for a calendar appointment. After ...
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Google Now suddenly disappeared

I'm running Android 4.2.2 on a Galaxy Nexus with the February 13, 2013 update of Google Search installed. Google Now was working great until it suddenly ceased to appear today. Widgets now display ...
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Is there a way to sync a WebCal to “My Calendars” in Google Calendar

Currently I subscribe to a few WebCal links that a sports league I play in provides, so if my games get rescheduled, my calendar will always be up to date. I would like to receive notifications for ...
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How do I remove stocks from the stock card settings in Google Now?

I have added some stocks to the stock card settings that I want to remove, how do I do that? There is no obvious way, I tried long press & swiping but those gestures do nothing.
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Google Now menu flashes quickly

I have a Galaxy Note 2. When I go to Google Now and use the soft key to access its menu to get to the settings, the menu just flashes. I can't get it to stay on the screen long enough to hit the ...
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Problem with Google Now in Tab 2

I have a Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 which I have updated to the official jellybean provided by Samsung, it is supposed to have Google Now but I cant see the cards on opening the the app. Can anyone help me out ...
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Google Now Choosing Weird Route

For at least a month or two, my Razr Maxx HD running the stock firmware Android 4.1.1 (9.1.41.XT926.Verizon.en.US) has done a great job at telling me how long it'll take to get home. I know the route ...