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

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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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Changing the Google Now voice back to male?

Not sure why, but today the voice on Google Now has changed from a male to a female. I'm in the UK and before I had a male with a British accent but now that's changed to an American female. I can ...
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Google Now reminders will not store the hour

I can reproduce this issue consistently each time. Using Google Now to store a reminder (either via voice input or by keyboard) will correctly store the title and the date, but not the hour. If I ...
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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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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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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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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 manage Stocks broken

I have a stock that I accidentally added to my Google Now stock card. I would like to remove this stock from the card. However, when I go into the Stock card's settings, I don't see the list of stocks ...
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Google Now not Speaking or Executing Comand

My Google Now for some time ago stopped speaking and executing commands. When I do a command like 'set timer for ten minutes from now' it only searches Google for the text. Same for 'play Jimi ...
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How to get rid of search bar on home screen in 6.0

I have already tried options mentioned in many other answers here/ posts online. I have a nexus 5 disable google now: option is disabled use custom launcher: shows even in Nova launcher! Edit: here ...
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google photos backup from android device (specific folder on android to specific album on photos)

I have a folder on my android device where I take the same picture everyday that I'd like to be auto-backed up to my google photos collection but I'd like for these to all remain inside their own ...
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How to store reminders from google now offline?

I find it very convenient to set reminders using voice "ok google" with Google Now. However, I cannot seem to get it to work when I do not have an internet connection. Is there a way I can set ...
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How do I turn off Stories to Read in Google Now?

I do not want to see the Stories To Read cards in Google now. Is there any way to turn this feature off? I can only see an option to turn it off for particular websites.
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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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How do I dial phone numbers with extensions with Google Now?

I am helping my visually impaired brother setting up his Samsung S7 with voice commands. Google Now works pretty well for dialing, it can both dial stored contacts and new numbers by dictating the ...
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Selfie stick button causes google now to listen

I am using motorola E (2nd gen). i have a selfie stick with audio jack port. when i attach the selfie stick, and hit the button on the stick, it displays a window where it says listening... and ...
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How can I make Google Now talk back in other languages than English?

My brother is getting gradually blind from diabetes and I want to help him setting up his phone (Samsung S6) with Google Now so he can voice-control it. Apparently Google Now can only talk back if ...
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Google Now reminders and alarms are always offset by exactly 1 hour

As the title says. Since a couple of weeks now, every time I use the Google Now voice widget on my home screen to add a reminder or an alarm, they are offset by 1 hour. For example, I say 'remind me ...
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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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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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Google Now places a notification in my tray for weather and commute times - can I make it do the same for reminders?

I've noticed that Google does a great job of providing me with relevent information depending on where I am and the time of day. I can go to the Google Now page and I can see relevent reminders, ...
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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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How to replace Google Now to TouchWiz?

I'm using Samsung Galaxy S4 on Android 5.1 Lollipop. I found Google Now in settings and I decided to check what is it. Now settings interface has changed and I don't know how can I replace Google Now ...
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How do I edit my home address for Google Now/Maps/Latitude?

I just upgraded to the Galaxy Nexus. In the new Google Now, the traffic for my home destination is listed incorrectly. I also noticed that the Home address for myself under the People listing is ...
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Google Now confused about my texts

I know that the last SMS I received was spam from the local pizza takeout; before that was a message from Joe. If I ask "Ok Google; read my last text" it replies that "You have one last text message; ...
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The Tab Switcher in Google Chrome on Moto G(3rd Gen) is stuck in accessibility mode

Ever since my phone came from Motorola service centre after a SIM slot repair some things are wrong with it. 1)Like the title says, Google Chrome's tab switcher is stuck in accessiblity mode. I've ...
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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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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 disable Google Now Cards?

I find Google Now Cards annoying. How may I disable them?
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Google Now doesn't listen for answers

I sometimes have an issue where I launch a command using a Google Now, and it asks for follow-up info (for instance, "What's the message?" when my command was "Send a message to xxx"), but it doesn't ...
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“ok google” keeps promting for email message

I tried to send an email with Google Now today. When it prompted me for the message, I would give it--and it would put the message in the subject and prompt for the message body again and again. ...
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Phone reacts to “OK” without “Google”

I need to change the voice command from OK Google to something else. It reacts to my voice in meetings when I answer OK. That is a problem!!
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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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“Google Now” swipe from Home button is not working in Marshmallow

After updating to Marshmallow I was playing around with settings. I don't know what I changed, but now when I swipe from the bottom, "Google Now" is not coming. I used to assign that with Greenify to ...
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What have i done wrong in this Tasker profile?

I'm trying to activate a recorder app with voice commands. I'm using Google Now and Autovoice Recognized for the voice command (via my bluetooth headset) and Autoinput to open and stop the app ...
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Mapping a key for calling the recent apps list

I have a new Nubia phone. After I installed Google Now, it overwrote the middle key long tap so that it shows the Now screen but I became unable to switch between recent apps. Moreover, the apps like ...
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Google Now screen is blank (Nexus 7, Android 4.2)

I've got a Nexus 7 upgraded to Android 4.2. When I swipe up from the home button to launch Google Now I just get a blank screen with a search bar at the top. I don't see the "Get Google Now" screen ...
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Google Now integration with Ford

I am attempting to get my Android Phone (not Google Auto) to cooperate more with my Ford. At the moment, I can use the phone to connect by Bluetooth to play music, do voice calls and the usual ...
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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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How to open Play Market via a voice command?

How to open Play Market application on Android via a voice command? Command "open play market" in Google Now just searches the Web. I suspect this is a problem for any application of composite name.
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Block some sources from Google Now?

I'm seeing some cards from the Daily Mail when I look at Google Now. How can I prevent Google Now surfacing cards from sources that I dislike?
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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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Google Now can't find my contacts

I have a Samsung Galaxy S6 and for some reason, Google Now can't seem to access my contacts. When I tell Google Now to call a contact, it performs a Google search for the person, rather than going to ...
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Google App closes on voice search

Am using Toshiba Thrive AT100 rooted running custom ROM Whenever I open the Google app it runs fine until I touch the microphone and give a voice search. It closes itself about 3 seconds after ...
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How to get Google Now to give me timely commute advice?

The last few days I've travelled to work, there's been a huge amount of traffic, causing major delays and lengthening my 30 minute commute to at least 45 minutes. I have Google Now on my phone, and ...
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Now On Tap is missing from Marshmallow

I recently flashed the stable version of Cataclysm onto my Nexus 5 (Cataclysm Oct 27, 2015 Stable release). Cataclysm adds several features including AppOps over a mostly stock system. However, Now ...
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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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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 can I use google now on my android to set an alarm more than 24 hours away from now?

I know that the alarm can be manually set to a time greater than 24 hours from the time of creation, but I want to be able to do it all verbally. I have tried looking over the internet with no ...
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How to bring back the Google Now card?

I've accidentally swiped off the Google Now calendar card on my Nexus 4 with Google Now launcher, and I missed the "undo" button. How to bring it back?