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

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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 (OHA). One of the biggest additions to Android ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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“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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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 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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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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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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How to configure Google Now's notification time?

Currently Google Now notifies me 10 minutes before I need to leave the house for an appointment (taking traffic into consideration). How do I change the notification time to some other value?
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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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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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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 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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Use Google Now as a Voice Dialer replacement when pushing “call” on car head unit

My Samsung Galaxy S running a CM 10 nightly opens the "Voice Dialer" application when i push the "call" button on my car radio head unit. Both are connected via Bluetooth. As you might expect the ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...