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

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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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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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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 ...
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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 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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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 ...
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How can I pipe the input audio of a Bluetooth headset into Google Now?

How can I pipe the input audio of a Bluetooth headset into Google Now? I have Jelly Bean 4.1.1.
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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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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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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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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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“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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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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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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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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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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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 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 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 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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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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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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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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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 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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Launch google now into listen mode by holding home button like in iOS

I just switched from iOS to android 5.0. With Siri, you are able to hold the home button (from the lock screen or otherwise) and it will immediately start listening for a command. I would like this ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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“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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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 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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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 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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Google Now - how to remove a specific event added from email

I have an email from a course organizer saying something like this: Thank you for booking a course 1 Sept - 1 Dec Google Now shows me a notification every day. Is there any way of forcing ...
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Home button long press on AOSP rom

I successfully installed an AOSP rom on my Asus Zenfone 2, but it seems I'm missing something: when I press and hold my home button, the google logo does not pop up to open Google Now, as it did in ...
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Okay google, show me my reminders does not work, tested on note3 and lg g4 non rooted

Does anyone know what account configuration I may have wrong that causes commands like 'okay google, what do I have scheduled tomorrow' 'okay google, view reminders' 'etc...' to only search the web? ...
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How to run Google now in backgroud?

I don't know where to ask the question, so if you want to migrate it to SO or software recommendations please do so. If what I'm asking for requires programming, I can do that, if it requires root, I ...
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Unable to change notification settings for Google App

I'm unable to change the notification sound of Google App. I rebooted the phone in safe mode to figure out if it's happening due to any bloatware but it doesn't seem so. After a while the notification ...