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

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How do I get Google Now's Package Tracking to Work?

In Google Search settings -> Google Now, I have "Show cards based on Gmail" checked. "Packages" is on, and the description says "when an order confirmation email is delivered for an online purchase" ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 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 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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 Voice, Hangouts, Google Now, Not playing well together

I am having issues getting google now, google voice, and google hangouts to play well together. When ever I say "OK google now, send a text to..., (insert message)", I am given the option to send the ...
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Google Now will not navigate using Waze

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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Built-in google search fails to find installed applications (for convenient launching)

I used to use the built-in android google search to launch applications - I just typed the app's name in the google search box on the home screen, and as I started typing app name, it showed the app ...
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Not able to use Google Now through mobile network

My device OS is KitKat 4.4.4 and I just installed Google Now and set as default launcher. Because of I live in Turkey and Google Now is not supported here officially; I set my input language as ...
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My phone pronounces my name wrong!

I use Google Now quite a lot and it pronounces my name wrong. This doesn't surprise me... no one reads my name correctly. However, I think I should be able to tell my own phone how to pronounce it! ...
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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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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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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 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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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 ...