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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 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 Voice Search no longer automatically takes action

I was recently using my phone and noticed something odd. Previously, when I used Google Voice Search, and I said something like "Set a timer for 10 minutes", my phone would recognize that I wanted to ...
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“OK Google” too sensitive, reacts on “OK” only

When I want to start an "OK Google" query, I just have to say "OK" and Google Search starts listening. Unfortunately that makes the features unusable because when on a charger my phone is always ...
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Google voice search crashing

The Google voice search crashes after detecting the keyword ok google. If, I tap on the mike button in the search app and do voice search, it works. What could be the reason behind this app-crash? ...
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How can I disable Google Voice Commands on an Android phone?

My preference is to not root my phone, but I'd be willing to do it if necessary since I'm a software engineer. Google Voice keeps have Search and Voice Dialer popup at random sometimes about twice ...
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How to restore Google Search withOUT Google Voice Dialer?

Stack Exchange newbie here. Please forgive any protocol mistakes. I'm following a thread, but can't yet comment as a newbie, on a question involving the Google Voice Dialer for Android 4.1x - ...
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Google Now Voice Search not resetting (voice search brings up old search result instead of re-searching)

In the past whenever I launched "Voice Search" on my android phone (Samsung S3), it would bring up the google voice search prompt, where it was actively listening to what I said (the phone on the left ...
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How to reset the default app for outgoing SMS sent via Google Voice Actions?

In sending my first SMS via Google Voice Actions, I assigned the wrong default app for sending outgoing messages from Voice Actions--I chose the default Messaging app rather than Google Voice. How can ...
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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 can I make voice search know that a certain first name is always that specific contact?

I have a Nexus 5 with the Okay Google search feature. I can theoretically use it to send text messages hands-free. However, my wife has a common name, and I have several other contacts with the same ...
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Can I change the phrase “OK Google Now” to something else?

I want to say a different name or phrase when I wake up my Moto X android. Is there any way, or hack that I can use to change the name? Ideally I don't want to "root" the phone because I don't know ...
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How can I get Google Voice Actions to recognize monetary amounts?

I'm using a Nexus 4 running Android 4.3. I would like to be able to have Google Voice Actions recognize monetary amounts properly when adding a reminder, for example. Currently the best output I have ...
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Disabling Google Voice Dialer

I have a Motorola Electrify M, recently factory-OTA-updated to Android 4.1.2. With the update came Google Now and the Google Voice Dialer. Google's Voice Dialer sucks! It always get the name wrong, ...
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Is there a way to speak “Send” in order to send an SMS?

I know I can pull up my SMS app and press the microphone to activate speech. I speak my message, but then I need to press the "send" button to actually send my message. Is there a way to activate the ...
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How do I turn off speech search in Jelly Bean?

I have a rooted Samsung Galaxy S 2, and last night I updated it to Jelly Bean in hopes that it might solve a few small bugs. Most everything seems to be working as hoped. However, one new ...
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Is it possible to disable Google Voice Search headset control in 4.1 Jelly Bean?

I flashed my Samsung Galaxy S i9000 with the RemICS-JB 3.0 ROM, and now long-press on my headset is hard-coded to start Google Voice Search, which doesn't interest me. I'd much rather have long-press ...
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Is there a way to disable voice search?

Since updating to Jelly Bean, my Nexus S had a problem with voice search starting up all the time (about every 30 secs). Is there any way to disable it?
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Is there a voice action shortcut in ICS?

Android 4.0 doesn't have a magnifying glass search button like most pre-ICS phones. I'm actually one of the people who used the long-press search button often with voice actions. Is there a ...
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How can voice search improve recognition

I understand that Google will store the things I say and is supposed to improve recognition of my voice on my android phone. How can it do this if there is no way to correct it? I say a persons name ...
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Voice Actions - How do I train this app to recognize words it currently cannot recognize? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I train Google Voice Actions to better recognize my voice? The app cannot recognize my last name - therefore eliminating my extensive family from any voice-activated ...
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Can I train Google Voice Actions to better recognize my voice?

I'm playing with Google Voice Actions. The idea is great, but I'm having trouble with Google Voice Actions not recognizing some of my words. The mistakes are minor, but are bad enough that the ...
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Reducing the list of language options

I would like to see an option that allows the list of available languages reduced to those I actually need. When I use Voice Search, switching between English and Spanish is a pain: way too many ...
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Can Google's Voice Actions be started by voice?

I love Google's Voice Actions! It lets me listen to a song of my choice by simply saying "Listen to <song name>". Problem is... I can't find any way to start Voice Actions itself by voice. I ...
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Can Google Voice Search be configured to confirm name before calling?

When making a call using Google Voice Search, I would like my phone to ask for name confirmation. So, if I say, "call Gina...", I want it to ask me if I meant "call Tina" before dialing. (suddenly, ...
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Voice action “Set alarm…” doesn't work on HTC Desire

I have been trying out Voice Actions on an HTC Desire. Actions like "Navigate to...", "Directions to..." and "Note to self..." work fine. When I try saying "Set alarm to 9 o'clock" though I get this ...