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Google voice search keeps opening by itself

I have a Nexus 7 tablet. I have had it for almost two years. For some reason, Google voice search will open by itself randomly. It has never done this in the past. Is there some sort of virus that ...
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Using Google Voice Recognition offline

Question How to force Google Voice Recognition working in offline mode even if an internet connection is available? Background I know Google Voice Recognition has an offline mode1, using "speech ...
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Voice Command keeps calling the wrong app

When I use voice commands to "Play [Artist]" or "Play [Song]" or similar, I expect it to open my preferred music app, or give me a choice of which app to choose. However it always opens up Podcast ...
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Voice Unlock Problems on Android Lollipop(Lenovo A6000)

Recently,I had heard about the voice unlocking mechanism in Android,which lets us unlock our lock-screen using our voice. As shown in the first screenshot, I have enabled all options: Screenshots:...
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Intermittent Success of using Google Voice Actions “Search in App” Command

I am unable to successfully use the Google System Voice Actions "Search in App" action from the Google App (com.google.android.gms.actions.SEARCH_ACTION). S3: Android v4.3; Google App v5.8.58.16.arm ...
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Google Now opens when not needed

From time to time Google (voice) search randomly starts on my phone (Huawei Ascend Y300, Android version 4.1.1) I'll be listening to music for example, change songs, and out of nowhere Google voice ...
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How to get rid of voice bar over keyboard in Android 6?

I want to remove the horizontal bar with the microphone button (voice input) showing over Android 6 keyboard (marked with the red border). I know which settings are supposed to control this ...
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How to use speech-to-text offline?

When online When I am connected to Wi-Fi, I am able to say "Okay Google" from any screen and it will automatically start a voice search for me and look up whatever I say. I am also able to manually ...
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How can you prevent Google from saying “if you just said something…”

If I start a voice search but change my mind and cancel it, sometimes it will say " if you just said something I didn't hear what it was". Is there any way to disable this?
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How do I disable the google voice typing/voice search 'ding' sound?

Whenever I open google voice typing, it plays a rising ding sound, then a falling ding sound when it stops. This is very annoying to me. I have a rooted stock S5 on Lollipop. I searched for the sound ...
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Allowing requests for Google Voice Search with a Bluetooth headset when the device is locked?

I enabled Allow requests with device locked For Bluetooth devices For wired headsets in Settings for Google Voice search. However, none of my devices ( Sky Vega racer3 and Samsung Galaxy ...
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Fully Remove Google Voice Search

I am running Lollipop on the LG G3 and due to a loose connection on the audio jack google voice search gets activated everytime a slight movement of ANY attached cable. Now, I would like to ...
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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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Can't turn off spoken responses to my online Google searches

I have an Android LG e980. The phone talkback feature is off. My Google speech output only has "hands-free only" or "on", and I've tried both. Nothing stops the verbal descriptions of whatever I look ...
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Command to delete full sentences or dictation session?

Is there a way to delete entire sentences when using voice recognition? Perhaps the functionality I am asking about doesn't even exists?
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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?

I prefer not root my phone, but I'd be willing to, if it's necessary. Google Voice keeps popping-up Search and Voice Dialer randomly (about twice a minute). They enter random commands into Search bar ...
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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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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 ...