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Actually you shoud set you home and work address in Google Maps/Latitude. You can do this at least on your desktop by going to http://maps.google.com, logging in with your Google account, and clicking My places on the left. This shows the fields where you can edit your addresses. Google Now will figure out your regular schedule after a while, took a couple ...


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It is possible that maybe your parents (or your friends) searched for it, or +1d it, or checked into it, and they are in your Circles! Google regularly gives you suggestions based on what people in your Circles like. Take a look at http://www.google.com/policies/terms/changes/ Feedback from people you know can save you time and improve results for ...


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Google displays Weather conditions using Weather Underground as per Google Web Search Features page. All weather conditions and forecasts are provided by Weather Underground, Inc. So, Google Now also might be picking from the same source.


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Apparently, Google Now uses the "My Calendars" section of Google Calendars. When my wife's calendar was shared with me, I was granted "Make changes AND manage sharing" rights. This puts the calendar into "My Calendars" for both users' calendars. When I changed it to "Make Changes to events" on my wife's sharing tab, the calendar moves from "My ...


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I finally figured out how to do this and thought I would explain (since it is not very obvious). Open up Google Maps or Latitude Click on yourself (the tag that shows your name, last update time, and city) You should be able to click a Location history option With the history open, click the settings button in the lower right corner There are options to ...


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Finally found the answer. I had four Google accounts - one of them could not sync because it required domain policy to be enforced, and I hadn't allowed that. I connected the tablet to my laptop and used adb logcat to see what was being logged when the error was displayed: I/GLSUser (28125): GLS error: DeviceManagementRequiredOrSyncDisabled ...


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Google Now by default will think that you're in the USA. The app pulls your home address from Google Latitude. This is also how it knows when you're home and it is the basics for traffic info. To change this go into: Maps -> Location History (tab) Here you can set both your home and work address.


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In Android 4.4: Open Google Now. Press the Options button in upper right corner of the Stock Card. Press the Right Arrow to cycle through options for the card. When asked about "Interested in the stock UNWANTED-STOCK-NAME?", tap "NO". In older versions: This should do it for you: Open Google Now Press the menu button Press Settings Press Google ...


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I was searching for a fix to this exact problem and came across your post. I just found this. I remembered your thread and thought i would come back to share this with you. The guide says to: Open Bluetooth Launch and scroll down to “Voice Search”. Tap on it to expand it out, then select: “com.google.android.voicesearch.RecognitionActivity” but i found ...


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According to the Google Now page sports cards are : Shown based on Web History so I suppose there are still many links related to the Giants in your web history. Try to go to your google history page, search for everything related to Giants, then remove the shown items, then maybe Google Now will understand that you are no longer interested in Giants ...


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I have found that if I search for an address (or other location), not too long after that I get a card with driving directions to that location. If I tap the card, I'm asked if I "care about travel time to this location". Usually I say no, but if I say yes I'll have a new card that gives me the travel time to that location, just like for work or home. In ...


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The Google Experience Launcher is actually built into the Google Search app along with Google Now. This is why it can listen for 'Okay Google' and have Google Now accessible via the left swipe. Ars Technica has a good article which goes into more details on this. There are some launchers that support gestures, which might be similar to the left swipe to ...


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This feature isn't available as of now. But you should frequently check the Google Now app page for such updates. This feature is available on Siri though, but that's probably irrelevant right now. In the meantime, you can still get turn by turn navigation to take you home by saying " directions to home". It'd be a good app feature though.


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I think you need to adjust the settings in the Google Maps application that control this. Launch Maps and press the overflow menu icon (the three dots in the bottom right on Vanilla Android; you may need to access your settings slightly differently on other devices with custom UI skins), then go to Settings => Location settings and scroll down. You should ...


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Invoke Google Now again to be in the same place as is on your snapshot. Just press Back button to hide keyboard and press three dots button bottom right and select Settings. You will get the summary where you can realize that you have Google Now switched Off. Just select this item and continue with the wizard to switch Google Now On.


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I don't think it's possible to add a shortcut to the "add reminder" card at the moment. I've had a look through the Activities as well and none of them appear to do what you want. There is a "Set reminder" option in the menu within Google Now which may help? Click the three dots at the bottom right (you might need to scroll down) and you should see the "Set ...


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The overflow menu for Google Now (on all form factors, I believe) is in the bottom right corner of the app instead of the top right, where most other applications put it. You need to make sure you've scrolled all the way to the bottom of your cards, though, because it shares the bar with the "Show more cards..." button, which is hidden if your screen is ...


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Answering my own question, this seems to just be my misunderstanding of how Google Now works. I was typing the search and expecting a voice response. But apparently it only responds with a voice if you ask with a voice. If I use voice search, then a voice does indeed reply. Leaving this question/answer here in case anyone else has the same ...


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Magic wand at the bottom of Google Now should do it (that is if you turned them off). If you just flicked the tile away they will be back so don't worry. If not just go into the magic wand menu and set the way you "get around" to another mode of transportation, then change it back to driving.


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The locale of the app is based on the system wide locale, AFAIK, there is no way of setting each application to use a specific language regardless of how the system wide locale is set. That is, the developers of such applications have taken for granted that, if the system wide locale is set, then the Android run-time will select the appropriate locale for ...


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The default reminder time is actually based on your calendar. If you open your calendar, open Settings, and select General settings, "Default reminder time" is near the bottom (I'm working from Cyanogenmod 10, but AOSP/Nexus devices should be similar). This controls the general notification time. The Now functionality is separate, and (from what I ...


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If you follow the method found in the LifeHacker article, you would indeed need to root your phone, which would mean that you wouldn't be able to receive OTA updates, unless you were to later un-root your phone, going back to the stock firmware (ROM). You wouldn't necessarily lose your current settings, but you would have trouble upgrading to Jelly Bean via ...


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Have you enabled Location Services? Google Now determines the time you may take to get to your appointments from your synced calendars and your current location. I am sure you have synced calendars because Google Now reports an appointment. Location Services maybe an issue. If you are using the stock ROM for your device, enable Location Services and sign ...


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I'm not sure if this is true for other phones listed above, but for The Galaxy Note II, I had to make sure S-Voice was disabled (it says Voice Dialer on the first post). Also, if you have downloaded bluetooth launcher you probably already tried: "Google Search" and then selected "com.google.android.googlequicksearchbox.VoiceSearchActivity" and was still ...


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The language setting was my key problem - after changing the OS language from Croatian to English (U.S.), Google Now is miraculously ready to go! Watch the video How to get Google Now talking to you... for an instructional guide on changing your system language.


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You must be running at least Android 4.1 to use Google Now - please ensure this is true. If you are running at least Android 4.1, then ensure you have the latest Google Voice Search update from the Google Play Store - be aware that it is listed twice (at least on my old device).


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It seems that you have a version of Google Search that doesn't include Google Now. The easiest way to fix this would be to install a new version of the Google Search app. I have linked to the googlenow apk below so that you can install the version I had on my device. This should then allow you to access Google Now by pressing the Google Search option in ...


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I have Jelly Bean 4.1.1, and I was able to change the Text-to-speech output setting to English (United Kingdom), which is a male voice. The setting is at Settings | Language & input | Text-to-speech output | Preferred Engine | (settings icon) | Language. However, Google Now is still giving me output in the English (United States) (female) voice. ...


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According to this help, Google Now notifications can be limited or turned off.Most notifications for Google Now cards can be turned off or set to low or standard priority. Low priority notifications appear at the bottom of the notifications shade without any additional signal.From the lower right corner of the Google Now screen, touch Menu > Settings > ...


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Voice reply isn't exclusive for Samsung phones: I get it with the same "what's the weather" query on a nexus-7. But it's controlled by a setting in Google Now. From the main window, go to the menu and choose Settings. From the settings page, you want Voice, then Speech output. Set it how you like. But take note that you only get a voice reply for the ...



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