- Running slimkat modded rom 4.4.2
I would like to keep full functionality of google now, but just hide the srarch bar from view on the home screen (clean screen, with no "say 'ok google' " on top of the wallpaper)
Any help provided would be very much appreciated.
Okay ,so firstly I will help removing that Ok Google funcationality from the Home screen:
1.Go to Google Now > tap Settings > Voice > "Ok Google" Hotword detection > here you will see an option to disable Ok Google on Home Screen.
Now for the search bar , if you are running SlimKat , then you are probably on one of the two custom launchers pre-installed in Slimkat , so go to their settings , either by long holding on homecreen , or you can go to Settings > Home > here you will see the launchers installed , and mostly there is a settings/options key beside them , tap on that or if settings key is not there try tapping on the launcher name ( it should take you to settings).
once in launcher settings , you should go to Homescreen specific settings and disable search bar from there.
Get back to me if any of the above mentioned things don't work.
Try Nova Launcher. It has an option to disable persistent search bar.