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

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google feed (former google now) on pixel launcher

I've been using the "google now news feed" basically since it was released. It was native in the (now dead) Google Now Launcher, I managed to make it work in trebuchet launcher (which I was using ...
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How do I install Google Pixel Launcher on HTC U Ultra?

I used to be able to use the Google Now Launcher on my old HTC U Ultra device. Now I got a new device with Android 8.0.0 and here I cannot install the program anymore. How can I fix that? Edit: I ...
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How to only show topics I have white-listed in Google Feed/Now/App?

Google Now or Google App or whatever it is called is apparently showing topics based on Chrome search terms or bookmarks or page history (not sure which). How do I get it to ONLY show topics and ...
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How to build a DiY Google Home from an old Android Phone?

When the phone is off, it will never hear my voice. How do I get OK google to work when the phone is off? The option seems removed for non Google Pixel/Nexus phones. I want to convert my old android ...
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Change “Note to self” email address

When I ask my phone to "take a note" or say "note to self" from Google Now or Google Maps, it asks me what the note is, and then it emails me the note at a specific email address that I designated a ...
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Disable Chromes “articles for you”

The Google Android Chrome browser (which is the default browser on lots of Android devices) is displaying "suggested" news items on every new tab "articles for you". There doesn't seem to be an option ...
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Moto x is doing searches based on random conversations

When I turn on my phone I will find that Google now has search results that I didn't request, and I think it's because it's hearing other conversations in my open-plan office. How do I get it to only ...
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How to mark reminders as “Done” without going via Google Calendar?

I set reminders using Google / Google Now / Google Assistant (or whatever it's called these days). These reminders also appear (automatically) on my Google Calendar. All good. However, when I receive ...
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How do I get OK Google to respond to only my voice?

OK Google on my husband's phone (a Galaxy S6 running Nougat) responds to both his voice and mine. We've tried retraining the voice model several times, and activating Trusted Voice under Smart Lock, ...
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Android: Google now: notificationbar:show in Celsius instead of Fahrenheit?

I have my google now weather set to Celsius , but when it showed on notification bar, it's still Fahrenheit. How can change this? As request by @Chang : I'm using Motorola X Style with Android 7
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How to get rid of Google Now?

I have a Moto G4 plus, and I don't see a way to Deactivate the Google app in my home screen (far-left screen). I have the last Android update installed. Also, it would be great if I also could get ...
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Privacy in Google Assistant

The other day my phone upgraded from Google Now to Google Assistant. I was having a conversation with a coworker and noticed my phone vibrate. Google Assistant had recorded the conversation and tried ...
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How to put Google Voice into Hands Free mode?

Google Voice can be set to provide voice ptompts Always or only on Hands Free mode. I want the latter. But how do i put my s7 into Hands Free mode?
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Google Voice does not provide spoken prompts

I'm using a samsung s7 and google voice in Always Listen mode. I can say Ok Google, then "text john". It works, but google voice does not SAY "ready", " ready ro send?" On Straighttalk on ...
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Can I move up and down an on-screen page by voice command?

Can I move up and down an on-screen page by voice command within Google Now?
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Google now travel time updates

I use a google pixel and yesterday, google now asked if I'm interested in travel time updates to a shopping mall I recently visited and I happened to tap on 'yes'. Now, it shows me the ETA to that ...
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Voice Control Offline

Is there a way to do "Ok Google" offline? Basically I do not have a data contract.
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How can a web page get my phone number via the Google Now browser?

I tapped on one of the cards in Google Now, which took me to breitbart.com. A few seconds later, I got redirected to cinemobi.club and was told that I signed up for a paid subscription to that web ...
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How do I stop Google Now from opening multiple chrome windows?

I have an S5, android version 6.0.1. Whenever I search from Google now, it starts to pull up the results and then immediately appears to be opening another window with the results and then another--...
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How to reactivate Google Assistant after deactivating by changing Language?

I had got Google Assistant for my Android device. However, I prefered Now On Tap for few features like the ones mentioned here and deactivated Assistant by changing the language settings as mentioned ...
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stop google now mid-rant?

I use Google Now on an Android tablet, and I wanted to know if there is a way that I can stop it speaking in middle. Usually when I search for something it will read off the top result, and I often ...
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Phone unlocks to settings screen instead of home screen

Since I updated to android 7.0, my phone will unlock to the settings screen instead of my home screen. If I lock the phone and then immediately unlock it again, it goes back to the same screen it was ...
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“Ok Google” voice unlock stopped working on Google Nexus - “Actually I can't do that while the device is locked”

On the Google Nexus 6P phone, I had a variety of behaviors that were occurring. Before my Android OS upgrade, Google Now worked fine when the phone was sleeping and locked. After the upgrade, it ...
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What smartphone and/or app support voice dialing on speakerphone like Moto X 2nd Gen?

My last phone was the Moto X 2nd Gen. The entire reason I bought the phone was to use its voice command features so I can call for help with my voice. I'm in a wheelchair, and I refuse to pay for a ...
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change the position of google search bar in Google Now Launcher

I am using Google now launcher on my Moto G3 phone. I have set up wallpapers on my home screen but the Google search bar(which is situated at top of my home screen), seems to be always overlapping the ...
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Google Now cards not loading

For the last week or so, whenever I go to the Google Now page (swiping right from the home screen with the google now launcher), I don't get any Google Now cards. No weather, recommended news, etc. ...
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Google now cannot display cards because of low storage space

My android phone has 5.5gb of internal storage and I have used around 3.9. I have the rest of the apps on a SD card set as adoptable storage . Google now says it cannot display cards because of low ...
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Google widget got disappeared each time after reboot

I am using Google Now launcher as default launcher on my Lineage 14.1,Redmi 1s. After installing a nightly, or after reboot, I can see that Google widget is got disappeared. I cannot see any widget(...
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Google Now no longer working on Nexus 5x

I am on a Nexus 5x running 7.1.1. Earlier today found no cards on the Google Now screen, just this message: "New Version Available A more recent version of the Google app is available for download". ...
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“Google Now” and Moto Assist not providing Voice feedback when in Hands-free mode

I'm not sure if this is caused by Google Now or Moto Voice. This is a Moto X (1st Gen). I am using Moto Voice. I have Moto set to Speak to me at Home and when driving. When I am driving (or at home) ...
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Google Now app force closes/crashes immediately upon launch

I'm running rooted stock Android 4.4.2 on an AT&T Galaxy Note 3 (SM-N900A). No problems with any other Gapps or apps in general. I have tried flashing older versions, but that didn't help. The ...
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Google flight notifications

For some time now my phone notifies me every day about some flight status, which I'm not interested in. I looked in Google Now settings and can't find a way to disable it. There isn't even a card ...
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“Google can't reach the feed at the moment.” error stacking up and not clearing in Google Now

I have two separate phones, a OnePlus One running CyanogenMod 13 (Android 6.0.1), and a OnePlus 3T running OxygenOS 3.5.3 (Android 6.0.1). Both have the Google Now Launcher and give me the same ...
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How do I skip the confirmation after creating a reminder in Google Now using voice?

Before, when I'd activate Google Now with "Ok Google" to create a reminder, it would just create it right away. Now, it asks me for confirmation to save and I have to say "yes". How do I revert it ...
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Permanently remove stock from Google Feed

I'm using Google Feed (formerly known as the Google Now screen) and one of the cards I have is for stocks. For some reason, some fund keeps getting added to the stocks card. ProShares UltraPro QQQ ...
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Cannot click “Ok Google” detection and “Screen search” on Nexus 5

Click image for larger version This are the screen shots from my Nexus 5. Recently I flashed Android N and installed Gapps but I am not able to turn them on.
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How do I lock phone phone with OK google?

Unlocking a phone with okay google is useful. However, how can I lock it again using okay google. It's very handy being able to talk to my phone whilst working on the laptop but in the interests of ...
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Is there a Google Now command to toggle auto screen orientation?

Is there a Google Now voice command to toggle auto screen orientation (e.g. "Ok Google, enable screen rotation")? I know there are commands to toggle Bluetooth or Wifi, but is there a command to ...
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Google now won't read the contents of lists

Google now won't read the contents of the lists add in the following two screenshots. Click image for larger version This is completely unusable from the point of view of blind users, who may want ...
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Why does OK Google voice search unlock Moto G4 Plus?

So my phone (Marshmallow) was locked. I said Ok Google, to search something. It searched directly from the lockscreen and when I tapped home, it actually unlocked the phone. Is it a security hole or ...
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Now on Tap option gone

I have a new samsung galaxy j5 2016. First it was like this when I bought it and the seller turned it on without a sim and i don't know how he configured it: I could use now on tap even without ...
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Send message to telegram bot via Google Now voice command

When I tried to use Google now (OK Google) and told them "Send message via telegram to Home" (Home is my telegram bot name). Google didn't find bot contact name (see picture). When I use regular ...
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Google Now Launcher doesn't list installed apps on MIUI8

I am using MIUI8 on my Mi4i. I have installed Google Now launcher, but the app drawer does not show the list of apps. See the picture: But searching from the search bar in home screen returns matched ...
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How does Google Now know it's listening to music?

Once you launch the Google Now app, it listens to determine if it's listening to speech/noise or a song. What is the logical process that the Google Now app uses to identify noise vs music? I'm ...
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How to follow a country during the olympics (Google now)

I really like the job Google has done on their Olympic coverage. However I cannot for the life of me figure out how to add a country to follow during the Olympics. I am currently following the US ...
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Google now - retraining the voice model

Sometimes my phone ignores the Ok Google command. I've noticed that I need to say it in the exact same way, as I said it during the voice model retraining. Even a wrong distance between my mouth and ...
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Google Now Stocks - customising

I was trying to add a stock - by trail and error - but I got it wrong. The newly added stock was not appearing in the 'Interested In' list so I was unable to delete it. I have selected that I am no ...
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Okay Google Everywhere options missing from Google Now

My question is exactly the same as the question in Wizek's post, which went unanswered, namely that I woke up this morning and all but one of my "Okay Google" options had disappeared. I contacted ...
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Why is Google Now Launcher using Samsung Theme Store Icons although the theme is uninstalled?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge, Android 5.1.1. I installed Google Now Launcher then I installed a theme from Samsung theme store, which replaced the default icons. After removing the theme and the ...
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Google Now reminders will not store the hour

I can reproduce this issue consistently each time. Using Google Now to store a reminder (either via voice input or by keyboard) will correctly store the title and the date, but not the hour. If I ...