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Why does OK Google voice search unlock Moto G4 Plus?

Trusted voice ("OK Google") Trusted voice When you say "Ok Google" from a secure lock screen and we're able to recognize your voice, you can ask Google to do things for you, or visit sites, without ...
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"Google Now" swipe from Home button is not working in Marshmallow

There are actually 2 issues here: No swipe from Home button gesture Cannot change the action from Google Now to other apps (e.g Tasker, or Greenify) The first issue is caused to accomodate a new ...
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How do I turn off Stories to Read in Google Now?

Since Google's redesigned Feed as a replacement of Google Now on July 19, 2017, there's no easy way to remove Stories to read but to block every single source/topic. James Wald commented: I was ...
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Change language for one application (Google Now voice recognition, root available)

There is a way of forcing a certain app to be in different locale / language than your general phone settings! you need to be rooted install "xposed framework" from xposed.info within this app ...
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Where does Google Now get its weather data?

Though this question is almost 5 years old but I think an updated answer can help users looking for updated info. Nowadays Google gets its weather data from weather.com as mentioned in bottom left ...
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How to disable Google Now Cards?

Open Google app. Go to Settings > Now Cards Disable both Show all cards and Notifications. This should solve the problem.
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Tasker: How to disable profile while phone is locked

Here is a fairly simple solution that does not require the use of a variable. You will need to set up two additional profiles and also ensure that you name the profile you created to trigger on your ...
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"Google Now" swipe from Home button is not working in Marshmallow

Simply go to: Settings > apps > setting icon > default apps > Assist & voice input > assist app In there you will find a list of apps, you choose google, now it will be selected. I use ...
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How do I turn off Stories to Read in Google Now?

It appears as though you can't turn off stories to read without turning on Web & App Activity, which saves (and presumably allows google to see) all of your searches and browsing history. So you ...
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cannot open google now

You need to install the google search apk before the google now launcher
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Remove Google Search Bar on Nexus devices running on stock Lollipop

You need to use a third-party launcher app like Nova Launcher. In Nova Launcher, you can hide the persistent search bar by navigating to : Go to Nova Settings > Desktop > Persistent Search Bar &...
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Change which AppDrawer is started (Google Now Launcher)

No. The app drawer is part of the same app as the home screen itself: the launcher app. You can only replace both of them at once. Some launchers don't even have a separate app drawer: the list of ...
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Google Now Launcher is not displayed in Bluestacks emulator

Restarting the PC fixed the problem. I restarted the Bluestacks and also tried Restart option from the tray icon options menu. But restarting the PC fixed the issue and the fourth option Google Now ...
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How do I install Google Pixel Launcher on HTC U Ultra?

Google Now Launcher was Google's first public launcher, and it was shipped on Nexus phones as well as millions of other devices, which was a simpler launcher for Android Ecosystem. The Google Now ...
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Add shortcuts to home button long press menu

Gravitybox lets you set navigation ring targets via the Xposed Framework.
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Hide search google search bar on nexus 5

Try Nova Launcher. It has an option to disable persistent search bar.
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Shortcut/Widget to set a reminder in Google Now

Note 5 - Nova Launcher - Android v6.0.1 (and yes, i am still waiting for the update in AUSTRALIA) find the Google Calender app on your phone (mine is in the drawer) Press/hold the icon to launch the ...
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Shortcut/Widget to set a reminder in Google Now

There are 3 options which I have found. If you use Inbox by Google it comes with an add reminder shortcut available in widgets. (This opens up in the Inbox app, and the dialog to create a reminder is ...
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How to fix the problem of Google Now?

Try this go into settings/apps/under the "ALL" tab scroll and tap on google app/ force stop, and clear cache. power you device off and back on. Test and you should be good to go.
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How can I backup and restore Google Now Launcher home-screen layouts?

Try backing up the entire Google app, not just the Google Now Launcher as it does not store any data itself. Backing up the Google app (and you can try the Google Now Launcher) in addition to it, ...
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How can I add a Google Now card from corresponding search result card?

It's not possible to do that, no. You can add each currency to your interested stocks by opening the Google Now menu > Customize > Stocks, but I don't know if that will do what you're looking for.
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How to activate Google now voice commands from the lock screen like siri?

In Android, by default, you can't have access to Google Now when the phone is locked (maybe for security reasons), but there could be a lock screen widget for that. You can search for that.
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How to remove the Google Now search bar from Nexus 5

Added: After more searching, I found How to remove the Google Search bar from your Android homescreen indicating you have these options: Disabling Google Now, which is not recommended on the Nexus 5 ...
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"Google Now" swipe from Home button is not working in Marshmallow

I figured it out. Actually in marshmallow, the swipe up gesture is replaced by the 'holding the home button' gesture. If you turn off the 'now on tap', the google now will launch if you hold the home ...
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How to replace Google Now to TouchWiz?

If you're on 5.1, it could be: System Settings --> Default Applications --> Home. Select touchwiz and press the home key. Hope this helps.
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How do I turn off Stories to Read in Google Now?

See google reply here. https://support.google.com/websearch/answer/2824784?co=GENIE.Platform%3DAndroid&hl=en Steps 1. Open Google app. 2. Goto "Settings" 3. Select "Your feed" 4. Either turn off ...
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Why is Google Now Launcher using Samsung Theme Store Icons although the theme is uninstalled?

Fyi for anyone googling this or looking for this still. I had my s7 edge display scaling set to condensed to fit more on the screen. Once I changed it back to standard (with the material Samsung theme ...
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Google now - retraining the voice model

This is sadly not possible. You could, however, say OK Google a little bit different each time it has to be recorderd. This might help to make sure that your voice is being recognized when you aren't ...
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