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Google Search uses Chrome Custom Tabs since April 27, 2016. From 9to5Google, After its most recent update, the Google app now opens search results as Chrome Custom Tabs. [...] [...]. By default, links from search results now open as a Custom Tab that features a blue action bar with options to Share, Copy link, Find in page, and Open in Chrome. To ...


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Best option is to request the desktop website on your Google Chrome browser. Tap the menu button of your browser. Tick the check box next to Desktop Site. Now go to the Google Images website (google.com/imghp). And you have the look and feel of the website like you'd expect it on your computer.


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This Google Voice Search pop up appears to be a bug in the Huawei Ascend Y300 model. From This thread on Android Forums that you are not alone with the issue but there is no resolution in the thread. Further reading in This modaco thread that it might be related to the headphones causing something in the device to trigger Voice Search rather than the ...


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Your issue is not related to Firefox but to your internet provider (Time Warner Cable). According to this site, it "hijacks" your browser's default DNS resolution failure behavior (also known as "404 page"), redirecting you to Road Runner. Following this site instructions, you just have to go to Road Runner's preference page and disable the Web Address ...


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Have you tried using Google Goggles instead? This is Google's app for doing a reverse image search using a camera. Make sure to enable Search from Camera. You can also use an existing picture in your gallery. Open settings (circle button at lower right), then click the icon that looks like a mountain with an arrow (2nd button from left).


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Galaxy S3 dumb search update feature confirmed by Samsung, it’s because of Apple Read more here: It has been removed by Samsung working closely with Google and has been removed from carriers like Sprint as well. Apple pattented the universal search and was able to ban Galaxy Nexus in US. As a precaution Samsung and Google took the decision. One of the ...


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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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A simpler solution that doesn't require root access is to go into Settings then Apps. From there, disable Google Search. This will also disable the homescreen searchbar and Google Now features.


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This is in part because the Wikipedia app is set as the default app for Wikipedia links, and in part because Chrome is not up to date. Go to Settings menu. Tap "More". Tap "Application manager". If the Wikipedia app is installed, go to step 4. Else, go to step 7. Locate "Wikipedia" and tap on it. Under "Launch by default", tap the "Clear defaults" button. ...


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There is the activity Google Search > com.google.android.voicesearch.fragments.reminders.EditReminderActivity which does exactly what you want.


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The Universal Search function had to be limited on newer Android versions due to one of Apple's lawsuits. Thanks to this, the search behaviour had to be modified and can't be restored without rooting the device. For rooted devices the situation is somewhat better since you can replace GoogleQuickSearch.apk with a modified version. You can see the steps on ...


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Set yor language by clicking on 'Einstellungen' or navigate directly to the english localized version: http://www.google.com/preferences?hl=en to set it there (you can switch the 'hl=en' for english to hl=hu for hungarian or any other you want in the link). Setting your start page is not what you want: This will not affect searches from the widget or from ...


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Keep clicking on the Next button as if you are agreeing. Then you can choose 'No, Maybe Later` to opt out of google-now. When you perform a normal search under your previous searches/ suggested searches there is a link to "Get Google Now" again! You can click the big X beside it and it will not come back. However, some updates and reinstalling the search app ...


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After a recent update of the Google Search app (version 3.5 and above), it became possible to enable "Ok Google" from any screen on Android 4.3 and above. Follow these steps: Open Google Search on your phone Go to Settings by either pressing the hardware Menu button if your device has it, or scrolling to the bottom of all cards and tapping three dots, and ...


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Instructions performed on Firefox for Android on stock Android 6.0.1. Switch to Desktop mode in your preferred browser (it changes the user-agent). Open https://images.google.com and tap the camera icon next to the search bar on the page. Tap Upload an image From the bottom sheet pick Documents. (This option might not be available in some Android versions.)...


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Google Image Search seems to be doing something funny with the way it shows you image previews. What you need to do is when you run your image search you should see the grid of all the picture results: Tap the picture that you're interested in and it should appear larger on a black background. When that first loads you should see something that looks a bit ...


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System Settings->Select your Google account->Search->Near the bottom.


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But again, these solutions require you to be rooted. I don't know how only to disable the swipe feature... ...I do!! How about creating a launcher that does nothing, but instead of the home button, use the swipe gesture? Google Now Swipe Disabler does just that! I know I'm a little late, but if you're still wondering, or if someone else comes across this ...


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Use Firefox. This is how I solved the problem. Using Firefox and another search provider (DuckDuckGo or Yahoo, etc.), I can be sure that incognito mode works as intended.


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First, you can delete your search history: Visit your Web History page at https://www.google.com/history or click the gear icon gear icon on the upper right corner of a search results page, and go to Web History. Click the gear icon gear icon again on the upper corner of the Web History page, and go to Settings. Click the delete all link. Click ...


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I'm not sure why Google Now ceased to appear, but here is how to reset it: Open Settings --> Apps. Scroll right to All. Open Google Search, hit Clear Data and Clear Cache. Open Google Now again and it will walk you through the initial setup guide. My personalized card settings were retained after the clear.


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For the record (mostly for foreign googlers): A working solution has been proposed here: Is there an app for searching installed apps? (Dumb Search alternative)


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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 alt menu to add appointment or reminder Press/Hold the reminder menu and put it on your desktop


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Don't know if you found an answer or not but here is what I did. It requires Desktop VisualizeR. Open Chrome on your mobile device and search for "Google Now Add Reminder". This will initiate a reminder card through through Chrome. In Chrome Menu select "Share..." Then select "DVR save to clipboard". Then create the shortcut on your home screen using the ...


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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 ...


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Try Nova Launcher. It has an option to disable persistent search bar.


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Whilst it is possible for apps to make themselves available to be searched, each applications needs to be updated to implement app indexing in order for them to show up in this list. I don't think it is possible to add additional providers without the apps themselves being updated to support this.


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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 > Select "None".


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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 as it might soft-brick your device Install custom launcher, which you don't really want to do Using Xposed framework (root required), which doesn't seem to work ...


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