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Long-press on the search bar; after a second or so, a trash can should appear at the top or bottom of the screen. Drag it to the trash can. Alternatively, you could drag it to an open space on another screen by dragging it to the left or right edge of the screen. The screen will flip to the next panel and you can drop the widget on any open space large ...


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(EDIT) New solution: You can revert to your complete old behaviour. It needs some hacking though and might be illegal (decompile&recompile Google app) Background: If you don't have root, you cannot install the old version over the new one. What you could do: Install an app with the functions of the old Search app. Idea: If the old app had a different ...


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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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Here is my first Free Android APP named "Quickly", available in Google Play store. This App allows you to: Search all Installed Apps List all Recently used Apps Sort installed Apps alphabetically Clicking on the button, which is right side of search box, shall switch the App listing from Alphabetically sorted to Recently used and vice-versa. Your ...


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You can't remove it from the stock launcher, it's a permanent fixture. You can, however, install a custom launcher which is based on the stock one like Apex Launcher or Nova Launcher. You can also disable the Google Search app completely if you want to, but then you won't be able to use it at all (also discussed on Google Groups).


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Figured this out by looking at the desktop version. Enter "about:config" into the address bar. Search for "keyword.url" Set the value of this setting to the new search provider. For example: "https://www.duckduckgo.com/?q=" UPDATE: This has changed in the newer versions of Firefox (desktop version too). You now have to install search engine addons. Then ...


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There don't seem to be any widgets that let you monitor twitter for certain keywords, but here's a workaround that might do the trick. Try an application like Meta widget. It can turn any webpage to a widget.


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Not every developer creates and puts a premium version of an app separately into a market. A developer can have a single app but have mechanism to make the user unlock certain parts of the app by paying for it. This is called in-app billing. Google in the document In-app Billing noted: In-app Billing is a Google Play service that lets you sell digital ...


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I cleared data and cache from settings app and it's worked for me. Not factory reset and clear cache from recovery. I went into settings>apps>allaps,settings>storage and clear cache and data


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Have you not considered this application which actually overlays the existing launcher, and by using gestures such as tapping on the corner of the screen, to launch a certain app. The app is called SwipePad Its a complement to the existing launchers out there on the market. To quote: SwipePad is a launcher panel overlay. With a single swipe action, you ...


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DuckDuckGo


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There's a separate section to choose the text-to-speech output speaker: Goto settings and choose the UK voice: Setting => Language & input => Text-to-speech output => Google Text-to-speech => Language You can install german, spanish, french, italian voice data additionaly to the preinstalled english US/UK voices.


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As of chrome v39, this still can't easily be done; however, you can hack it. From the XDA post SomeNickName referenced: Install a Terminal emulator or use adb shell if you're familiar with it. Change the "last_known_google_url" and "last_prompted_google_url" settings support having a search&q=added to the end. For example, duckduckgo would work with, ...


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Actually what you see is "Downloads History", not "Downloads Directory". So the item will remains even though the actual file has been moved/deleted. Same concept like web browser downloads history, the history item will not remove even though the actual file has been deleted in file explorer. For example, Firefox Downloads history, you need to explicitly ...


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after lots of research... I have come to realize that you should remove the stock browser completely in order to restore Google search app as the default... removing the browser requires a computer and an app called "Xiaomi ADB/Fastboot Tools by Saki_EU" that can be found here: https://www.reddit.com/r/Xiaomi/wiki/tools


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The official DuckDuckGo app has its own search widget that can replace Android's built-in Google search widget. Have you tried that?


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Gesture Search is very nice (see the comment by Al Everett). It uses gestures to pick up letters which means you have more screen real estate (no on-screen keyboard shown). It doesn't show google suggestions which I don't need anyway, so it's a win-win for me (more space for what I'm interested in). My only complaints would be about the accuracy of the ...


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Press and hold the menu button (button to the left of the physical home button). It will launch google now and if you enter the first letter of the name of an app it should start listing those apps, at least it does it on my galaxy s3.


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In the current Firefox 28 the issue is solved by setting browser.search.loadFromJars to false in about:config. Then only the search engines I added myself are shown.


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I think it depends on the PDF, if it is searchable or not, for ezPDF does have a search function that highlight the searched text, as you can see in the image below: Screenshot (click image for larger variant) And there are many other applications that can highlight a searched text in PDF, like Adobe Reader, MoonReader+, Quickoffice, etc.


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It is not the same. for countries. Google search is not the same for you and a friend or your neighbor. Google keeps data for every person that uses that services and determines what he might like or might not like. At a country level based on all the search that you made and the citizens it decides what you or another citizen might like. Basically it is ...


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Adobe Reader does not seem to have that feature. Why not try ezPDF Reader? It supports whole word searches.


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After an Update of K-9 Mail I tried again to find it and succeeded (don't know whether this worked in a version prior to the new one). This is how you search in K-9 Mail inside a message: In the respective message select any text; in the upcoming menu (copy, past, select all), select the document with a magnifying glass on it; now the text you selected is ...


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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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Clearing the Settings App data will not reset any of your settings to their original state, but should clear the search history. In the settings, navigate to your apps and find Settings and tap on Clear Data. The app should close and when opened back up, the search history should be cleared.


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Note: I've tested this solution on CM12. Three answers saying the same thing but are rather extreme in their approach. I want to remove one query out of dozens I made. Why should I remove everything just to remove one? Not fair! First things first: In Android, it's possible to search for a specific setting by clicking the magnifying glass in the top ...


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Go to Settings, then Application manager, then click on VLC, then click on Storage, then Clear cache and Clear data, then restart the application. I did that and it worked just fine.


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UPDATE: According to a comment below, the OpenMic+ app has been taken down by the author. According to Google Help Forums, this feature seems not to have been implemented yet: At this moment, changing the hotword is not an available feature. However, we appreciate your feedback, and your feature request has been noted. Fortunately there is a ...


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LINE for Android provides in-line sticker suggestion when directly typing on the chat input text field. To enable/disable this feature: Go to Settings (the cog-wheel icon on the top-right, this can be accessed on 'Friends' page or 'More' page) Under "Shops", tap Stickers Under "Sticker settings", toggle Display suggestions When it is enabled, type a ...


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Although you can't remove search engines from Firefox for Android any more (which I think is the wrong decision for them to have made, personally), you can at least reorder the list, which almost makes up for not being able to remove search engines (I really don't want to ever use Bing, thanks Firefox). To reorder the list, go into Settings > Customise > ...


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