1. mayastig's Avatar
    Just updated my gnex to jelly bean, and was playing around with it but noticed the new sound search does not exist on my phone? tried to install the apk manually then it said something like the existing package by the same name exists....

    so did sound search get released with JB or not?
    10-01-2012 10:59 AM
  2. still1's Avatar
    I dont know if you know this or not but sound search is a widget and not an app.

    to verify if you have sound search go to Settings-->apps>All Apps[to extreme right]-->Sound Search

    or click the 6 square on dock and go to widget and look for sound search.

    btw, i have sound search on my Nexus.

    if you have accidently disabled it it will be on the bottom of all apps.
    10-01-2012 12:05 PM
  3. mayastig's Avatar
    your correct... its a widget not an app, my mistake.

    I just checked all my widgets and all my apps under settings, I dont see any sound search that exists. I thought it was part of 4.1.1 OTA, is it possible its hidden? btw, fwiw im on yakju.
    10-01-2012 06:10 PM
  4. still1's Avatar
    your correct... its a widget not an app, my mistake.

    I just checked all my widgets and all my apps under settings, I dont see any sound search that exists. I thought it was part of 4.1.1 OTA, is it possible its hidden? btw, fwiw im on yakju.
    It might not be available in yakju!! but only in takju... I dont have that version so that might be the reason.
    10-01-2012 10:26 PM
  5. mayastig's Avatar
    Found the problem. It seems Google froze the applications due to my region. Unlocked boot loader and rooted the phone and unfroze the now I have all the Google apps!
    10-01-2012 10:44 PM
  6. Elancore's Avatar
    Found the problem. It seems Google froze the applications due to my region. Unlocked boot loader and rooted the phone and unfroze the now I have all the Google apps!
    Hi mayastig..
    I have same problem at first it was there then it disappeared, can you please explain a bit how you fixed that? how do you unblock the apps? or change region.

    Thanks
    10-18-2012 08:19 AM
  7. Alyssa Aviles's Avatar
    I'm unable to get the sound search aka google ears widget on my gs3 as well. I just recently upgraded to jellybean 4.1.1
    11-20-2012 01:42 PM
  8. still1's Avatar
    I'm unable to get the sound search aka google ears widget on my gs3 as well. I just recently upgraded to jellybean 4.1.1
    check your language. if its Uk its disabled. international version is disabled as well. i think
    11-21-2012 05:22 PM
  9. mayastig's Avatar
    If your rooted just install an app called package enabler on the play store. It will unfreeze the apps that are locked by region.
    11-21-2012 08:03 PM
  10. Alyssa Aviles's Avatar
    Im in the US and my phone's not rooted. Is rooting the only way to go about it?
    11-29-2012 03:45 PM

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