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    Question Please Help with GoLauncher Ex and Google Now

    I just bought a Nexus 5, and I am still learning the android format. I like the Google Now ("ok Google") feature, but I cannot get that to work within GO Launcher EX. I have found the widget that looks exactly like the search bar in the Google Now Launcher, but it does not respond to that voice command. Is there a way to have the GO Launcher work like the Google Now in that regard? If so, where do I find it, or how do I make it work. Thank you for your help.
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    Default Re: Please Help with GoLauncher Ex and Google Now

    AFAIK you'd have to use something like Tasker to replicate the listening functionality that is built into the Google Search Launcher.
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    Default Re: Please Help with GoLauncher Ex and Google Now

    Simple, go to :

    Add, Widget, select Google Search or Google Now.

    Or does Google Now keep the mic open all the time in the stock launcher? I checked the 4.4.2 stock launcher, and there is a widget built in at the top of every screen that has a mic button (but you still always have to click it to open the mic and say "ok google").

    I use Go launcher ex 3.26, fwiw. It would be nice if they put a built in google now widget at the top of every screen, or the official Google Now Launcher had all the features I need (more than five screens is the main reason I stay with Go Launcher)

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