1. Tazio Nuvo's Avatar
    On my SGS4 with kit-kat 4.4.2, I have OK Google turned "on" in Google Settings. However, OK Google only works if I tap in the Google Search box first. That defeats the purpose since I can just as well tap the microphone icon in the search box and get the same result. I thought the point of OK Google was not to have to tap but just to speak.
    Am I missing something here?
    06-13-2014 02:51 PM
  2. JimSmith94's Avatar
    On my SGS4 with kit-kat 4.4.2, I have OK Google turned "on" in Google Settings. However, OK Google only works if I tap in the Google Search box first. That defeats the purpose since I can just as well tap the microphone icon in the search box and get the same result. I thought the point of OK Google was not to have to tap but just to speak.
    Am I missing something here?
    The latest version of Nova Launcher lets you switch to "Okay Google" from "Hi Galaxy".
    Tazio Nuvo likes this.
    06-13-2014 10:31 PM
  3. Ben_LikesTrains's Avatar
    As far as I know (I may be wrong here) the Ok Google phrase only works on the Google now launcher which I have as standard on my Nexus 5, however its easily sideloaded using an apk online. Personally I use the launcher over Nova etc. It's brilliant.

    Sent from my Nexus 5 using AC Forums mobile app
    Tazio Nuvo likes this.
    06-14-2014 12:54 PM
  4. rob damiani's Avatar
    On my SG4 GPE, I hold down the "Home" button and then speak "Ok Google".
    06-15-2014 05:16 PM
  5. JimSmith94's Avatar
    On my SG4 GPE, I hold down the "Home" button and then speak "Ok Google".
    That's because you're on a Google device, not a carrier's.
    06-16-2014 01:31 AM
  6. Condelestat's Avatar
    Smart Launcher 2 enables "OK Google" as well.
    06-26-2014 05:30 PM

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