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    Default Widget to search device and the Internet

    I am looking for a widget that will work the way spotlight search works on the iPhone. I want to be able to search my phone for apps, documents, music, pictures and videos. Search should also expand to the Internet and also the Google play store. Any suggestions?
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    Default Re: Widget to search device and the Internet

    I guess Google search is ok. I would just prefer if it displayed local results first. I think it has to do with Apple's lawsuit a couple of years ago, about universal search.
    I have also found Aurora and Vtap quick search.
    I think I just have to get used to the Android way more. The many iPhone years are difficult to forget and I keep trying to make things work like on iOS. That is wrong, so I will try to avoid that in the future

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    Default Re: Widget to search device and the Internet

    Quote Originally Posted by petvas72 View Post
    I guess Google search is ok. I would just prefer if it displayed local results first. I think it has to do with Apple's lawsuit a couple of years ago, about universal search.
    I have also found Aurora and Vtap quick search.
    I think I just have to get used to the Android way more. The many iPhone years are difficult to forget and I keep trying to make things work like on iOS. That is wrong, so I will try to avoid that in the future

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    I think you are right about the litigation and Google search results. However, if you put with your search 'near me' that does do a better job at filtering.

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