Welcome to the Android Central Forums Create Your Account or Ask a Question Answers in 5 minutes - no registration required!
Results 1 to 8 of 8
  1. Thread Author  Thread Author    #1  

    Default Swipe down or right to search

    Old habits die hard, i want a tweak on ny z 2 to swio down of swipe righf to op a search bar like spotlight.

    Any advice ?
  2. #2  

    Default Re: Swipe down or right to search

    Do you have an Xperia Z2? Have you considered installing the Google Now Launcher, if available on your phone? That way, when you swipe in from the left, you'll get the Google Now screen, which has the Google Search bar. If you type anything into the Google Search bar, it can search the web and your phone (you can select where on your phone you want to search). Of course, you can do the same thing from the Google Search bar on any homescreen--I'm just suggesting an option that is similar to your old habit of swiping in to get the Searchlight.
  3. Thread Author  Thread Author    #3  

    Default Re: Swipe down or right to search

    Googlrsearch bar is slow...
  4. #4  

    Default Re: Swipe down or right to search

    That's interesting--it's quite fast on my Nexus 5. Searches for contacts or apps on my phone give results instantly. You have the Xperia Z2, correct?
  5. Thread Author  Thread Author    #5  

    Default Re: Swipe down or right to search

    Jip... Z2 and its fadter thab a nexus but stikk way slower than spotlight. As i havr to tap then type. Spotlight its swyoe type
  6. #6  

    Default Re: Swipe down or right to search

    Sorry, I don't know what to tell you. If your Z2 is faster than a Nexus 5, and my Nexus 5 gives instantaneous results when using Google Search on the web or the phone, then I don't see how it can be way slower than Spotlight. Is tapping the Google Search Bar and then starting to type really that much slower than swiping Searchlight over and starting to type? It'd be interesting to see a side-by-side comparison.
  7. #7  
    Golfdriver97's Avatar

    Posts
    23,456 Posts
    Global Posts
    23,898 Global Posts
    ROM
    SlimKat

    Default Re: Swipe down or right to search

    Can you elaborate on how the search bar is slow? Also, if you install Google Keyboard, that will allow you to swipe type.

    Phone Timeline
    What could not be changed, must be endured - New Spring, by Robert Jordan
    Community Guidelines and also here, Developer Rules, and Marketplace
    Mobile Nations Sister Forums: iMore/Connectedly/Windows Central/Crackberry
  8. Thread Author  Thread Author    #8  

    Default Re: Swipe down or right to search

    Im back on ios.... Cant handle android or the crappy z2 any longer. The soft and bad quality of calls was the last straw for me...


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

Similar Threads

  1. Picture to Twitter upload issue
    By Stwutter in forum LG G3
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 08-18-2014, 10:23 AM
  2. Google Play Store Crash to Desktop--Need Help
    By James12 in forum Google Play Store
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 08-17-2014, 01:57 AM
  3. Moving large files to note 3, a couple of questions
    By ripper2020 in forum Samsung Galaxy Note 3
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 08-16-2014, 08:12 PM
  4. SG3 "Processing Failed" every time I try to register my phone
    By AC Question in forum Ask a Question
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 08-16-2014, 02:14 PM
  5. Replies: 1
    Last Post: 08-16-2014, 01:14 PM

Posting Permissions