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    Default Google Now / Camera Microphone Conflict

    Launched my camera app on HTC One M7, and noticed an error flash briefly: "Another app is using microphone and it's terminated now".

    I think this is likely Google Now, which after a recent update now listens for "OK Google" on all screens. After this error, my phone no longer responds to "OK Google". After manually starting Google Now, it starts working again.

    Does anyone else have this? Is there a way to avoid the error? I've searched here and with Google, neither of which turn up any results.
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    Default Re: Google Now / Camera Microphone Conflict

    Are you using voice commands for the camera? That might be causing the conflict with Google. I know, both should be able to co-exist without issues, but at least we can figure out WHAT is causing the issue.

    You can also try to disable Google Now's "global" hot word (after reboot) and see if the error still pops up.

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