1. icyjones's Avatar
    I don't have the device in hand, but it is coming soon, so I apologize if this is an obvious question.

    Does touchless control work with non-stock apps? For example, will it read a txt to me if I want to use Hangouts for txts?
    05-06-2014 03:22 PM
  2. JoeNM84's Avatar
    It will work with Hangouts for texts for sure, that is what I use.
    05-06-2014 03:48 PM
  3. PapaGary's Avatar
    Does touchless control work with non-stock apps?
    Hangouts is a stock app.
    05-06-2014 04:41 PM
  4. icyjones's Avatar
    I figured it would have some other messaging app, of course, I have only ever used HTC phone before now. Great news. Thanks!
    05-06-2014 05:03 PM
  5. Ccota08's Avatar
    Just to clarify, Touchless Controls doesn't read new texts to you. That job is relegated to Motorola Assist.

    But, yes, I can confirm that Assist will read you new texts if you're using a third party message app.
    05-06-2014 07:06 PM
  6. benhaube's Avatar
    I figured it would have some other messaging app, of course, I have only ever used HTC phone before now. Great news. Thanks!
    Well by default the standard AOSP messaging app is what is used for SMS. In the settings menu you can change the default SMS app to hangouts or any other SMS app that is installed on the phone. Assist should read out your messages as long as you set whatever app you're using for SMS as the default.

    Sent from my XT1060 using AC Forums mobile app
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    05-06-2014 08:55 PM

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