1. chad783's Avatar
    With the new Lollipop, I found a cool feature that I haven't seen mentioned yet. You can now say "Ok Google" with the screen off and in stand-by mode but ONLY if it is plugged in. If it is unplugged, then you have to atleast wake up the screen. You don't have to unlock it, but just wake it up. But if it plugged in, you don't even have to wake it up. Pretty sweet.

    Once again, I don't think it has been mentioned yet but I thought I would bring it up.
    11-20-2014 11:50 AM
  2. doctordwaynewilliams's Avatar
    That is a cool feature. The Note 4 Also has that feature for S-voice. However, it Can be accessed when the phone is off and unplugged. The iPhone has a similar feature with Siri and can be accessed with the screen off, but only when its plugged into a charger.

    Note in my house!
    11-20-2014 11:55 AM
  3. Ed Briggs's Avatar
    This has been around since KitKat.
    11-20-2014 12:17 PM
  4. chad783's Avatar
    With Kit Kat, you had to atleast wake the device up (unlocked or not) to get "OK Google" to work. Now you don't even need to wake it up when it is plugged in. So that is new.
    11-20-2014 01:18 PM
  5. antilles76's Avatar
    Nope, it worked with screen off while charging. I used it a handfull of times like that on KitKat.
    11-20-2014 02:22 PM
  6. ptonantryloc's Avatar
    There were settings in Kit Kat to allow the same thing. The settings for that in Lollipop are under the 3-bar menu in the OK Google bar | Settings | "OK Google" Detection. Looking at those settings on my wife's Kit Kat Nexus 5, they look identical.
    11-20-2014 07:18 PM
  7. dcnblues's Avatar
    me too.
    11-20-2014 08:46 PM
  8. bulletmark's Avatar
    Nope, it worked with screen off while charging. I used it a handfull of times like that on KitKat.
    This is correct.
    11-21-2014 06:29 PM
  9. crxssi's Avatar
    I will only think it is cool when I can redefine what the key words are to something custom. Not only do I think it sounds stupid to say "OK Google", but people keep "OK Googlejacking" my Moto360 and other devices (thinking it is funny... and it is a bit.... sometimes). I could disable it on all my devices except the 360
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    11-21-2014 07:04 PM
  10. Zerocool84's Avatar
    I will only think it is cool when I can redefine what the key words are to something custom. Not only do I think it sounds stupid to say "OK Google", but people keep "OK Googlejacking" my Moto360 and other devices (thinking it is funny... and it is a bit.... sometimes). I could disable it on all my devices except the 360
    Yup, I wish we could make it custom too. My phone will sometimes randomly pull up Google search from me saying "Ok Something"
    11-21-2014 07:57 PM
  11. btroberts011's Avatar
    Nope, it worked with screen off while charging. I used it a handfull of times like that on KitKat.
    He's right I also used it a lot, but either way now you can too!

    G1, myTouch(rooted), NexusS, Nexus5
    11-21-2014 09:32 PM

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