1. Snareman's Avatar
    I saw with the latest update to google search that I am supposed to be able to use the phrase Ok Google, but I can't find anywhere to set that. When I go to train the phrase I still only have Ok Google Now as an option. Am I missing it somewhere?
    10-06-2013 11:54 PM
  2. DASHAUS's Avatar
    When you train it you can say whatever you want

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    10-06-2013 11:56 PM
  3. Snareman's Avatar
    I tried that. When I said okay Google, it said that it didn't recognize the phrase okay Google now and that I should try again.

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    10-07-2013 12:11 AM
  4. DASHAUS's Avatar
    I have mine set to ok Google without the now, didn't have any problems.

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    10-07-2013 01:02 AM
  5. doggy2965's Avatar
    I thought OK Google was only when Google now was open. I still think you have to use OK Google now in touch less controls.

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    10-07-2013 05:54 AM
  6. skatergirl's Avatar
    I have not done anything and I tested "OK Google" and it said hello to me.
    10-07-2013 07:24 AM
  7. 18t's Avatar
    Initially when I got the phone I used OK Google. It was buggy and would launch touchless controls at random times. Hopefully that bug was fixed.

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    10-07-2013 08:51 AM
  8. YAYTech's Avatar
    It's not meant to use a different phrase. Some have been able to trick it into using another phrase that sounds phonetically similar to "ok google now", but the more different it is, the less likely it is to accept the phrase both in training, and in real life use. I'd love for them to make it work with custom phrases, but for now it's a case of "your results may vary" when it comes to other phrases.
    10-07-2013 10:15 AM
  9. Zorro1's Avatar
    I left out the 'now' when I first set it up, no problems.
    10-07-2013 10:26 AM
  10. doogald's Avatar
    I saw with the latest update to google search that I am supposed to be able to use the phrase Ok Google, but I can't find anywhere to set that. When I go to train the phrase I still only have Ok Google Now as an option. Am I missing it somewhere?
    It's with Touchless Controls on Moto X/Maxx/Ultra/Mini phones that you can wake the phone with "OK Google Now". What the update you are talking about did was update the Google Search (and Google Now) app to respond to "OK Google" when you open Google search on any Jellybean phone, not just Motos.

    The dumb thing about this is that these apps always were supposed to respond to speaking the phrase "Google". Obviously, "OK Google" contains the phrase "Google", so I'm not sure exactly what this added.

    Anyway, on your phone, open up Google Now (usually by holding Home and sliding up on the circular "Google" that appears when you long-press home.) When this opens, say "OK Google". It should now be listening for your spoken search phrase.

    So, to be clear - this was not a change to Touchless Controls on Motorola phones. That app is still supposed to be responding to "OK Google Now". Once Google Now opens, you can continue searches by saying "OK Google". Or, just "Google".
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    10-07-2013 08:44 PM
  11. Zorro1's Avatar
    Let's be clear: I was talking about Touchless Controls. It works.
    10-07-2013 09:21 PM
  12. doogald's Avatar
    Let's be clear: I was talking about Touchless Controls. It works.
    Right, I undersood that.

    I was answering the OP. The training setting has to do with touchless controls, *not* with the Google Search app. You do not train the Google Search app - it recognizes what it recognizes; it's a general Android update, not an update to touchless controls on the Droid Maxx. And, as Zorro1 mentions, many people have reported success training touchless controls to respond to "OK Google" or "OK Droid" or "OK Droid Maxx".
    10-07-2013 09:26 PM
  13. doogald's Avatar
    Ok, I finally understand what the change to Google search did.

    When you launch Google Now - even prior to this update - it would recognize that you were dictating a search command when you spoke the word "Google". Theoretically. What the new update added is, after you have performed a search of any kind with the Google Search app, whether dictated or typed, and are looking at the results of the search in the Google Search app - you can now dictate a new query by saying "OK Google". You could not do that before with the prior release - you had to touch the microphone control in the search box to voice dictate another query.

    But, again - this has nothing to do with Touchless Controls on the Maxx/Ultra/Mini/X. To invoke touchless control you still have to train it to respond to a spoken "OK Google Now." Theoretically, as plenty of people report training a different phrase successfully.
    10-08-2013 01:45 PM
  14. Snareman's Avatar
    Ok, I finally understand what the change to Google search did.

    When you launch Google Now - even prior to this update - it would recognize that you were dictating a search command when you spoke the word "Google". Theoretically. What the new update added is, after you have performed a search of any kind with the Google Search app, whether dictated or typed, and are looking at the results of the search in the Google Search app - you can now dictate a new query by saying "OK Google". You could not do that before with the prior release - you had to touch the microphone control in the search box to voice dictate another query.

    But, again - this has nothing to do with Touchless Controls on the Maxx/Ultra/Mini/X. To invoke touchless control you still have to train it to respond to a spoken "OK Google Now." Theoretically, as plenty of people report training a different phrase successfully.
    Ah, that makes sense. Thanks!
    10-08-2013 07:11 PM
  15. tonyiltigre's Avatar
    Trying to set up ok google now train launch phrase does not work. Any suggestions?
    10-13-2013 08:35 AM
  16. YAYTech's Avatar
    Trying to set up ok google now train launch phrase does not work. Any suggestions?
    What problem are you having?
    10-13-2013 11:57 PM
  17. Spider210's Avatar
    Trying to set up ok google now train launch phrase does not work. Any suggestions?

    Go to play store and search touchless controls, there is an update for the app
    10-15-2013 09:36 PM
  18. redddog's Avatar
    Not seeing that.
    10-16-2013 02:49 PM

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