1. tetaganda's Avatar
    Pardon my newbieness. I was wondering if there's a way to quickly find the app I want to use without going through all my folders or the drawer? Similar to the search in iOS?


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    01-15-2013 05:38 PM
  2. DevSteven's Avatar
    Use the search bar from the home screen
    raziel likes this.
    01-15-2013 05:39 PM
  3. tetaganda's Avatar
    Use the search bar from the home screen
    Oh wow. I am dumb. I thought that's just to search the Web with Google.

    Thanks autoappforum.

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    01-15-2013 06:03 PM
  4. DevSteven's Avatar
    Your welcome!

    I only know cause I once saw it in the settings.
    01-15-2013 06:15 PM
  5. SpookDroid's Avatar
    I don't wanna sound paranoid but remember the legal spat between Apple and Samsung? Yeah, the one that's already cost Sammy 1 billion USD? Well, one of the patents involved is precisely being able to search for apps, documents, web, etc. in the same place (Universal Search). It was taken down from the SGSII, so it MAY be removed in a future update if the legal honchos decide the SGN2 it's infringing.
    01-17-2013 04:09 AM
  6. alamarco's Avatar
    How the hell could Apple win something like that? It's a Google search bar for pet's sake. This patent malarchy has gone too far.
    TheOtherBill and tetaganda like this.
    01-17-2013 04:04 PM
  7. tirith's Avatar
    Remember the htc evo 4g lte/one x delay? That's how. They had to update to no universal search to be able to get them out.

    Swyped from my Galaxy Note II on the Now Network
    01-17-2013 06:59 PM
  8. TheOtherBill's Avatar
    I don't wanna sound paranoid but remember the legal spat between Apple and Samsung? Yeah, the one that's already cost Sammy 1 billion USD? Well, one of the patents involved is precisely being able to search for apps, documents, web, etc. in the same place (Universal Search). It was taken down from the SGSII, so it MAY be removed in a future update if the legal honchos decide the SGN2 it's infringing.
    Wait a minute ... didn't Blackberry do Universal Search FIRST? (BlackBerry v6 had it in 2010) What about WebOS? I think they had it a long time ago also.
    tetaganda and alamarco like this.
    01-17-2013 08:54 PM
  9. tirith's Avatar
    Don't matter who did it first, Apple patents everything...

    And it's part of Google workings, doubt it's really going anywhere.

    Swyped from my Galaxy Note II on the Now Network
    01-17-2013 09:52 PM
  10. jdub1981's Avatar
    What search are you talking about? I only have a google voice search widget on my home screen and I tried it and only searches the web

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    01-17-2013 10:05 PM
  11. tetaganda's Avatar
    What search are you talking about? I only have a google voice search widget on my home screen and I tried it and only searches the web

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    After you hit search, look at the bottom, and scroll those options all the way to the right, you'll see "Phone". It'll search your phone..

    Search for app like in iOS-uploadfromtaptalk1358483353559.jpg


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    01-17-2013 10:29 PM
  12. tetaganda's Avatar
    Oh I love my s-pen! Screenshot then draw on it to easily show what you're talking about. Best. Phone. Ever.

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    01-17-2013 10:33 PM
  13. tirith's Avatar
    Oh I love my s-pen! Screenshot then draw on it to easily show what you're talking about. Best. Phone. Ever.

    Sent from the best. phone. ever. Galaxy Note II using Tapatalk 2
    Makes me feel like I'm highlighting nfl plays or something... lol

    Swyped from my Galaxy Note II on the Now Network
    tetaganda likes this.
    01-18-2013 12:29 AM

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