Launch Google Now Using Your Voice on the Samsung Galaxy Note 3
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- 1 This is part of the VisiHow series on how to use the Samsung Galaxy Note3. You can visit the main reference of the article on how to Use Samsung Galaxy Note 3 for a full list of Note3 VisiHow Articles
- 2 How does Google Now works?
- 3 Launch Google Now using your voice
- 4 Questions and Answers
- 5 Comments
This is part of the VisiHow series on how to use the Samsung Galaxy Note3. You can visit the main reference of the article on how to Use Samsung Galaxy Note 3 for a full list of Note3 VisiHow Articles
Samsung has taken advantaged of Android's power that they introduced S Voice. S Voice allows you to give specific commands for your phone to follow. Such brilliant idea has made using Android devices different from other smart phones. Seeing the popularity and effectiveness of S Voice, Google has upped the ante and made a virtual assistant out of your phone under the application name "Google Now". Aside from the usual type-keywords-and-search functions, Google Now allows you to search for keywords using your voice. The application also allows you to give voice commands to your phone, just like what S Voice does. This allows you to take control of your phone with minimal touches.
How does Google Now works?
Google Now works, mainly by going to the application and tapping on the microphone to issue out commands. So you tap on the microphone and issue Get to Google Now on the Samsung Galaxy S4 and your device should respond accordingly. If you still do not know it, there is a way to get completely "hands-free" when using Google Now. You can simply say "OK Google" and your phone will interpret it that same way as you have tapped the microphone con on Google Now. This way, you can continue with your daily task without even touching your phone.
Launch Google Now using your voice
To launch Google Now using your voice, you need to open Google Now on your phone first. From there, you can enable "hot word" detection under settings for your phone to recognize the command, "OK Google". These next two articles will help you launch Google Now on your device using your voice.
Open Google Now
Before you can go to settings, you need to open Google Now first. Follow these procedures to get to Google Now:
- 5You are done with opening Google Now.
Enable Hot word ("OK Google") to launch Google Now
Once you are on the Google Now application, you can now set it up to recognize the hot words, "OK Google". This hot words allows the phone to recognize the command as the triggering words for Google Now usage. To enable hot words, follow these:
- 7You are done with launching Google Now using your voice on Note3.
Disable Hot word ("OK Google") to launch Google Now
Having your phone listening may not be necessary if you will not be using the S Voice or Google Now so turning off the feature when not used can spare you a few of more battery juices. To disable Hot word detection, follow these:
- 4Remove the check mark on the box to the right of "Hot word detection" option to allow your phone to not recognize the triggering words, "OK Google", to launch Google Now.If Hot word detection is turned off, you need to tap on the microphone icon again to give commands.Advertisement
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- Use your voice on Android. n.d. https://support.google.com/websearch/answer/2940021?hl=en (accessed February 11, 2014)
- How to use 'OK Google' voice command to use Voice Search on Android phone. 2014. http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/how-to/google-android/3498976/use-ok-google-voice-command-on-android/ (accessed February 11, 2014)
Questions and Answers
My Google voice says offline, how do I turn it back on?
My Google voice says offline, how do I turn it back on. I have tried: Nothing don't know where to go. I think it was caused by: No idea, didn't turn off
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