Google allows you to use the voice command “Ok Google” Android, iOS devices or the Google Chrome browser. It allows the user to perform some basic commands, such as Google searches, check routes on Google Maps, create reminders or notes, create events in the calendar, among other basic tasks. But before you can use these commands, you need to enable them on your device.
How to Activate Google Voice Commands?
To activate voice commands on the Android, open the Google application. In the upper-left corner of the application home screen, touch menu and then touch settings-> Voice-> detection of “Ok”. From there, you can choose when your Android device (tablet or smartphone) will hear you say “Ok”. Test by opening the application from Google and saying “Ok Google” to your Android device or by clicking on the Microphone icon on the screen. In Chrome is more or less the same, with the only difference being that the menu is on the right corner of the browser.
To activate voice commands on attachments with the iOS (Themotorcyclers), open the application from Google and touch your snapshot of the home screen in the upper left corner. Touch voice search, where you can change the language and when the search is initiated by the command “Ok”. Tap done and do the test as described above.
Tips on Voice Commands the Ok Google!
To say “Ok” or touch the microphone icon, you can get a simple search on your device, or you can use some commands a little more advanced. In some cases, you will need to have Google or third-party applications installed. Generally, every cell phone comes with Google applications installed by default, but custom Android ROMs may not have these applications and need of the installation so that the voice commands are enabled. Remember that headphones microphones are more precise for searches, plus help you be in a quieter environment. Different accents do not influence both in the results, although the Brazilian accent when using Google Now in other languages can give different results. Test and adapt your accent and pronunciation according to what works and what fails to work.
Set alarm – You can set an alarm on your default application, complementing the command with the schedule (set alarm to 7:00 in the morning) and to the frequency of the alarm (alarm set to 7:00 in the morning every day of the week).
Create event on the agenda – you can add the location, description, time, date and even the event frequency. A simple example: create event on the agenda meeting at the bar do zé in Rio de Janeiro, every Saturday at 10:00 in the morning.
My bills – will show you what are the upcoming accounts payable/win. May depend on the configuration of another application.
Call XX-XX is the name of a friend in your contact list. For example, can be “call mom” or “call”.
Send text message to XX – Here you can dictate a message to the person. For example, “send a message to my mother that I’m not going to lunch at her House today”.
Send message to XX Hangouts – same as above, and you can also dictate the message.
Start video call in the 20TH with Hangouts – can also be a group call, you can start with “begin call group hangouts with XX and YY”.
Send email to XX XX XX Message Subject – As described, you can dictate the recipient, subject, and the e-mail message.
How to get to XX of YY/where is XX-the first command can be done only with the first part (how to get to XX), but you can get more information and different paths. Where is XX can be used to ask “where is the nearest bakery?”, “where is the nearest tourist attraction?” or “where are you going on the show XX?” and many other variations.
What time is it in/on XX-To know what time it is anywhere in the world.
Need a coat today/it’s going to be hot or cold today/it’s going to rain today/what the weather forecast – will give you a result with the weather. Can be complemented with the location for which you want the forecast.
Where was born XX/YY/how old are you, what’s the birthday of ZZ-works for both your contacts in your list of Android as for people who have this information on Google, mainly the famous.
What’s the tip for X real/how much is the product XX – both are commands that can help your financial life. The first helps you establish a tip out of 10% optional. The second, helps you compare prices of products or services before making a purchase.
What does XX-translate desired in the dictionary.
How much is XX grams in pounds? -You can convert various other units such as meters in inches, pounds in pounds etc. Very useful especially for those who are traveling abroad.
Square root/Reason/half-Commands for calculations. You can multiply, divide and even do simple equations with these commands.
Where is my package-for tracking codes received in Gmail, allowing the tracking of orders.
How will my day tomorrow/When is the next meeting/what my next event – commands for your schedule, helping you to organize and prepare for the next event that is coming. You can also search for birthdays of contacts that are on its agenda.
Which songs are sung by XX/XX/music Singer who sang on the soundtrack of the movie XX-To find songs, singers, bands and even letters to the singers of shower.
What movies are on display/where is passing XX/how much is ticket for movie XX-commands to use when you want to schedule your visit to the movies.
Show me pictures of XX/XX attractions show me/show me the sights of XX-the first command is for image searches. The second and the third are very useful for planning trips, tours and trips.
What is the translation of XX to XX – remember that the translation is only available for the languages supported by Google apps.
Open application XX-self-explanatory, will open the application you want to use.
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