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How To Enable Ok Google from Anywhere on your HTC One M8

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Default How To Enable Ok Google from Anywhere on your HTC One M8

OK...so if you are interested. Here are the steps you need to do to enable the "OK Google" voice command to be used from any screen on your HTC One M8

1) First, from your Google Now homescreen, simply say “OK Google” to bring up the voice search window

2) Next Say say “OK Google Everywhere”. Google will display a search results page, simply click on a link (any link) ...this unlocks the settings you’ll need to adjust in the next section.

3) Next, go to Settings, Language and Keyboard, then select Voice Search.

4) Select “OK Google” detection, and check the boxes next to where you want to be able to search from the Google Search App from (any screen and even from the the lock screen).

5) Google will have you run through a quick training to teach it how you say “OK Google”

Thats it.I am still testing the effect on the battery but it doesn't seem too bad. Having the ability to use "ok Google" from the lock screen is a big time saver.

Enjoy!
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Haven't noticed any significant battery driain. Has anyone else?
 
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been using this for about a week now,seems to have no big affect on my battery..I love that saying ok google works even when the phone is off and charging
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been using this for about a week now,seems to have no big affect on my battery..I love that saying ok google works even when the phone is off and charging
Yea...me too !
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