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I'm not a COMPLETE nub (although this may be something easy to fix, I'm just not sure how to, if at all.)

- Google Now version: 3.5.15
- Google Play Servces: 5.0.x

Cleared data for the Google search, not quite to google now launcher, although I'll try that now.

Restarted the device.

The Ok google hotword is still there, however, the extra settings are not there, almost like it's registering that I never updated it.


Could this be a custom ROM issue?
 
 
2nd July 2014, 08:35 PM |#2  
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I'm not a COMPLETE nub (although this may be something easy to fix, I'm just not sure how to, if at all.)

- Google Now version: 3.5.15
- Google Play Servces: 5.0.x

Cleared data for the Google search, not quite to google now launcher, although I'll try that now.

Restarted the device.

The Ok google hotword is still there, however, the extra settings are not there, almost like it's registering that I never updated it.


Could this be a custom ROM issue?

Is your language English (US)? For me the extra options were grayed out until I changed the language to English (US).
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2nd July 2014, 08:53 PM |#3  
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from what I've read, its a server side option that Google needs to activate on your account
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2nd July 2014, 09:10 PM |#4  
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Is your language English (US)? For me the extra options were grayed out until I changed the language to English (US).

Yeah, I ensured that as well. Thank you for your input though


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from what I've read, its a server side option that Google needs to activate on your account

hmmm, I wonder why they would push the update to my phone but not update my account. CURSE YOU GOOGLE
2nd July 2014, 11:39 PM |#5  
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hmmm, I wonder why they would push the update to my phone but not update my account. CURSE YOU GOOGLE

I wonder the same thing but you can force it if you want it now.

http://nexus5.wonderhowto.com/how-to...itkat-0155963/
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I wonder the same thing but you can force it if you want it now.

http://nexus5.wonderhowto.com/how-to...itkat-0155963/



i think that you were right in regards to the server-side switch.

It magically showed up yesterday when I stopped checking it every 2-3 mins at about 9:30p or so.

-shrug-

No rhyme or reason to the flag on the account I guess...?
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