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Simple trick to enable 'Ok Google' on any screen

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8th September 2014, 07:21 PM |#31  
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Originally Posted by ReOmbra

your model firmware please

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9th September 2014, 06:02 AM |#32  
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I noticed another things. The feature seems only to work when google search is a system app. It comes as stock in my current firmware (BR stock 4.4.4) and I usually uninstall all the google clutter from system (and replace some of them with user installation) but with google search I took the care of backing it up. When restored the "ok google everywhere" feature could not be activated anymore even if restored to system (and pretty much messes everything). If deleted and reinstalled from playstore you never get the feature again even if you push the app to be a system app.

Also it works for me to use dual languages, leaving US English as default I don't lose the "everywhere" feature.
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24th October 2014, 12:40 PM |#33  
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I'm on EU Retail 4.4.4 right now and I'm not getting the "From any screen" option under "Ok Google detection" settings. Do I have to flash the BR Retail firmware to get this to work? I can't find a BR retail firmware that matches my CID number (7)
24th October 2014, 01:33 PM |#34  
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All you need to do is change the language to US...then you should get more settings.
24th October 2014, 02:56 PM |#35  
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It's already on US, i'm not getting any of the settings
13th November 2014, 03:39 PM |#36  
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Works for me on any screen+ lock screen...
14th November 2014, 02:46 PM |#37  
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Thanks, this works for me
14th November 2014, 05:36 PM |#38  
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Originally Posted by mindsport

It's already on US, i'm not getting any of the settings

i had the same problem.. and i have resolve..!!
i don't think that is a reason of firmware but of account.. when yuo are in the screen of google setting into google now .. you look audio history??
if you don't see this feauture try to send a feedback to google clicking in the top of the screeen (three little point).. and tell to google that you haven't the audio history..
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