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I have the feature turned on where it's always listening for "Okay Google Now." The problem is that about 10+ times a day, especially when driving and listening to podcasts or music, Google Now will kick in, thinking I just said "Okay Google Now" even when I didn't say anything.

When this first happened, I said "Nevermind" to make it go away but it doesn't understand that. I found that "Cancel" works.

So yesterday, I am driving and Google Now asks what I want. I say "Cancel" and then it says "Okay, the event has been cancelled."

WTF! This just deleted something from my calendar, possibly a co-worker's shared calendar, and I have no idea what the appointment was. I do IT consulting so I'm going to have an angry client on my hands if I don't show up and don't call because I have no idea I'm scheduled.
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I have the feature turned on where it's always listening for "Okay Google Now." The problem is that about 10+ times a day, especially when driving and listening to podcasts or music, Google Now will kick in, thinking I just said "Okay Google Now" even when I didn't say anything.

When this first happened, I said "Nevermind" to make it go away but it doesn't understand that. I found that "Cancel" works.

So yesterday, I am driving and Google Now asks what I want. I say "Cancel" and then it says "Okay, the event has been cancelled."

WTF! This just deleted something from my calendar, possibly a co-worker's shared calendar, and I have no idea what the appointment was. I do IT consulting so I'm going to have an angry client on my hands if I don't show up and don't call because I have no idea I'm scheduled.
You need to retrain it in a completely quiet environment. I have had zero problems with touchless control going off when I don't want it to. The only time it goes off is if someone who has a voice very similar to mine says "ok google now".
 
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Agreed on retraining. Only one person has ever been able to get it to trigger that wasn't me, and it took him about 15 tries before it finally worked.
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Thanks, will try that! To be fair, I am probably at fault here. I cheated by training it to respond to "Okay Google" instead of the full phrase. I'm just asking for problems with that..

I hope the 2nd gen will let me train any phrase I want! Owned this phone less than a month so far, and overall I am happy with it. It's a little sluggish compared to my iPhone 5 and LG Optimus G, so I'm hoping for a spec bump to match the other flagships. If it's successor is going to be another midrange device I might just hop over to a Nexus or something.

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There is already an Xposed module which will support a custom phrase for the touchless control I believe.
 
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Thanks, will try that! To be fair, I am probably at fault here. I cheated by training it to respond to "Okay Google" instead of the full phrase. I'm just asking for problems with that..

I hope the 2nd gen will let me train any phrase I want! Owned this phone less than a month so far, and overall I am happy with it. It's a little sluggish compared to my iPhone 5 and LG Optimus G, so I'm hoping for a spec bump to match the other flagships. If it's successor is going to be another midrange device I might just hop over to a Nexus or something.

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I had the same problem when I had trained it for "OK Google". Problem went away when I changed back to "OK Google Now".

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Thanks, will try that! To be fair, I am probably at fault here. I cheated by training it to respond to "Okay Google" instead of the full phrase. I'm just asking for problems with that..

I hope the 2nd gen will let me train any phrase I want! Owned this phone less than a month so far, and overall I am happy with it. It's a little sluggish compared to my iPhone 5 and LG Optimus G, so I'm hoping for a spec bump to match the other flagships. If it's successor is going to be another midrange device I might just hop over to a Nexus or something.

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Yep, the likelihood for false positives goes up quite a bit when using just "Okay Google" for TC.
 
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There is already an Xposed module which will support a custom phrase for the touchless control I believe.
What module are you talking about?
 
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There is already an Xposed module which will support a custom phrase for the touchless control I believe.
I wanna about this module too

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you could install OKCommandr and train it to respond to commands OK Google can't do. like if Google Now pops up, you could say OK Commandr, lock my phone.

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