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Default Google Now launcher --press home, then say "Ok Google".

Hey guys,
I really wanted the "Ok Google" from home like I have on my Nexus. After doing this, you can press the home button to wake the device up and then simply say "ok google, remind me to talk to my boss when I get to work". It takes specific versions of the apps to make this work and I located a combination that wiill do the job.

You will need:
  • Google Play Store installed
  • Google Search installed from Play Store.
  • A copy of ADB

Installation
  1. Un-tar.gz this file with whatever program you use for file compression, to a folder called "GoogleLauncher"
  2. Navigate to the "GoogleLauncher" folder,
  3. Using your copy of ADB, type "adb remount", then "adb push *.apk /system/app"
  4. Go to Settings>System>Accessibility>Quick Boot and disable Quick Boot
  5. Reboot your watch.

Conclusion
This worked for me. If you're having problems or you'd like this turned into an app you can download and press a button to perform the tasks above, let me know.
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Hey guys,
I really wanted the "Ok Google" from home like I have on my Nexus. After doing this, you can press the home button to wake the device up and then simply say "ok google, remind me to talk to my boss when I get to work". It takes specific versions of the apps to make this work and I located a combination that wiill do the job.

You will need:
  • Google Play Store installed
  • Google Search installed from Play Store.
  • A copy of ADB

Installation
  1. Un-tar.gz this file with whatever program you use for file compression, to a folder called "GoogleLauncher"
  2. Navigate to the "GoogleLauncher" folder,
  3. Using your copy of ADB, type "adb remount", then "adb push *.apk /system/app"
  4. Go to Settings>System>Accessibility>Quick Boot and disable Quick Boot
  5. Reboot your watch.

Conclusion
This worked for me. If you're having problems or you'd like this turned into an app you can download and press a button to perform the tasks above, let me know.
Would this work for the callisto 100? x201?
 
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Would this work for the callisto 100? x201?
Don't quote the OP in its entirety. Its a waste of space. It can also be confusing if the directions change.

It likely would.
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Don't quote the OP in its entirety. Its a waste of space. It can also be confusing if the directions change.

It likely would.
haha ok thanks. been using tasker to imitate the ok google command for now.
 
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I really wanted the "Ok Google" from home like I have on my Nexus. After doing this, you can press the home button to wake the device up and then simply say "ok google, remind me to talk to my boss when I get to work".
On my S2, Google Now is both part of the Google Launcher and Google Search. For those of us running Loki's EnSec + Operative, does the Google Launcher below replace SmartLauncher as the home action? In other words, are we giving up SmartLauncher / WP8 Launcher / OUI2.0 to get Google Now?

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This worked for me. If you're having problems or you'd like this turned into an app you can download and press a button to perform the tasks above, let me know.
What about making it a flashable zip? Operative includes TWRP, so we should be able to flash system APKs.

Thanks!

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Or just download and install the apk?

http://www.androidpolice.com/2013/11...-apk-download/
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Jaskru, I was wondering the same thing. I did what you suggest above back in February, and the OK Google launcher has been an option ever since. Works better than typing, for most stuff.

I am otherwise on unrooted stock, though I do not suggest others use their TrueSmarts unpatched at all.

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Or just download and install the apk?

http://www.androidpolice.com/2013/11...-apk-download/
This doesnt work with just installing the APK. you get a toast stating that there is a problem.
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This doesnt work with just installing the APK. you get a toast stating that there is a problem.
Probably dependent on also having the google search apk installed first, eh?
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Probably dependent on also having the google search apk installed first, eh?
that's not it. something is missing from the system apps. I tried just installing them, it didn't work.
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