Originally Posted by nex4fanboy
I've installed the Google Now Launcher and microphone icon is perpetually "empty." Checked that hotword detection was enabled in settings as well. I had Nova Launcher installed pre-wipe/root/flash to SlimKat and for some reason it remains in the icons list and I can't get rid of it. Not sure if related to the issue. Thanks!
do you have google search installed ? If yes, check whether it is configured properly. Open it and keep on pressing next until you see google now.
Tell me the feedback afterwards.