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AbhishekAbhishek AdminAdministrator Big Time
edited November 2014 in Google
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Google Now is the ultimate useful tool for mobile phones but sadly most of us do not use it to the full potential. It's power lies in set of commands that you can dictate and ask for anything. We have discovered huge (110+) list of Google Now Commands and we will be adding them from time to time as Google makes it available.

General Commands


  • “Search for [WordPress hosting]?

  • “Say [where is the movie theatre] in [French]?”

  • “How do you say [hello] in [Spanish]?”

  • “What is [Android]?”

  • “Who invented [the computer]?”

  • “Define [contemporary]“

  • “What is the meaning of [world]?”

  • “Who is married to [Barack Obama]?”

  • “Stock price of [Google]“

  • “What is [Twitter] trading at?”

  • “Author of [Da Vinci Code]“

  • “How old is [Tom Cruise]?”

  • “Where was [Martin Luther King Jr.] born?”

  • “Show me pictures of [the Taj Mahal]“

  • “Post to Google+ [I'm loving it]“

  • “Post to Twitter [Google Now is awesome!]“

Call, Email, Messages:


  • “Call [Sara]“

  • “Call [the Asian Art Museum]“

  • “Call [mom / dad / wife / uncle / aunt ...]” (Relationship must be added for your contacts)

  • “Send [email] to [Storm], [Subject: Meeting], [Message: Re-scheduled to 5PM]“

  • “Send [SMS] to [Sam mobile], [don't forget to buy movie tickets]“

  • “[Contact name]“

  • “Find [Sam's] [phone number / email / address]“

  • “Listen to voicemail”

  • “When is [Mary's] birthday?”

Control Applications:


  • “Open [Calendar]“

  • “Launch [Hangouts]“

  • “Take a [picture / photo / selfie]“

  • “Record a video”

Alarms & Calendar Controls:


  • “Set an alarm for [6 AM]“

  • “Set a timer for [30 minutes]“

  • “Wake me up in [2 hours]“

  • “Create a calendar event: [Party with Colleagues] [Sunday at 9 PM]“

  • “When’s my [next meeting]?”

  • “What is my schedule for [tomorrow]?”

Set Reminders & Make Notes


  • “Remind me to [buy groceries] at [6 PM]“

  • “Remind me [when I get / next time I'm at] [home / work / other location] [to call John]“

  • “Note to self: [My password for Google.com is 123456]“

Songs & Movies:


  • “Listen to / play [Gangnam Style] by [PSY]?”

  • “YouTube [how to cook chicken]?”

  • “Who acted in [Clash of the Titans]?”

  • “Who is the producer of [Gladiator]?”

  • “When was [The Last Airbender] released?”

  • “Runtime of [Avatar]“

  • “Listen to TV”

  • “What’s this song?”

  • “What songs does [Britney] sing?”

  • “Play some music”

  • “Watch [Toy Story 2]“

  • “Read [the Aesop's Fables]“

  • “What movies are playing [tonight]?”

  • “Where is [Thor] playing?”

Web Browsing:


  • “Go to [Tech Crunch]?”

  • “Open [gtricks.com]“

  • “Show me [android.com]“

  • “Browse to [facebook.com]“

Time & Date Information:


  • “What time is it in [San Francisco]?”

  • “When is the sunset [in London (optional)]“

  • “What is the timezone of [Hong Kong]“

  • “Time at [home / work]“

Calculations & Conversions:


  • “[arithmetic expression] equals”

  • “How much is [10] times [15]?”

  • “What is [32] percent of [1024]?”

  • “Square root of [441]“

  • “What is the tip for [90] euros?”

  • “Convert [currency / length ...] to [another currency / length ...]“

Maps & Navigation:


  • “Map of [London]“

  • “Where’s my hotel?”

  • “Find the [Eiffel Tower]“

  • “Where is [the Louvre]“

  • “Show me the nearby [shopping mall] on map”

  • “Navigate to [London] on car”

  • “How far is [Washington] from [California]?”

  • “Directions to [address / business name / other destination]“

  • “What are some attractions in [New York City]?”

Weather Information:


  • “Weather”

  • “What’s the weather like?”

  • “Do I need an umbrella today?”

  • “Is it going to rain [tomorrow / Monday]“

  • “What’s the weather in [California]?”

  • “How’s the weather in [New Jersey] on [Thursday] going to be?”

Flight Information


  • “Flight [AA 125]?”

  • “Flight status of [AA 125]“

  • “Has [LH 210] landed?”

  • “When will [AA 120] land / depart?”

  • “Show me my flights”

Sports Information


  • “How are [the New York Yankees] doing?”

  • “When is the next [Los Angeles Lakers] game?”

  • “Show me the [Premier League] table”

  • “Did [Bayern Munich] win their last game?”

Misc:


  • “Help me”

  • “Where’s my package?” (tracking confirmation must be in Gmail)

  • “Show me the menu for [Los Cubanos]“

Comments

  • AbhishekAbhishek Admin Administrator Big Time

    Easter Eggs


    • “When am I?”

    • “Do a barrel roll”

    • “What’s the loneliest number?”

    • “Make me a sandwich!”

    • “Sudo, make me a sandwich!”

    • “How much wood could a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood.”

    • “Beam me up, Scotty!”

    • “Tilt / Askew”

    • “Up up down down left right left right”

    • “Tea, Earl Grey, hot” (That’s a hard one)

    • “Go go gadget [app name]“

    • “When does the narwhal bacon?”

    • “What is the Bacon number of [random actor]?”

    • “What does the fox say?”

    • “What is the nature of the universe?”

    • “Who’s on first?”

    • “Lions, and Tigers, and Bears…”

    • “Who are you?”

    • “What is the answer to life, the universe and everything?”

    Nikola
  • AbhishekAbhishek Admin Administrator Big Time

    You can now search for your files on Google Drive using voice commands on Google Now.

    For example, you could say “OK, Google — search for resume on Drive” to get to your files without opening the app and typing keywords.
    asmi_choscuba323
  • asmi_choasmi_cho Member Entry Level
    So good to know,however for Google Now and Voice search we may need to optimize proper settings else we may encounter problems like your device is not recognizing your voice at all. Is'nt it?
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    Abhishek said:


    You can now search for your files on Google Drive using voice commands on Google Now.

    For example, you could say “OK, Google — search for resume on Drive” to get to your files without opening the app and typing keywords.

    good

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