The Complete Beginners Guide to How to use Google voice on android without service

Android is certainly a widely popular and most affordable platform for mobiles and tablets users. The popularity of the mobile operating system defines it’s dominance over the others. Android comes with tons of awesome features.

If you are an Android 4.1 or later version of Android user, you might have already used OK GOOGLE that is quite similar to Siri of iOS and Cortana of Windows Phone. Even though Cortana is much more better in all the aspects from Siri and Google personal assistant, the workflow of Google Now is totally different from other similar apps i.e. Siri, Cortana etc. but it is being treated as a digitized personal assistant among Android users.

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If you have used Google Now, you know how it works. You must have said OK Google every time after opening the Google app on your Android device or just tap the speech button on the home screen for the speech recognition and told what you want to do.. By making use of Google Now, you can search for anything. You can ask questions to get answers from the web. On the other hand, you can utilize it to call somebody, Toggle Bluetooth, open installed app and many more things on your device.

All you need to do is open Google Now and say Ok Google to start giving command. Ok Google works like a passcode to run Google Now. You can use Google Now deprived of saying Ok Google but who would like to tap on the screen when he/she can do the same using voice command. Isn’t it?

How to use Google voice on android without service

Obviously, it will take much time to get things done. But, if you are using Android 4.3 or later version, you can get Google Now on any screen you want. Suppose, you are watching movie on your mobile or browsing internet. At such moment, you just have to say Ok Google to open Google Now instantly. This is as simple as said.

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Guess what it is possible as well, you do not need to tap on the screen and then tell the command. It is possible now that you can just go ahead and say Ok Google and Google Now will listen to you right away from any screen on your device. So now the question is how to use google voice on android without service?

How to use Google voice on android without service

Before doing anything, you are supposed to know that this tricks works only on Android 4.3 or later versions.

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Step 1: Open Google Settings from menu or app drawer.

Step 2: Tap on Search & Now.

Step 3: Tap on Voice.

How to use Google voice on android without service

Step 4: Tap on Languages and select English (US). If English (US) is already selected, skip this step. Without having English (US), this trick won’t be working.

How to use Google voice on android without service

Step 5: Tap on “Ok Google” Detection.

How to use Google voice on android without service

Step 6: Tick on From any screen.

How to use Google voice on android without service

Step 7: Make sure that you have selected I Agree.

Step 8: Now you have to say Ok Google three times to let your phone recognize your voice.

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Step 9: Once you complete Ok Google, you will get a screen which confirms that you have enabled it.

This implies that you have successfully enabled Google Now and now you can access that from anywhere.

Now, you can also enable Google Now/Ok Google on Lock Screen too.

How to use Google voice on android without service

That’s it! You are done. Now you should be able to use OK GOOGLE in all your screens. let me know in the comments if you face any issues while doing this or else, Please do not forget to sing up for the news letters to get the tips like this directly in your email inbox. Cheers!

I am a 25-year-old dude from a small village Narasinghpur in Cuttack, Odisha, INDIA. I am a graduate in M.Tech from BITS Pilani. I Started blogging back in June 2014 and you can check out my other blogs at www.prabhudatta.com.

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2 Comments on "The Complete Beginners Guide to How to use Google voice on android without service"

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Clinton McCool
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Good info, but misleading title. This has nothing to do with “Google Voice” (google’s phone forwarding service). The title should be changed from “How to use Google voice” to “How to use Google Now”

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