Join Dan Gookin for an in-depth discussion in this video Exploring Google Now, part of Android Tips and Tricks (2015).
- Google Now is an interactive, useful and fun tool…that's available on all Android devices.…You don't have to use it, but if you do,…then you'll discover the more you use it,…the more useful it can be.…To access Google Now you can start the Google app,…although it's not the only way to get there.…You can also tap the Google search widget…on the Home screen.…Doing so gets you into Google Now,…but with search abilities activated.…Other shortcuts exist for accessing Google Now,…including swiping the screen from bottom to top.…
These are the more common ways to get into Google Now.…Once you're there, Google Now displays cards,…each of which is customized to an interest you have,…previous search items, or things you specify.…A lot of what you see depends on how you use Google Now.…So the more you use it, the more cards you see,…and the more customized they are.…Here you see cards for sports teams,…for stocks, weather, and location.…Tap a card to see more information,…such as this sports card.…
To add more cards,…simply search for something that interests you.…
- Finding and managing apps
- Shooting video
- Editing images
- Enjoying some tunes
- Reading ebooks
- Exploring Google Now
- Saving maps
- Printing from your Android
Skill Level Appropriate for all
1. Working with Apps and Widgets
2. Camera and Photo Tips
3. Recreational Activities
4. General Tips and Tricks
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