Handy List of Google Now Voice Commands at a Glance

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  1. dgstorm

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    The folks over at Phandroid put together a handy list of all the most useful voice commands for Android users with Google Now enabled smartphones. Here's the full breakdown below!

    Essential commands

    • “Go to [Phandroid.com].” [*Of course we recommend DroidForums.net instead. ;)]
    • “Search for [Samsung Galaxy S5].”
    • “Open [Gmail].”
    • “Take a picture.”
    • “Record a video.”
    Productivity

    • “Remind me to [call John at 6PM].”
    • “Remind me to [buy toilet paper at Target].”
    • “Set an alarm for [6PM].”
    • “Create a calendar event: [Happy Hour at Union on Friday at 5:00PM].”
    • “Where’s my package?”
    • “Note to self: [remember to buy milk].”
    • “What’s the tip for [$42]?”
    Communications

    • “Call [George Smith].”
    • “Call [Mom mobile].”
    • “Text [Lee that I'm running 5 minutes late].”
    • “Send email to [Rob Jackson, subject, Google Now, message, Check out these Voice Commands].”
    • “Listen to voicemail.”
    • “Find [Bruce’s] number.”
    • “When is [Mary’s] birthday?”
    • “Post to [Google+]: [Google Now is awesome].”
    Media

    • “Listen to: [TheDirty Projectors].”
    • “Play: [The Beatles].”
    • “What’s this song?”
    • “Play some music.”
    • “Watch [Toy Story 3].”
    • “What movies are playing tonight?”
    • “Where is [X-Men] playing?”
    • “Show me pictures of the [Chesapeake Bay Bridge].”
    Navigation and Travel

    • “Navigate to [Ocean City, MD].”
    • “[Biking] directions to [The Brewer’s Art].”
    • “Find [the Eiffel Tower].”
    • “Where is [the Empire State Building]?”
    • “Where’s the nearest [ice cream shop]?”
    • “Show me the menu for [Holy Frijoles].”
    • “Call [Ledo's Pizza].”
    • “Show me my flights.”
    • “Where is my hotel?”
    • “What are some attractions in [Baltimore]?”
    Information

    • “What time is it in [London]?”
    • “Do I need an umbrella today?”
    • “What’s the weather in [Cape Cod] for [the weekend]?”
    • “Where was [Albert Einstein] born?”
    • “How old is [Brad Pitt]?”
    • “How do you say [‘hello'] in [Spanish]?”
    • “What does [onomatopoeia] mean?”
    • “What’s [Google’s] stock price?”
    • “What is [Twitter] trading at?”
    • “What’s [16 ounces] in [pounds]?”
    • “What is the square root of 2209?”
    • “When is sunset?”
    • “Did the [Orioles] win today?”
    • “How did [the San Francisco Giants] do?”
    Thanks for the handy list!
     
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  2. jspradling7

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    Cool. Thank you.
     
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    civiksi New Member

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    Nice. Gotta bookmark this. I forget so many of these.
     
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    It's quite obvious that someone from the Baltimore area compiled this list.... :)

    ...and we shouldn't forget that we can ask Google what the fox says.
     
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