Any way to turn off the Google bar on the home screen?

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Is there any way of turning off the Google bar on the top of the home screen?

And if you do, can you undo it and make it come back if you later feel you liked it there?
 
Is there any way of turning off the Google bar on the top of the home screen?

And if you do, can you undo it and make it come back if you later feel you liked it there?
Yes but only by downloading a launcher from the playhouse. Then it "goes away"
 
I didn't turn it off, but I did replace it with the Google "g".

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Yes but only by downloading a launcher from the playhouse. Then it "goes away"

I don't understand... why the heck doesn't Motorola allow you to disable the lock screen, and Google allow you to disable the home screen bar - without having to download some 3rd party app to do it...?
 
I didn't turn it off, but I did replace it with the Google "g".

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What exactly is that? And I assume you need an app to do that? lol
 
OK, go into settings, apps, then all, scroll down to "Google search" and disable it. This is on the turbo. If you don't want to disable it, just do a long press on it and remove it from your home screen. That is actually what I did, then I went into my other screens and moved the "g" search icon to the main screen. It replaces the bar, but gives you the "g" if you want to search.

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You should be able to long press it and drag it to your trash bin. That will remove it from your homescreen and you can always go back into your widgets and add it later if need be.

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I guess. I wanted the Google search on my home screen. I just didn't want the Google search bar on it.

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You should be able to long press it and drag it to your trash bin. That will remove it from your homescreen and you can always go back into your widgets and add it later if need be.

S5 tap'n

Long pressing it doesn't do anything to it.... and when you release your finger it launches the app...
 
I guess. I wanted the Google search on my home screen. I just didn't want the Google search bar on it.

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Yes, that is exactly what I want... the Google Search and Voice Search - but don't want that bar across my home screen...
 
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When you long press it, doesn't three choices pop up, one of which is "remove". Drag it to that, or, when you release it, those three options stay open for you to choose?

After having said all this, I'm not sure where the search "bar" went to, if you wish to reinstall it.

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When you long press it, doesn't three choices pop up, one of which is "remove". Drag it to that, or, when you release it, those three options stay open for you to choose?

After having said all this, I'm not sure where the search "bar" went to, if you wish to reinstall it.

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When you long press it nothing happens, it just stays there...

And when you release your finger, it launches the app...
 
Here's a screenshot of how mine looks when I long press it.
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from here you can either move it to a different spot on that screen, move it to another homescreen, or drag it to the trashbin. I figured it was like this on all Android devices as this has always worked on my previous 3 smartphones. (All Samsung though, so that could be the issue in my case)
Good luck, hopefully someone can help you resolve this.

After having said all this, I'm not sure where the search "bar" went to, if you wish to reinstall it.

You should be able to find it in your widgets to re-add it to your homescreen.

S5 tap'n
 
Hmmm, I wonder if I changed a setting that won't allow me to move it...?
 
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