How To Search - HTC One M8

How To Search - HTC One M8
How To Search - HTC One M8

Learn how to Search on your HTC One M8. You can search for information on HTC One and on the Web. Start your search by entering a keyword or by using Google Voice Search.

Note

Some apps, such as People or Mail, have their own search function, which you can use to search only within those apps.

Performing searches on the Web and HTC One

Open the Google app. Or swipe up from the onscreen navigation buttons.

Note

If you've already set up a Google account on HTC One, you will be given the option to sign in to Google Now. To sign in to Google Now at a later time, tap Back Key.

  • In the search box, enter what you want to search for. As you type, matching items on HTC One and suggestions from Google web search are shown.

Note

To search for the information exclusively on HTC One, swipe your finger up the screen, and then tap Search Phone.

  • If what youre searching for is in the list of suggestions, tap the item to open it in its compatible app.

Searching the Web with your voice

Use Google Voice Search to find information on the Web by speaking to HTC One.

  • Open the Google app. Or swipe up from the onscreen navigation buttons.
  • Tap Voice Recorder icon, and then say what you want to search for. After speaking, matching items from Google web search are shown.
  • If what youre searching for is in the list, tap the item to open it in its compatible app. Otherwise, tapVoice Recorder icon to search again.

Setting search options

Open the Google app. Or swipe up from the onscreen navigation buttons.
Tap Menu icon > Settings to set the following options:

  • Phone search. Select which apps on HTC One are included when doing a search.
  • Voice. Set the Google Voice Search language, speech output, and more.
  • Accounts & privacy. Select which Google account to use for Google search, manage your location settings, enable recent web searches to show, and more.
  • Notifications. Enable or disable notifications for Google Now updates.

Note

You can also access the settings when viewing the search results. Pull down the screen to show the hidden menu button, and then tap Menu icon > Settings.

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