By simply using your voice, you've found a friend in Google. Here, 7 simple ways to utilise OK, Google commands.Tech
1. HOW TO GET STARTED
For iOS -
'To turn on voice search' or to 'Start a voice search' using an iPhone or iPad, simply follow these instructions.
For Android -
'To turn on voice search' or to 'Start a voice search' using an Android device, simply follow these instructions.
Now that you're all set, try the following list of OK Google commands for the perfect everyday companion throughout a busy life - whether you're wanting to read emails on the run, set alarms, surf the web or just a few good laughs.
2. KEEP ORGANISED
Rise and grind -
- Say "set an alarm for [insert the time you need to wake up]"
It's a date -
- Say "create a meeting"
- Say "add a meeting"
- Say "schedule a meeting"
Know what's coming up -
- Say "when is my next meeting?"
- Say "show me my calendar"
- Say "create a calendar event"
For to-dos and making notes, there are many commands for OK Google. Simply say 'Make a note with [insert the name of one of the following compatible apps]' -
3. EMPLOY THE WEB
Surf the web -
- Say "go to [insert the website you'd like to visit via a Google search]"
- Say "browse [insert the website you'd like to visit instantly]"
Get directions -
- Say "navigate to [insert destination]"
Check your flight -
- Say "what is the flight status of [insert airline and flight number]"
5. A TUTOR AT YOUR FINGERTIPS
Maths help -
- Say "what is [insert number] multiplied by [insert number]"
- Say "what is the squad root of [insert number]"
English help -
- Say "define [insert word]"
- Say "synonyms for [insert word]"
6. SURE TO MAKE YOU LAUGH
OK Google funny commands and OK Google tricks -
- Say "what's the loneliest number?"
- Say "how to get married?"
- Say "what does the fox say?"
- Say "make me a sandwich"
- Say "how to lose weight?"
7. OK GOOGLE OK GOOGLE
Ask away -
- Simply say "OK Google" and ask away!
Find out more about how you can utilise your smart device in-store at Clarendon's Telstra Shop South Melbourne, where Peter Smith and a dedicated team of local experts are available 7 days a week to assist your mobile needs.
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