Wednesday, August 30, 2017

How To Utilise OK Google Commands

By simply using your voice, you've found a friend in Google. Here, 7 simple ways to utilise OK, Google commands.

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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]' -

  • Evernote
  • OneNote
  • Wunderlist

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]"

4. TRAVEL

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.

Thanks Google!

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