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Old December 15th, 2010, 02:50 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Ziplip Voice Search not working as expected/Not same as Motorola Droid

Hello everyone,

I have recently purchased a Samsung Mesmerize, and I'm having issues with the Voice Search function. I am unable to use it to call contacts, or call local businesses as I can on my Motorola Droid. Let me give you some examples:

<Press Voice Search App, wait for prompt> say Call Nancy Waters Mobile
(This calls contact Nancy Waters at the Mobile #)

<Press Voice Search App, wait for prompt> say Call Best Buy Janesville Wisconsin
(This Google Searches the Number for Best Buy in Janesville, WI, and Displays it, and calls it automatically.)

<Press Voice Search App, wait for prompt> say Call Voicemail
(obviously, this dials voicemail)

All of these work flawlessly on the Droid. On the Mesmerize, all of the spoken words are entered into a Google Search. It literally says, "Call Nancy Waters Mobile" in the browser w/ Google Search results.

I've verified the Settings > Search > Searchable Items dialog, all are checked. One note: the Web checkbox that I have on the Droid is not present on the Mesmerize. Clearly Voice Search DOES search the web since no matter what I say gets correctly recognized and websearched. I'm not sure what else to do to rectify this issue. Any ideas?

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-pd

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Old December 15th, 2010, 05:12 PM   #2 (permalink)
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If you find an answer to this, let me know.

It does not work on my Droid X or my wife's Droid Incredible. Never has, even after the recent updates.
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I just tested it on mine, using both the quick search button on the phone, and accessing the app through the app menu.

It worked for me both times.
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