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Discussion in 'Android Lounge' started by rdwray, Aug 10, 2019.

  1. rdwray

    rdwray Lurker
    Thread Starter

    I have Blu Grand M2 with Android 8.1 and there is a box on the home screen that has "Search" (it is not a google search) entered in it but it does not do anything when selected, how do I get rid of it?
     


  2. Best Answer:
    Post #2 by JAy3001, Aug 10, 2019 (1 points)
  3. JAy3001

    JAy3001 Android Expert

    Try long pressing on it and it should highlight and give you an option to remove from your homepage.
     
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  4. rdwray

    rdwray Lurker
    Thread Starter

    Yes, I have tried to long press and drag to remove. After much searching, I found out that it is a "Google Go" search and it cannot be uninstalled.
     
  5. Dannydet

    Dannydet Extreme Android User

    In that case, simply install a different launcher from the play store, such as Nova launcher. With that you can make your home screen as you want
     
  6. MoodyBlues

    MoodyBlues Compassion is cool!
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    I just looked up Google Go in the Play Store. When I view it in a browser, it says it's incompatible with all my devices. Odd. So I looked at it in the Play Store app--where it says it's not available in my country. Ah-ha!

    It says a similar app is already installed: Google. Okay, so wherever you are, the Google Go app replaces the Google app--but you can't uninstall it. You can, however, disable it. At least you should be able to. Try that and see if the search box goes away.
     
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