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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by IzelTokatl, Aug 12, 2010.

  1. IzelTokatl

    IzelTokatl Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    Ok so google just announced the new Voice Search and Google Search apps, that work only on Froyo (2.2). I'm on that OS (yeah!) but can't install the apps? Anyone have some clues?

    Neither app can install successfully. I'm on CelebFroyo 1.9

    for full details on the new function:
    Just speak it: introducing Voice Actions for Android
     


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  2. IzelTokatl

    IzelTokatl Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    ok resolved my own problem, apparently if you have the older versions on your custom ROM, remove them, reboot, then install them and it works.

    /system/app/GoogleQuickSearchBox.apk

    /system/app/VoiceSearch.apk

    ---
    I choose to rename the files with .bak in case the new ones didn't work and had to go back. but its safe to delete.

    you can do via adb commands:

    adb remount

    adb shell rm /system/app/GoogleQuickSearchBox.apk
    adb uninstall com.google.android.googlequicksearchbox

    adb shell rm /system/app/VoiceSearch.apk
    adb uninstall com.google.android.voicesearch
     
  3. Rossco_Pee

    Rossco_Pee Android Enthusiast

    Absolutely love the new voice app! I can't believe how accurate it is.
     
  4. thenestor

    thenestor Android Expert

    For 2.1 users feeling left out, Vlingo 1.5 is now FREE in the market. (Used to be $10.) Does the same stuff, and it's available for Android 2.0 and 2.1.
     
  5. II Kings 9:20

    II Kings 9:20 Android Enthusiast

    Vlingo is great for voice dialing via Bluetooth, way better than stock Nuance
     
  6. striker59

    striker59 Newbie

    I discovered this feature on tnt lite version. 4.31
     

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