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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by jakefix, Dec 13, 2013.

  1. jakefix

    jakefix Lurker
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    i did the upgrade to kitkat on my moto x and the new google dialer is not searching. if i type something into my search field it only looks through my contacts. anybody else having this problem?
     



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  2. doogald

    doogald Extreme Android User

    That's been reported by others. The dialer on the Moto X with KitKat did not incorporate the web search enhanced dialer that the Nexus KitKat dialer uses. So, I'd call it not so much of a problem and, instead, intended behavior.

    See http://androidforums.com/motorola-m...-releases-4-4-verizon-moto-x.html#post6276978 and http://androidforums.com/motorola-m...-releases-4-4-verizon-moto-x.html#post6277034 (two posts in the same thread.)
     
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  3. jakefix

    jakefix Lurker
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    ahh that makes sense. thanks for the insight
     
  4. UncleMike

    UncleMike Android Expert

    I was a bit peeved when I first discovered this, as I've got a Moto X and a Nexus 5 here waiting for me to decide which one to keep. After using both, I'm finding that the web search in the dialer is not that useful to me, but the Caller ID on incoming calls could be useful. I've decided though that is not a factor in my decision.
     

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