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AH Primetime: Amazing List of Google Now Commands to Play With!

June 7, 2014 - Written By Brad Gesullo

 

 

Ever since it was announced during Google I/O 2012, Google Now has been a pretty big part of the Android Experience.  Google now was introduced to us with the Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) update, and has been growing ever since!  With Google Now you have all of the information that is important to you right at your fingertips in ways of cards or voice commands. Ever since we got our hands on Google Now, there has been an ever growing list of commands that you can use for Google Now. We have tried our best to compile the biggest list there is! Check it out!

 

Navigation

“Navigate to [Philadelphia, PA]”

“Navigate to [home]”

“Directions to [123 Main Street]

“[Biking] directions to [Mohegan Sun]”

“Find [the St. Louis Arch]”

“Where is [Grand Canyon]?”

“Where’s the nearest [ice cream shop]?”

“Map of [San Francisco]”

“How far is [Cleveland] from [Columbus]?”

“Show me the menu for [Rendezvous]”

“Where is my hotel?”

“What are some attractions in [Memphis]?”

“Where’s that museum with Egyptian stuff in San Jose”

“Where is Wooster Mass?”

“Take me to (location) by foot”

Reminders, Notes, and Tasks

“Remind me to walk the dog in 2 hours”

“Note to self, buy some apples so I can make a really nice pie”

“Remind me [when I get / next time I’m at] [home / work / other location] [to send an email to John]”

“Wake me up in [5 hours]”

“Create a calendar event: [Dinner in New York] [Saturday at 8 PM]”

“Open [Gmail]”

“Take a picture”

“Record a video”

“Call [my wife]”

“Send SMS to [Wayne Brady] [I will see you in a week]”

“Send email to [Adam Laroche] [I need you to call me as soon as possible.]”

“Go to [androidheadlines.com]”

Conversions & Calculations

“What is the tip for [125] dollars?”

“Convert [currency / length …] to [currency / length …]”

“How much is [18] times [48]?”

“What is [45] percent of [350]?”

“Square root of [81]”

“What’s [16 ounces] in [pounds]?”

“When is sunset?”

“What time is it in [Japan]?”

“What time is back home?”

“What’s 12 in hexadecimal?”

Weather

“Weather”

“Is it going to rain [tomorrow / Monday]”

“What’s the weather in [Boston]?”

“How’s the weather in [San Jose] on [Wednesday] going to be?”

Entertainment

“How much is Angelina Jolie worth?”

“What’s the cast of the Big Bang Theory?”

“When was the first episode of The Simpsons?”

“How old is [Bruce Springsteen]?”

“Listen to TV”

“Play Song [Insert Song]”

“How old is [Morgan Freeman]?”

“Author of [The Hobbit]”

Sports

“Who are the mascots of the San Francisco Giants?”

“What’s the capacity of Wembley Stadium?”

“How are [the Philadelphia Phillies] doing?”

“When is the next [Los Angeles Lakers] game?”

“Show me the National League East Standings”

“When does Hockey season start”

Communication

“Post to Google+ [I love bacon!]”

“Post to Facebook”

“Call Jane”

“Send text to Suzie, Don’t forget the milk”

Easter Eggs and Fun Stuff

“Lions, tigers and bears”

“Who’s on first?”

“What is the meaning of life, the universe and everything?”

“What does the fox say?”

“What is the loneliest number?”

“Do a barrel roll”

“How wood could a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood?”

“Beam me up, Scotty”

“Who are you?”

This is a great list, but I am sure there are probably a few commands missing. Let us know in the comment section if you don’t see a command that you use daily!