Use Voice Actions
You can use Voice Actions with Google Search to get directions,
send messages, and perform a number of other common tasks.
You initiate a Voice Action the same way you initiate a voice
search, by touching a
Chrome omnibox, or by saying "Google" when the Google Now
screen is open. For details, see
Next, speak the Voice Action you want to use. Here are some typi-
"Set alarm for 8:30 a.m."
"Send email to Marcus Foster. Subject: Coming tonight? Mes-
sage: Hope to see you later."
"Navigate to Mike's Bikes in Palo Alto."
As you speak, Voice Search analyzes your speech and initiates
If Voice Search doesn't understand you, it lists a set of possible
meanings. Just touch the one you want.
Some Voice Actions, such as "send email" and "note to self," open
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Translate to [language]
[A math phrase]
[Type of food]
[Type of food] in [location]
Microphone icon in a search box or the
Translate to Spanish,
Where is the Palace
75 divided by 6
Mexican food in Urbana,
"Search & Voice Actions basics."
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