Searching HTC Desire X and the Web

Searching HTC Desire X and the Web

You can search for information on HTC Desire X and on the Web by using Google® Search. Start your search by entering a keyword or by using Google Voice Search™.
Tip: Some apps, such as People or Mail, have their own search function, which you can use to search only within those apps.

Performing searches on the Web and HTC Desire X

  1. From the Home screen, tap .
  2. In the search box, enter what you want to search for. As you type, matching items on HTC Desire X and suggestions from Google web search are shown.
  3. If what you’re searching for is in the list of suggestions, tap the item to open it in its compatible app.

Searching the Web with your voice

Use Google Voice Search™ to find information on the Web just by speaking to HTC Desire X.
  1. From the Home screen, tap > Voice Search.
    Tip: If the Google search bar is available on the Home screen, you can also tap .
  2. Say what you want to search for. After speaking, matching items from Google web search are shown.
  3. If what you’re searching for is in the list, tap the item to open it in its compatible app. Otherwise, tap Retry to search again.

Setting search options

  1. From the Home screen, tap .
    Tip: If you can't find the Google search bar on your Home screen, tap > Google.
  2. Press to hide the keyboard, and then tap > Settings to set the following options:
    • Voice. Set the Google Voice Search language, speech output, and more.
    • Phone search. Select the apps on HTC Desire X which you want included when doing a search.
    • Privacy and accounts. Manage your location history, enable recent web searches to show, or clear your search history.
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