Searching HTC Butterfly and the Web

Searching HTC Butterfly and the Web

You can search for information on HTC Butterfly and on the Web. 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 Butterfly

  1. Open the Google app. Or press and hold the button.
    Tip: If you've already set up a Google account on HTC Butterfly, you will be given the option to sign in to Google Now. See Getting instant information with Google Now.
  2. In the search box, enter what you want to search for. As you type, matching items on HTC Butterfly and suggestions from Google web search are shown.
    Tip: To search for the information exclusively on HTC Butterfly, swipe your finger up the screen, and then tap Search phone.
  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 by speaking to HTC Butterfly.
  1. Open the Google app. Or press and hold the button.
  2. Tap , and then 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 to search again.

Setting search options

  1. Open the Google app. Or press and hold the button.
  2. Scroll to the bottom of the screen, and then tap > Settings to set the following options:
    • Voice. Set the Google Voice Search language, speech output, and more.
    • Phone search. Select which apps on HTC Butterfly are included when doing a search.
    • Privacy & accounts. Manage your location history, enable recent web searches to show, or clear your search history.
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