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Now on Tap

Use Now on Tap to search information while viewing emails and websites, listening to music, or even while exchanging text messages.Now on Tap lets you look for information about the screen you're on so you don't have to leave the app. Just press and hold and Now on Tap shows you related information, apps, and actions.
Note: This feature may not be available in all languages.

Turning on Now on Tap

Important: Before turning on Now on Tap:
  • Make sure that you're signed in to your Google Account and have set up Google Now. See Setting up Google Now for details.
  • Turn location services on and make sure that you have an Internet connection.
  1. From the Home screen, tap , and then find and tap Google.
  2. Tap > Settings > Now cards.
  3. Tap Now on Tap, and then tap Turn on.

Searching with Now on Tap

  1. On the current app you're in, press and hold . Now on Tap analyzes the screen and shows a card with information, apps, or actions related to the searched item or location.
  2. Tap an item on the card to view more information or perform an action. You can also say, "‍OK, Google"‍ and say what you want to know about the searched item or location. For example, if Now on Tap searched for a restaurant, you can say "‍OK, Google. Take me to that restaurant"‍ to get directions to that location.
  3. To hide the information cards and return to the screen, press .

Turning off Now on Tap

  1. From the Home screen, tap > Settings > Google.
  2. Tap Search & Now > Now cards.
  3. Tap the switch next to Now on Tap.
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