How to Fix “OK Google” voice command not working on sony xperia z5

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Jan 7, 2016, 4:27:20 AM via Website


The “OK Google” voice command isn’t working on a Sony XPeria Z smartphone. It either does nothing or makes a sound, but doesn’t open Google Now.
How to program “Okay Google” on any Sony Xperia Z, including Sony Xperia Z2, Xperia Z3, Xperia Z4, Xperia Z5, Xperia Z5 ultra.
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To program the Ok google voice command into a sony xperia z smartphone if it isn’t working, you must follow these steps:

  1. Navigate to yoru Sony Xperia phone. Open your “Google” app and tap on the three bars on the top left;


  1. Select Settings >Voice > “Ok Google” Detection


  1. Make sure “From Google Search app” and “From any screen” are both toggled ON

  2. Go back <- into Voice and make sure Language is set to English (US).

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Nick Jacobs

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Jan 7, 2016, 8:08:55 AM via Website

Nice article on the voice command of Google. i will defiantly try this for my phone. A good informative post.

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May 11, 2018, 11:30:09 PM via Website

Impressive and informative.. thanks mate..