Voice commands: Google Nexus 4

Learn how to use voice commands on the Google Nexus 4.

 

 

 

 

Open an app

 

To open apps using voice commands, follow these steps:

 

  1. Swipe up from the home button to open Google Now.
  2. Say a command. For example: Speak, "Open Messaging."

 

 

Voice dial a contact

 

To use voice dialing to call a contact, follow these steps:

 

  1. Swipe up from the home button to open Google Now.
  2. Say a command. For example: Speak, “Call John Smith.”

 

 

Write a text message (SMS) with voice

 

To write and send a text message (SMS) using voice commands, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the All appsAllAppsicon.jpgicon.
  2. Say "write a text message."
  3. Tap edit message to edit details.
  4. When finished say "send message" or tap Send send+icon.png to send the message.