Google Now on tap is an interesting and useful search tool from Google that has been launched with the Android Marshmallow. Even after the launch of Google assistant in the latest android version from Google android Nougat, many people are still stuck with using Google Now. There might be many reasons for that. Their phone may not support the Nougat upgrade or just they don’t want to, but there are a lot of things that one can do using the Google Now on tap. Let me present you some of its little-known features for you
- For finding the meaning of a word in your smartphone stop doing the process of copying and pasting the word in Google search, but there is actually a simple thing that you can use to find the meaning of a word while you surf the web or read something. Just select the word for which you need to know the meaning for and then long press the home button, it will show the meaning automatically.
- Taking a screenshot may require you to hold a combination of keys if you use the same old mode to do that, but Google allows you to do that thing without the use of any keys, all you have to do is just keep hold the home button and then hit the share button which will be shown on the bottom of your screen and it will give you various options where you can share with your friends.
- There are actually quick shortcuts available on android for various tasks like setting an alarm, reminder, calendar entry and all. You can find these shortcuts by pressing and holding the home button for a while.
- Your smartphone actually has the ability to identify things and objects, all you have to do is just open the camera and face the camera towards the object or anything that you may want to know about and then hold and press the home button.
These are the simple interesting features that you can try if you don’t have Google assistant.