Search Button Override

Search Button Override


After upgrading to Jelly Bean search button changed its functionality to open Google Now instead of doing search in current application. This application prevents Google Now to pop up every time you hit search button by accident by disabling it. After you install this application just hit search button and select Search Button Override from the list of applications to handle action with Always preference. Now every time you hit search button you will see notification in the title bar instead of Google Now. Long press on the search button will work the same - open a voice search. Search action on lock screen will not open Google Now as well, sadly you cannot override search button without modifying behavior of search action on lock screen.
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3.9
User ratings
34
Installs
1,000+
Concerns
0
File size
148 kb
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About Search Button Override
After upgrading to Jelly Bean search button changed its functionality to open Google Now instead of doing search in current application. This application prevents Google Now to pop up every time you hit search button by accident by disabling it. After you install this application just hit search button and select Search Button Override from the list of applications to handle action with Always preference. Now every time you hit search button you will see notification in the title bar instead of Google Now. Long press on the search button will work the same - open a voice search. Search action on lock screen will not open Google Now as well, sadly you cannot override search button without modifying behavior of search action on lock screen.

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A Google User
Aug 14, 2014
Not Work! Asem ig! After instaled then open this app it just show some crap description. Useless,dont instal! Cause its not what u expected!
A Google User
Jul 30, 2014
Salvation! My phone acts like pressed the search button randomly (old slider...happens on tilt a lot). This app was Super Helpful!! Thanks a ton.
A Google User
May 8, 2014
Abandoned Does not work amd Dev abandoned this project. Go look up Rocket Launcher instead
A Google User
Apr 14, 2014
Simple and effective solution Yes, disables Google search button without uninstalling speech-to-text.
A Google User
Jan 15, 2014
Can you enhance it to start an app? My phone has a dedicated hardware button on side mapped on google search and I'd like to run my favourite app with that button rather than just suppressing it. That will be also really appreciated!