Simple Search Widgets

Simple Search Widgets


Are you tired of looking at the Google Search widget, but still want easy access to searching? This widget is for you. With widget sizes of 1x1 and 1x2, this minimalist widget adds a simple icon to activate either Global Search or Voice Search.

Note: If you want to remove the Google Search bar from ICS or above, you will need to install an alternative launcher app, such as Nova Launcher. Then, add this widget to get back search functionality on your home screen.

This widget looks great with other minimalist widgets, such as Beautiful Widgets, Weather Eye, Circle Battery Widget, and Minimalist Text. Check out the last screenshot for an example with Weather Eye and Circle Battery Widget.

To use the Voice Search widget, you must have an app installed to handle voice searching. Google's Voice Search app is perfect for this, as is any other app that handles the android.speech.RecognizerIntent.ACTION_WEB_SEARCH Intent action.

Recent changes:
Added 1x1 widget with both Global Search and Voice Search icons.
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Free
93
4.7
User ratings
50
Installs
1,000+
Concerns
0
File size
111 kb
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About Simple Search Widgets
Are you tired of looking at the Google Search widget, but still want easy access to searching? This widget is for you. With widget sizes of 1x1 and 1x2, this minimalist widget adds a simple icon to activate either Global Search or Voice Search.

Note: If you want to remove the Google Search bar from ICS or above, you will need to install an alternative launcher app, such as Nova Launcher. Then, add this widget to get back search functionality on your home screen.

This widget looks great with other minimalist widgets, such as Beautiful Widgets, Weather Eye, Circle Battery Widget, and Minimalist Text. Check out the last screenshot for an example with Weather Eye and Circle Battery Widget.

To use the Voice Search widget, you must have an app installed to handle voice searching. Google's Voice Search app is perfect for this, as is any other app that handles the android.speech.RecognizerIntent.ACTION_WEB_SEARCH Intent action.

Recent changes:
Added 1x1 widget with both Global Search and Voice Search icons.

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A Google User
Aug 14, 2014
Just what I needed
A Google User
Jul 25, 2014
Underrated Thanks
A Google User
Jun 17, 2014
Perfect! Exactly what I was looking for. Now I can have a single 1x1 widget with both Google search and Google voice search.
A Google User
Mar 22, 2014
Brilliant Exactly what I need: straight into voice search, don't even need to swipe for Google now!
A Google User
Mar 17, 2014
I can't activate it Which home page, where's the all apps button so I can choose an icon?