Google Now on Tap

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One of the greatest features that came with Android Marshmallow is Google Now on Tap. With Google Now, when you long-press the home button, Google Now shows up Google Now Cards that you set up. Now, in Android Marshmallow you can do more with Google Now on Tap. In this article we are going through this great feature and how to use it.


With “Now on Tap”, you can get quick info about the current content you are displaying. If you are in some app, you can get info about what is shown in this app without having to close it. So if you are surfing iFixScreens website and long-press the home button you will get something like that without having to close your browser.


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Now on Tap can be useful to give you immediate hints and tips. It can provide you with more info about a place or a person. It can give you user reviews about a movie or a restaurant or a movie. It may also help you know the details about your favorite song or video. Now on Tap would be your favorite Android feature, we promise.

How to Enable Google Now on Tap

To enable Now on Tap, go to Settings >> Google >> Search and Now. From there go to Now on Tap and enable it. If you cannot enable it, probably that is because you don’t have Now Cards enabled. Then go back to Now Cards and enable Show Cards.


google now on tab step2Now on Tap is a very interesting feature. It can help you a lot having useful info very quickly. However, sometimes it might be very normal. It may provide you with the information you’d get from a regular search. But anyway, it’s ease of access is still very beneficial and makes it an outstanding feature in your Android phone.

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