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List of top 100+ Google Now voice commands

Google Now is smart, virtual, voice-enabled intelligent personal assistant developed by Google. It’s Google’s answer to Siri. Google Now may not be as talkative like Siri or Cortana but has its own set of perks. Google Now voice function has been surprisingly robust over past couple of years.
The silent search app does its job pretty well and won’t let you down once properly configured. Let’s have a look at more than 100 pretty useful Google Now voice commands which might make your life easier.


General Information and tasks

  • “Who invented [time travel]?”
  • “Define [idealism ]”
  • “Say [Nice to meet you] in [Spanish]?”
  • “Where was [Mahatma Gandhi] born?”
  • What is the meaning of [dynamic]?”
  • “Search for [Formula 1 Race]?
  • “Post to Twitter [Enjoying The Day]”
  • “How do you say [Good Night] in [French]?”
  • “Who is married to [Amir Khan]?”
  • “Stock price of [MSFT]
  • “What is [Twitter] trading at?”
  • “What is [Google glass]?”
  • “Show me pictures of [Amazon River]”
  • “Post to Google+ [Going to NYC]”
  • “Author of [Da Vinci Code]”
  • “How old is [Morgan Freeman]?”

Application

  • “Take a [picture / photo / selfie]”
  • “Record a video”
  • “Launch [Google Play Music]”
  • “Open [Settings]”

Notes and Remainder

  • “Remind me to [buy groceries] at [6 PM]”
  • “Remind me [when I get / next time I’m at] [home / work / other location] [to call John]”
  • “Note to self: [My password for Google.com is 123456]”

Alarm and Calendar

  • “Set an alarm at [7 AM]”
  • “Wake me up in [5 hours]”
  • “Set a timer for [30 minutes]”
  • “Create a calendar event: [Party with Colleagues] [Sunday at 9 PM]”
  • “When’s my [next meeting]?”
  • “What is my schedule for [tomorrow]?”

Calls and Messages

  • “Listen to voicemail”
  • “Send [email] to [Jack], [Subject: Delay in Project], [Message: Re-scheduled to 5PM]”
  • “Send [SMS] to [Jack], [get in here soon]”
  • “Call [Jack]”
  • “Call [mom / dad / wife / uncle / aunt …]” (You need to add relationship to contact)
  • “[Contact name]”
  • “Call [BIMR Hospital]”
  • “Find [Jack’s] [phone number / email / address]”

Time and Date

  • “What time is it in [San Francisco]?”
  • “When is the sunset [in London (optional)]”
  • “What is the time zone of [Hong Kong]”
  • “Time at [home / work]”

Maps and Navigation

  • “Map of [London]”
  • “Where’s my hotel?”
  • “Find the [Eiffel Tower]”
  • “Where is [the Louvre]”
  • “Show me the nearby [shopping mall] on map”
  • “Navigate to [London] on car”
  • “How far is [Washington] from [California]?”
  • “Directions to [address / business name / other destination]”
  • “What are some attractions in [New York City]?”

Entertainment

  • “Listen to / play [Bad Blood] by [Taylor Swift]?”
  • “What songs does [Adele] sing?”
  • “YouTube [Austin Evans]?”
  • “When was [Men in black II ] released?”
  • “Runtime of [Interstellar ]”
  • “Who is the producer of [Transformers]?”
  • “Listen to TV”
  • “What’s this song?”
  • “Who acted in [Oblivion]?”
  • “Play some music”
  • “Watch [The Martians]”
  • “Read [the Aesop’s Fables]”
  • “Where is [The Avengers] playing?”
  • “What movies are playing [afternoon]?”

Maths : Calculation and Conversion

  • “[arithmetic expression] equals”
  • “How much is [10] times [15]?”
  • “What is [32] percent of [1024]?”
  • “Square root of [441]”
  • “What is the tip for [90] euros?”
  • “Convert [currency / length …] to [another currency / length …]”

Web Browsing

  • “[arithmetic expression] equals”
  • “How much is [10] times [15]?”
  • “What is [32] percent of [1024]?”
  • “Square root of [441]”
  • “What is the tip for [90] euros?”
  • “Convert [currency / length …] to [another currency / length …]”

Flight Information

  • “Show me my flights”
  • “Flight [AK 968]?”
  • “Has [AK 968] landed?”
  • “When will [AK 968] land / depart?”
  • “Flight status of [AK 968]”

Weather Related

  • “Weather”
  • “Do I need an umbrella today?”
  • “What’s the weather like?”
  • “Is it going to rain [in evening/ Saturday]”
  • “How’s the weather in [NYC] on [Friday] going to be?”
  • “What’s the weather in [Delhi]?”

Sports

  • Say a team name to get the latest score during the season.
  • When is the next [Warriors] game?
  • Where are the [Giants] in the [MLB] standings?
  • Who does [LeBron James] play for?
  • Who won [the Superbowl]?
  • When is the [Stanley Cup final]?

Miscellaneous Fun Commands

  • “When am I?”
  • “Do a barrel roll”
  • “What’s the loneliest number?”
  • “Make me a sandwich!”
  • “Sudo, make me a sandwich!”
  • “How much wood could a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood.”
  • “Beam me up, Scotty!”
  • “Tilt / Askew”
  • “Up up down down left right left right”
  • “Tea, Earl Grey, hot” (That’s a hard one)
  • “Go go gadget [app name]”
  • “When does the narwhal bacon?”
  • “What is the Bacon number of [random actor]?”
  • “What does the fox say?”
  • “What is the nature of the universe?”
  • “Who’s on first?”
  • “Lions, and Tigers, and Bears…”
  • “Who are you?”
  • “What is the answer to life, the universe and everything?”

Conclusion

Voice commands are not only proved to be useful and timesaving in various situations but fun too. Try experimenting more phrases with Google Now and you’ll be surprised by the extent that Google Now understands. Start using Google Now voice commands and make your life easier.
Do we left some commands? Apart from this list, do you know any other Google Now voice command? Do let me know in comments.

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