Google Updates Search for Android

With the release of Ice Cream Sandwich, Google updated the mobile search experience for 4.0 devices with a brand new look and faster navigation. Now, the company has rolled out the update for all Android devices running 2.2 and above. The design of the revamped search interface shows that Google is getting their act together and finally refining Android with a much better looking UI.

ICS is only available on a handful of devices, but it should be ported over to the masses once CyanogenMod 9 is released in the next few months.

  • Tap the arrow to the right of a search suggestion or history item to add it to your search term before searching.
  • Get suggestions from other apps on your phone – check out searchable items in Search settings.
  • Long press on home screen to add the Google Search widget, if you don’t have it already, to access search faster.
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