Commandr for Google Now

Commandr for Google Now

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Add commands to Google Now, no root required!
No more "note to self" before every command! (v2.0)

As Featured on CNET, LifeHacker, SlashGear, Android Police, Android Authority, Android Central, Droid Life, Android Community, Android Pit, and more!
"If you are looking for a way to add a few extra voice commands to Google Now, give Commandr a try!" - CNET
"... if you're using your phone hands free in the car, it can be a life saver" - LifeHacker
"With the 3rd-party-developed app Commandr, Google Now gets a boost" - SlashGear
"... meet Commandr, the new in-between service for flipping hardware switches in Google Now" - Android Police

Google Now Just Got Better
Now you can use Google Now to control your flashlight, toggle settings, control music playback, and much more!

Google Now Just Got Personal
Add your own custom commands through Tasker to make sure your device fits your lifestyle.

Listening to You
Vote on new commands or suggest new ones so that we are working on adding the commands you want.

Improving Quickly
Don't wait for Google! Updates will be quick and support request responses quicker.

Unify Your Smartphone
Access all the features of your device through Google Now so you don't have to remember what app does what.

Setup and Forget
Once you setup Commandr, it will always be accessible from Google Now and will only run when needed. It won't slow down your phone or your boot.

Commands work fully offline! (have to type instead of speak)

Command List (so far):
- Turn On/Off Wifi
- Turn On/Off Bluetooth
- Turn On/Off GPS (for some phones)
- Turn On/Off Cellular Data
- Pause Music
- Resume Music
- Next Song
- Previous Song
- Read Aloud Unread SMS
- Play Google Play Music playlist
- Chatbot to make Google Now one step closer to Siri
- Read Unread Gmail
- Raise/Lower Volume
- Set Volume to percentage
- Unlock/Lock Phone
- Take a Picture (counts down from 3 before taking)
- Take a Selfie (counts down from 3 before taking)
- Wolfram Alpha
- (Root Only) Shutdown, reboot into recovery, restart phone
- Any Tasker command you can dream of!

Coming Soon (vote for priority in-app):
- Toggle Silent Ringer
- Send Whatsapp Message
- Toggle Rotation Lock
- Read Last Text from Contact
- Toggle WiFi Hotspot
- Toggle Car mode
- Clear all notifications
- Toggle NFC
- Too many to list...

Developer: Ryan Senanayake
Graphic Designer: Adriano Loiacono
Open Source Contributors: Aaron Disibio (aka firesoul453), Moksh Jawa

Source code:

Do not enable Talkback Accessibility service instead of Commandr. If you do this by accident and notice an orange box around tappable items, please see the Talkback support pages to turn off the service.

Tasker (In-App): Use this for launching a single task
1. Install Commandr and Tasker - [url][/url]
2. Navigate to Tasks and press the add button in the bottom-right
3. Configure the command and keep note of the name
4. Ensure that Tasker is enabled (icon in top left is colored)
5. Go to preferences (top-right) > Misc and check "Allow External Access"
6. In the Commandr app click Tasker
7. Find the command you created and enable it by tapping the switch top-right
8. (Optional) edit the phrase that will activate the command

Tasker (Plugin): Use this for launching multiple tasks
1. Install Commandr and Tasker - [url][/url]
2. Under Profiles Click Add
3. Event
4. Plugin
5. Commandr
6. Configure the phrase to listen for
7. Add tasks to profile

Recently changed in this version

- New Command: Silence/Unsilence Ringer
- New Command: Enable/Disable Rotation Lock
- New Command: Send Whatsapp Message
- Added ability to donate based on huge number of requests (thank you guys so much!!!)
- Updated Translations - help contribute at
- Various bug fixes

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Comments and ratings for Commandr for Google Now
  • (66 stars)

    by Erick Ugaz on 21/08/2014

    The best

  • (66 stars)

    by Eddie Alvarez Jr on 20/08/2014

    Highly recommended!

  • (66 stars)

    by Symon Anderson on 20/08/2014

    Works like a charm with Bluetooth commands.

  • (66 stars)

    by Muntashir Muzib on 20/08/2014

    It's a great app but it does not return to the previous app after a command. I'm using a stock Moto G on 4.4.4. ART Runtime

  • (66 stars)

    by Chris Hollingsworth on 20/08/2014


  • (66 stars)

    by Shaya Zarkesh on 20/08/2014

    I especially like the direct wolfram alpha integration :)

  • (66 stars)

    by Daniel Cronin on 20/08/2014

    Makes Google Now as good as it should be!