Commandr for Google Now

Commandr for Google Now

100,000 - 500,000 downloads

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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.

Full Android Wear Support
Either say "Okay Google" + the command to your watch or open up the full Android Wear app and tap on a command!

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

Command List (so far):
- Flashlight On/Off
- Wifi On/Off
- GPS On/Off (some devices)
- Bluetooth On/Off
- Wireless Hotspot On/Off
- Pause/Resume Music
- Previous/Next Song
- Read Unread SMS
- Read Last SMS From Contact
- Play Google Music Playlist
- Chatbot (for Siri-like functionality)
- Cellular Data On/Off
- Read Unread Gmail
- Raise/Lower Volume
- Silence/Unsilence Ringer
- Set Volume to Percentage
- Unlock/Lock phone
- Take a Picture
- Take a Selfie
- Shutdown (Root)
- Reboot Recovery (Root)
- Restart (Root)
- Clear Notifications (Root)
- Wolfram Alpha
- Send Whatsapp message
- Enable/Disable Rotation Lock
- Enable/Disable Sync
- Night mode (Disable wifi, data, and ringer)
- Enable/Disable Airplane Mode (Root)
- Enable/Disable Car Mode

Developer: Ryan Senanayake
Graphic Designer: Adriano Loiacono
Open Source Contributors: Aaron Disibio (aka firesoul453), Moksh Jawa, flyingtoaster0, emansih

Special thanks to Moksh Jawa for his outstanding work not only in his open-source contributions, but also in his relentless marketing of the product

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: Thank you Google (closes Google and reopens previous app) - this will only work if you are not using Google Now Launcher
- New Command: Screen Brightness (specify percentage)
- Fix crash on Lollipop when donating
- Don't show the annoying no command toast when using the Xposed module
- Updated translations
- bug fixes

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

    by Chibuzo Elonu on 08/12/2014

    This should be incorporated into stock android so that it is baked into every phone running android

  • (51 stars)

    by Arin J. Rightnowar on 07/12/2014

    I'm really enjoying this app so far. Very handy when you don't have a hand free and can do most of the things that Google can't do by itself.

  • (51 stars)

    by Damien Mesure on 07/12/2014

    This is amazing, it brings so much more funcionality to google know and it's free. Everybody should try this, you have nothing to lose. It's so simple and it works!

  • (51 stars)

    by Yash Jha on 07/12/2014

    Works as it say

  • (51 stars)

    by James Crawley on 07/12/2014

    Google needs to hire this guy

  • (51 stars)

    by Ross Tracy on 07/12/2014

    I really like all the commands thus far. I hope that there are regular updates with new features.

  • (51 stars)

    by Don Beagle on 07/12/2014

    Seems to work very well