Sesame - Universal Search and Shortcuts

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    Sesame - Universal Search and Shortcuts

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    Sesame is a powerful universal search on Android. It integrates with your launcher, learns from you, and makes hundreds of personal shortcuts. With Sesame universal search, everything is 1 or 2 taps away!

    "Sesame will change how you use your phone" - Android Unfiltered

    "A must have app" - TechRadar

    See our exclusive Nova Launcher partnership:

    • 100+ shortcuts added to your device
    • Fully customizable, gorgeous search UI
    • Learns from you
    • Search with dozens of apps using Google Autosuggestions
    • Fast Search that's designed to work in 1 or 2 taps. It matches the first letters of words. Typing “S” “B” will bring “Spotify: The Beatles” to the top. Since it learns from you, next time just “S” will do
    • API integrations to Spotify, YouTube, Gmail, Maps, Slack, Reddit, Telegram and more
    • Detects wallpaper colors and styles itself
    • Powerful tools to make your own shortcuts
    • Works with all launchers and has a special partnership with Nova Launcher
    • We don't store or sell your data
    • Unlimited free trial. Only pay if you decide it's worth it!

    We Believe...
    • Swiping, tapping, and waiting for screens to load is slow
    • A universal search UI can fix this problem
    • Android was always meant to be an open system
    • The raw data to build the most powerful universal search is there, but no one has stitched it together into a smooth experience
    • Respecting user data = long term success. Your data stays on your device. We don’t store it. We don't sell it. (see exceptions for bug fixing below)
    • We make money by making a good product. Sesame is a 100% voluntary purchase
    • In user centered development:

    List of Shortcuts
    Preloaded shortcuts
    • Contacts with one touch to call, text, or email
    • WhatsApp conversations (not group ones though)
    • Settings (19 useful ones)
    • Google Shortcuts (My flights, etc.)
    • Yelp (42 common searches)
    • Quick Search options for apps (control this in Preferences)

    Android 7.1 app shortcuts
    • Backported all the way to 5.0 devices
    • NOTE: we can only access the "Dynamic" 7.1 shortcuts if you have Nova Launcher

    Create your own shortcuts for hundreds of apps

    Supports widget/launcher shortcuts

    API integrations:
    • Spotify: All albums, artists, and playlists in your Library
    • Slack: your teams and channels
    • Tasker: all your tasks. This let’s you build complex actions in Tasker and quick launch them easily.
    • Reddit: your subreddits. Works for all Reddit apps.
    • Telegram: you conversations
    • YouTube: subscriptions, channels, watch later
    • Gmail: your labels
    • Maps: your places and saved maps
    • Drive: files and folders

    Access dozens of search engines!
    • Search options and Google Autosuggestions appear as you type
    • Tap an icon to launch your search
    • This works for dozens of apps like Maps, Spotify, Netflix, Evernote, Chrome, DuckDuckGo and more
    • Recent searches are saved as shortcuts for 21 days
    • You can control all of this in Sesame Settings

    Unlimited Trial + Reminder Message
    • Sesame has a full featured unlimited trial
    • After 14 days, if you are using the app but haven’t paid, you’ll see a brief message each time you use a shortcut

    Data Usage
    • Sesame needs data to make it's shortcuts, but none of this data leaves your device. We do not collect or sell your data
    • Crash Reporting (Beta only): If you are a Beta tester, Sesame will collect crash data when an error occurs. We only use this to fix bugs. You can opt out of crash reporting in Sesame Settings > Debug data

    Sesame Universal Search is made by Steve Blackwell and Phil Wall. We hope you like it. Let us know if there’s anything we can do to improve it :)


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