Google app on Android now offers ‘In Apps’ searches

Google in app search

Google in app search

On a move to ease your searches, Google has now developed a new search mode for Android devices. This new mode features within the official Google app to let you quickly find content from installed apps.

Google is calling its development “In Apps” to itself highlight its prime functionality. There is an “In Apps” tab within the Google app to enable searches from apps like Gmail, Spotify and YouTube. The search giant is also in development to expand this list by adding more apps like Facebook Messenger, LinkedIn, Evernote, Glide, Todoist and Google Keep. Furthermore, third-party app developers might get an option to integrate results right from their apps.

“Searching your personal results happens entirely on your phone, so you can search even when you are not connected to Wi-Fi or cellular data,” Timo Mertens, product manager at Google, wrote in a blog post.

In addition to its offline mode to serve rapid searches, the Google app will come with an option to control what apps appear in the results. This gives you the privacy to hide your personal content.

Special treatment for LG’s upcoming handset

Android Nougat running LG V20 will be the first handset to sport a dedicated shortcut to the ‘In Apps’ search mode on its home screen. But you do not need to disappoint as an updated Google app will bring the same experience to all Android devices.


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