Unable to change the search provider for the Voice Control application

Article ID: KB33519

Type: Support Content

Last Modified: 02-01-2013

 

Product(s) Affected:

  • BlackBerry 10
  • BlackBerry 10 Applications
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  • BlackBerry 10
  • PR 279877
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When using the Search the Internet feature of the Voice Control app, the default search provider set within the Browser app is not used cannot be changed.
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The Browser uses the first search provider available in alphabetical order when processing websearch: requests received via the invoke framework. As an example, if Bing, Google, and Yahoo! are the available search providers, Bing will be used.

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This is a previously reported issue that is being investigated by our development team. No resolution time frame is currently available.
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When launching the Voice Control application, it is not required to say Search the Internet, and instead Search <search provider name> for <term> can be said. As example, Search Bing for BlackBerry can be spoken to search Bing for the term BlackBerry.

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