Use Now cards

You can use Now cards to get the right information at just the right time without even searching for it. For example, you can get commute traffic before work, find popular places nearby, see your favorite team's current score, and more.

See your Now cards

Android

You can see your Now cards a few different ways:

  • Open the Google app .
  • If you have a Nexus or Google Play edition device, swipe your finger up from the bottom of any screen on that device.
  • If you have the Google Now Launcher, swipe to the left when you're on your phone's Home screen.

Note: If you don't see any cards, you may have turned Google Now off. Learn how to turn on Google Now.

iPhone or iPad
  1. Open the Google app .
  2. Your Now cards will show on the Home screen.

Don't see Google Now cards? You might need to turn on Google Now.

Change which Now cards show up

Android

You can customize your card settings to let Google Now know what kinds of cards you want to see.

Learn how to customize your Now cards.

iPhone or iPad

You can customize your card settings to let Google Now know what kinds of cards you want to see.

Learn how to customize your Now cards.

How Google Now decides which cards to show

To know when to display cards, Google Now uses information from your device and from other Google products.

Google Now also uses data that's stored on your Google Account. This data is based on settings that you can choose to turn on or off. These settings may include:

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