Filed Under (LG Android Phones, LG Cell Phone Software, LG Lucid) by lg-phones on 18-02-2013

Google Now is a wizard that makes the smart phone is a bit smarter. This guide is focus on how to enable the Google Now on LG Lucid 4G.

All Things you will need:

Instructions to install Google now on LG Lucid 4G:

  1. In M7_Offline.zip, extract the /system folder into your SD card.
  2. Fire up ES File Explorer (or whichever one you feel like using).
  3. If you haven’t used ES File Explorer before, open it, then hit menu.
  4. Tap settings, then scroll all the way down.
  5. Tap the entry that says "Root Settings" and make sure everything in there is checked.(pic).
  6. Allow root access when the dialogue box for Superuser pops up.
  7. After that, check off "Mount file system", then back out of the menu.
  8. Navigate to the SD card with the Google Now /system folder.
  9. Long press on the /system folder and select "Copy" from the menu.
  10. Navigate up to the root (/) directory and then press the "Paste" button on your menu bar at the top.
  11. It will ask if you want to overwrite the files. Tell it yes.
  12. Rename GoogleQuickSearchBox.apk from /system/app to "GoogleQuickSearchBox.apk.bak"
  13. Now we need to set permissions.
  14. Move into /system/app and scroll down to find GoogleTTS.apk.
  15. Long press GoogleTTS.apk and select "Properties". Change the permissions to
    • User r rw
    • Group r
    • Other r
  16. Scroll down and find Velvet.apk.
  17. Long press Velvet.apk and select "Properties". Change the permissions to
    • User r rw
    • Group r
    • Other r
  18. Navigate to /system/usr/srec/ and find two folders named "config" and "en-US"
  19. Tap and hold on the "config" folder icon to bring up the options menu, then scroll down to Properties. Tap properties, then tap change and see if the check boxes match this
    • User r rw x
    • Group r x
    • Other r x
  20. Do the same thing for the "en-US" folder.
  21. If it matches, leave it alone and head back to your home screen to enjoy using Google Now! If it doesn’t match, change it so it does.
  22. Reboot and enjoy

All credits to saxydroid at Androidforum

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