The Google Search Widget is great, but sometimes you want more options and flexibility, like...
🔹 A range of Search Engines to choose from, such as Wikipedia, Google Images, Amazon, etc.
🔹 A widget for your Home Screen - similar to the Google search bar widget, but customizable to various different search engines.
🔹 Open the search results directly in your web browser.
🔹 Auto-text corrections enabled for the on-screen keyboard, for faster typing.
🔹 Change language or country easily, without changing the settings on your phone.
🔹 A large search field, with 2 lines, to show more text.
🔹 Virtually no app permissions and full HTTPS support, for better privacy.
🔹 More detailed search suggestions, direct from the relevant websites.
🔹 Convenient shortcuts to launch other apps, like YouTube, Google Maps, and Google Play Store.
🔹 It's a useful companion to launch your web browser: Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera, etc.
Quick Search is a fast and lightweight App for searching the web easily. It gives you quick shortcuts to various websites and apps, and it includes a Widget for your Home Screen.
🔸 Switch between different Search Engines with one click.
🔸 Instant search suggestions. Tap them repeatedly to refine your search.
🔸 Voice Search.
Available search engines:
🔸 Google Images
🔸 Weather Forecast
🔸 Google Maps
🔸 Google Play Store
🔸 Google News (all languages/countries)
🔸 Amazon (many countries supported)
🔸 eBay (many countries supported)
🔸 MercadoLibre/MercadoLivre (many countries supported)
🔸 For Korean users: Naver (네이버), Nate (네이트) and Daum (다음)
🔸 For Russian users: Yandex (Яндекс)
✅ Free software, with advertisements. (The Paid version has no advertisements.)
✅ Many different languages and countries are supported. You can easily change the language/country settings within the app, and the Search Engines will adapt.
✅ It's faster than doing a search in the Web Browser.
✅ Weather Forecast: Postal-code/zip code searches work for cities in USA, France, UK, Germany and Italy.
✅ No intrusive permissions or background services are used, and it's fast to startup. Quick Search requires 2 permissions: Internet Access: To retrieve search suggestions from the selected website. Network State: To detect Wi-Fi and provide the best performance.
The app is localized to 14 different languages. But the Search Engines work in virtually all global languages.
Note: Install to SD Card is not allowed on this app, because it stops the Widgets working properly.
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🔸 24 July 2017: Bug fixes and useful improvements:
✅ Recent search history: View your complete history and delete items.
✅ Various stability fixes.
✅ Fixed bug where the widget could sometimes display a blank transparent screen.
Note: The widget and app icon may disappear from your Home Screen after the update. You'll have to manually add them back again.