Last Comment Bug 774309 - Firefox does not show up as an option for Android's voice search results on ICS
: Firefox does not show up as an option for Android's voice search results on ICS
Status: NEW
[lang=java]
: access
Product: Firefox for Android
Classification: Client Software
Component: General (show other bugs)
: Trunk
: ARM Android
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Assigned To: Nobody; OK to take it and work on it
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: Sebastian Kaspari (:sebastian)
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: 700785 796605 (view as bug list)
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Reported: 2012-07-16 09:03 PDT by donrhummy
Modified: 2016-07-29 14:26 PDT (History)
19 users (show)
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Description donrhummy 2012-07-16 09:03:13 PDT
User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64; rv:13.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/13.0.1
Build ID: 20120614114901

Steps to reproduce:

Clicked on the microphone icon of the Google Search Bar Widget on the Android phone's desktop to do a Voice search. 
(Using ICS 4.0.4)


Actual results:

After completing the voice search, Android popped up only two options for completing the search:
* Android Browser
* Chrome


Expected results:

Should have showed:
* Android Browser
* Chrome
* Firefox
* Firefox Beta
* Firefox Nightly

(Since I have all three firefox versions installed)
Comment 1 Michael Comella (:mcomella) [not actively working on fennec: expect slow responses] 2012-07-19 10:11:58 PDT
I can repo on Galaxy Nexus, Android 4.0.4 using the default search bar widget on the desktop and the "Search" app (which appear to link to the same Activity).

This only occurs with voice search – typing in a query will show all versions of Firefox.
Comment 2 Kevin Brosnan [:kbrosnan] 2012-07-30 17:59:31 PDT
*** Bug 778588 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 3 Daniel Asarnow 2012-08-30 19:16:03 PDT
It's not a duplicate of bug 778588. That bug is actually a feature request for a shortcut to voice search from the location bar. This bug relates to an inability to use Firefox for voice search from the Google Search app or widget. I can repo on a HTC Evo 3D/V running 4.0.3.
Comment 4 Sparhawk 2012-10-12 02:45:32 PDT
I also see this on my Samsung Galaxy S3 running 4.0.4. This bug essentially means I don't use Firefox, as I'd prefer to stick to one web browser, and use Google Voice Search quite often.
Comment 5 david.vlk 2012-11-25 11:47:29 PST
Add me to the list, SGS3 4.0.4.
Comment 6 Sparhawk 2012-11-25 20:00:13 PST
FWIW, I updated my Samsung Galaxy S3 to 4.1.1 today, and this bug is moot now. Google voice search now opens an embedded browser that displays the results of a Google search for the term(s). If you click on one of these links, it'll open up in Firefox (or your default web browser).
Comment 7 david.vlk 2012-11-26 07:52:04 PST
Unfortunately, Vodafone 4.1.1. has so many bugs, that I had to downgrade to 4.0.4. So I still need solution to the bug stated above.
Comment 8 Brian Nicholson (:bnicholson) 2012-12-03 13:34:20 PST
We go through each of the intents we support here: http://hg.mozilla.org/integration/mozilla-inbound/file/a7125bc00ed9/mobile/android/base/GeckoApp.java#l1974

We should be able to solve this by adding support for the appropriate voice search intent - perhaps the RecognizerIntent (http://developer.android.com/reference/android/speech/RecognizerIntent.html)?
Comment 9 Hubert Figuiere [:hub] 2012-12-07 11:48:12 PST
This is an important feature for Accessibility as well.
Comment 10 Andy Burns 2012-12-07 12:15:46 PST
Results from voice search launches Firefox 17 with Jelly Bean 4.2.1 here
Comment 11 Brian Nicholson (:bnicholson) 2012-12-07 12:39:37 PST
(In reply to Andy Burns from comment #10)
> Results from voice search launches Firefox 17 with Jelly Bean 4.2.1 here

Same with Android 4.1.1 (comment 6); sounds like this may be ICS (Android 4.0.4) only.
Comment 12 Lucas Rocha (:lucasr) 2012-12-10 03:15:00 PST
*** Bug 700785 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 13 Brian Nicholson (:bnicholson) 2013-01-10 20:11:25 PST
Hi Sriram, I just noticed that you were assigned to this bug a few weeks ago. Are you looking into this bug? Let me know if you have any questions or run into any problems!
Comment 14 Sriram [:sriramr] 2013-01-11 06:08:38 PST
Hey bnicholson.. Sorry was a little busy.. Will attach a patch this weekend..
Comment 15 Josh Matthews [:jdm] (on vacation until Dec 5) 2013-04-24 12:19:46 PDT
Sriram, could you confirm that you are actively working on this?
Comment 16 Federico Paolinelli 2013-09-23 11:00:52 PDT
Hello, can I work on this?
Comment 17 Brian Nicholson (:bnicholson) 2013-09-23 11:32:28 PDT
Sure!
Comment 18 Scott Johnson (:jwir3) 2014-03-04 16:15:36 PST
*** Bug 796605 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 19 Brian Nicholson (:bnicholson) 2014-07-14 12:50:34 PDT
Hi Federico, do you still want this bug?
Comment 20 Federico Paolinelli 2014-07-14 12:56:35 PDT
Hi Brian, if I remember correctly it was a ics only bug (right before the google now takeover) and I was not able to find a phone with ics on it. However (my memory might be wrong) I _seem_ to recall that I spoke about WONTFIXING this with somebody, but again, it must have been quite a long time ago and I might be wrong.

Apart from this, I think I will not be able to work on this in short term..
Comment 21 Brian Nicholson (:bnicholson) 2014-07-14 13:22:59 PDT
(In reply to Federico Paolinelli from comment #20)
> Hi Brian, if I remember correctly it was a ics only bug (right before the
> google now takeover) and I was not able to find a phone with ics on it.
> However (my memory might be wrong) I _seem_ to recall that I spoke about
> WONTFIXING this with somebody, but again, it must have been quite a long
> time ago and I might be wrong.
> 
> Apart from this, I think I will not be able to work on this in short term..

OK, thanks for the update. Unassigning in case someone else wants to take this.
Comment 22 Kevin Brosnan [:kbrosnan] 2014-08-05 10:15:07 PDT
*** Bug 1048861 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

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