1. Masterz1337's Avatar
    While Cortana is pretty awesome, I must say I miss the old search button functionality too. Especially for the QR codes, how is that done now? Is there any way to get it back on the phone through a tile? It was a great way to find things out real quick about my surroundings,.
    05-08-2014 11:08 AM
  2. TMavC5's Avatar
    Kinda getting use to Cortana doing stuff for me. Just press and ask her to open app for you.
    05-08-2014 11:14 AM
  3. Laura Knotek's Avatar
    If you open Nokia Camera, tap the 3 dots and then choose lenses, Bing Vision is available.
    wpgeek820 likes this.
    05-08-2014 11:14 AM
  4. S Vaibhav's Avatar
    Turn off location on settings.......Boom! You got the old Bing search back.
    xandros9 likes this.
    05-08-2014 11:14 AM
  5. shmsnh's Avatar
    I've heard that you can get the standard Bing search by turning off your location. And as far as QR is involved, you can use the Bing Vision lens.
    05-08-2014 11:15 AM
  6. wpgeek820's Avatar
    If you open Nokia Camera, tap the 3 dots and then choose lenses, Bing Vision is available.
    Although this works, its kind of a long shot. I do miss the Bing Vision button. I use it to download apps from WPCentral all the time.
    05-08-2014 11:25 AM
  7. JaiMento's Avatar
    Haven't used it, but you can try this:

    http://www.windowsphone.com/s?appid=...3-14fd08722364
    SpaceyO likes this.
    05-08-2014 11:47 AM
  8. byobg's Avatar
    I've used that - it works. (And you can open it from Cortana if you want :-))
    05-08-2014 11:54 AM
  9. iamtim's Avatar
    I don't keep location services on as a matter of practice, and so Cortana doesn't come up when I hit the search button. It's just the regular old search, same as 8.0 had, only now it searches the phone as well.
    05-08-2014 11:58 AM
  10. Bataar's Avatar
    I miss the feature that tells you about nearby restaurants or other places.
    05-08-2014 12:01 PM
  11. anon(5445874)'s Avatar
    I miss the feature that tells you about nearby restaurants or other places.
    You can still pin that from your maps app. and also, just ask cortana to find nearby restaurants. You can even say things like "find nearby Mexican restaurants" then it will show you a list, at that time you can press the mic button again and say "which one is the closest". You can also ask cortana to show you which one is cheaper.
    05-08-2014 12:05 PM
  12. jomarr's Avatar
    I turn off locations for battery purposes. I don't use Siri when I had my iPhone and I don't think I'd use Cortana as much as well
    05-08-2014 07:17 PM
  13. CitrusMocha's Avatar
    Cortana is my news hub. I dont use her for anything other than that and everything I need can be done while connected to wifi. No use to have her run in the background.
    05-08-2014 07:19 PM
  14. Bataar's Avatar
    You can still pin that from your maps app. and also, just ask cortana to find nearby restaurants. You can even say things like "find nearby Mexican restaurants" then it will show you a list, at that time you can press the mic button again and say "which one is the closest". You can also ask cortana to show you which one is cheaper.
    How do you pin that from the maps app? I couldn't find any option to do that.
    05-09-2014 11:54 AM
  15. anon(5445874)'s Avatar
    How do you pin that from the maps app? I couldn't find any option to do that.
    We are not talking about the Nokia Here Maps, just to be clear. There is a built in Maps app, you'll see it in your list called 'maps'. On the bottom of the maps screen are 4 round icons, click the one for local scout. from there, click the 3 dots on the bottom of the local scout screen and click pin to start.

    wp_ss_20140509_0001.jpg
    Just a side note, see how the local scout icon is grayed out? If you have that, just hit the 'me' icon which is the round one next to the search button.
    05-09-2014 12:30 PM

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