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Google Search 'Open in app'

Creating a seamless experience for moving between search results and your own apps

Google has been experimenting with new ties between keyword searches on mobile and Android apps, and now that functionality is being expanded pretty dramatically. Back in 2013 Google started partnering with a selective few big names like IMDb, Wikipedia and Open Table to have an "Open in app" button placed in Google search results when performed on your Android phone. This means you can quickly jump from web search results right into an app without leaving the browser to track it down yourself.

Back then the functionality was very limited in terms of apps but was also U.S.-only. Today Google is expanding the contextual app linking to users worldwide who have their devices set to English, and is adding even more app partners. A full 24 apps are being added, with even more to come as Google is making it simple to get in touch and have your own app updated to participate in the program.

Apps and services being added today:

  • 500px
  • AOL
  • BigOven
  • Bleacher Report
  • Booking.com
  • Eventbrite
  • Glassdoor
  • Goodreads
  • Huffington Post
  • Merriam-Webster
  • Pinterest
  • Realtor.com
  • Seeking Alpha
  • TalkAndroid
  • TheFreeDictionary
  • The Journal
  • TripAdvisor
  • Tumblr
  • Urbanspoon
  • Wattpad
  • Yellow Pages
  • Zagat
  • Zappos
  • Zillow

Source: Google Search Blog

 
There are 10 comments

neonworm says:

No Twitter?

Zig261 says:

Creepy

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ajpri says:

I don't use any of them :(! And I had to uninsall Wikipedia because it crashes too much on KitKat.

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crxssi says:

LOL, I am glad I am not the only one with Wikipedia from Google search crashing all the time.

AgentScribe says:

Same here (except for Wiki, which I've never had on my phone)....I just don't use any of the apps listed.

asaini007 says:

Doesn't the AC app support this? Said something about deep linking in the latest update's change log

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jean15paul says:

Phil, you need to do whatever it takes to get Android Central on this list quick! Really, all of Mobile Nations needs to make this happen.

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We made updates to our AC app that makes it ready to be included here. Just a few more boxes to tick and it'll be there ;) .

jeddo45 says:

That's going to be a sick feature!

Nexus 5...enough said

Fb and twitter not yet included

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