Searching for apps
You can use the Google Search app to find an app on your device.
How to search for apps
Press and hold the Home button. You can use Google Search to search for installed apps.
For quick access to this feature, install the Google Search widget on your Home screen.
To add the Google Search widget, shift to Home screen Edit mode.
1. Tap the Google Search widget and type the name of the app you are looking for on your device. Below the search history you will see a list of apps. Tap Search phone to show results from the phone only or simply tap the app to open.
Alternatively to launch Google Search, press and hold the Home button and tap the G icon.
You can search not only apps but also through your contacts and the settings menu.