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When I go to search, it says, "Search iPhone" in the box.

How do I change that to search Google?

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OK, reading from the answer, I think I understand, now. First of all those are two different questions. Please ask another one for the email notification, there are ways and I'll gladly explain them on the new question. – Loïc Wolff Apr 13 '11 at 7:49
up vote 2 down vote accepted

If you type in the item you want to search for, an option will appear "Search Web". Press this and it will do a Google Search for the item you entered.

You cannot change the text itself (but the above should suffice in terms of searching google for a search term).

Matthew's answer above re the mail notifications is correct.

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Also consider the excellent Google Search app.

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since I deleted his bit on mail notification, you can strike that part too :p I suggest you edit your answer to only leave the Google Search app bit :) – Loïc Wolff Apr 13 '11 at 9:43
@Loic Ok, taken care of. – Matthew Frederick Apr 13 '11 at 10:56

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