25 Google Search tips to make your life easy

July 26, 2014 More

To try this Google Search tips you need to signed into your Google account as few of them don’t work without signing in.

Google search tips

1) You can set timer with alarm using search word “Set Timer for” and amount of time. E.g: ‘set timer for 30 minutes’.

Google search tips

2) Check weather information by searching with “Weather” and place name. E.g: search for ‘weather Bangalore’.

Google search tips

3) You can set a reminder by typing “Remind me”, which will set reminder with date and time OR get reminder when you reach a location. It will remind you on desktop (Chrome) and also on mobile (on Google Now). E.g.: ‘remind me after 30 minutes’.

Google search tips

4) You can find flight schedule with search word “flight” and flight number. E.g : search for ‘flight 370 Jetairways’

Google search tips

5) Search with word “movie”, Google will show list of movies running in your location (which is already set in Google search).

You can also search for movies playing in particular using “movies” and city name, E.g.:  ‘movies in Bangalore’.

Search “movie” and name of the current movie will give information of theaters with timings of that movie running near your location. E.g.: ‘movie Kick’.

Google search tips and tricks

6) Want is the time now in a different city? Type “time and name of the place or Zip code”. E.g.: ‘time Malaysia”

Google tips

7) Want to know temperature at a place? Type “temp and name of the place”. E.g.: ‘temp Delhi’. (Same as search word "weather"))

8) Search for “25 dollar to rupee” to dollar value in Indian rupee and use “currency converter” to convert any country currency.

Google search tips

9) Do a search for “miles to km” to know value of miles in kilometers or any unit of value.

Google search tips

10) If you looking for PDF or Powerpoint documents for a specific topic, then search with this word “filetype:pdf” at the end of the topic that you are searching for. E.g.: ‘how to cloud computing filetype:ppt’ .

Google search tips

11) You want to know the date when a particular holiday falls on? Just type with name of the holiday, like “Independence day”.

Google search tips

12) You can know the exact time of sun rise and sun set timings with keywords “sunset” and “sunrise”.

For sun rise time for specific location type ‘sunrise and place name”. E.g.: ‘sunrise Hyderabad’.

Note: For location based searches, Google takes the location set in your browser.

Google search tips

13) If you want to search for a book name or books published by an author, then use word “books by” and type author’s name. E.g.: ‘book by JK Rowling’.

Google search tips

14) You can know the list of song sung by a particular singer or band by using search work “songs by” and singer name. E.g.: ‘songs by AR Rahman’

Google search

15) Google tells you the release date of a movie. E.g.: “release date of Titanic

Google search tips

16) Google can also help you compare your food. E.g.: “pizza vs burger”.

Google search tips

17) Know the founder of a company E.g.: “founder HP”.

Google search tips

 

 

18) Do some quick maths using Google calculator. E.g.: “25% of 2048”.

Google search tips

19) Google can also calculate tip for you using word “tip calculator”.

Google search tips

20) Know the definition of a word by typing “define:” followed by the word. E.g.: ‘define: Picasa’.

Google search tips

21) Know the origin of a word along with meaning by typing the word followed by “etymology”. E.g.: ‘assassin etymology’.

Google search tips

22) To search a particular word within a site – E.g.: “site:digitalcloudnet.com”.

23) Ask Google to roll over. Type “do a barrel roll” search box and press enter.

24) Tilt Google search by typing “Tilt” in search box and press enter.

25) Search for “zerg rush” and have some fun!


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