Google is the Proclaimed king among all search engines present on the internet. Among all the web based search engines, Google stands out because of its high speed and simplicity.
Everyone is familiar with the web applications provided by Google. Some of these are the Gmail, Google Drive, Google app store and a lot more. But little do people know about some very handy Google tricks that come along with this impeccable search engine.
Top 10 Cool Google tricks of all times:
Below are Some Cool Google Tricks that i have Collected. Do not Forget to Check Bonus at the End of the Post. Enjoy !!!
There is no longer the need to type a word and then visit dictionaries online to find its meaning. Using this trick, all you need to do is simply write “define” followed by the word whose meaning you want to know, This Cool Google tricks Come very handy if you use it Effectively.
You will be amazed to see that the meaning of the word, along with its synonym and antonym will be displayed on the search engine. For instance, type “define reach” and then press enter. The meaning of the word will get displayed on your screen.
2. Phone number lookup:
It is now possible to trace mobile number by simply typing the full number along with the area code. This will display the address as well as the name of the person under whose name the number is registered.(Doesn’t Work anymore)
This was the Most helpful thing i have seen from all the Google Tricks. Unfortunately its not working anymore. Check the below list.
3. Atari Breakout:
Only Few Know about this trick and so I think this is the Best Trick amongst all the Google Tricks. All you have to do is Type Images.google.com in the address bar of your browser to open up google images. Now type “Atari Breakout” and Press Enter.
You will Definately Be amazed to see what happens next. It is Only Fair to Add this Trick in my list of Cool Google Tricks.
Note: I am not Responsible if you waste over an hour in playing this game. J/K
The “Google language tool” comes very handy while translating text, words, a fully fledged web page or document on the internet.
5.Find movies and weather:
All you need to do is type “movies” or “weather” in the search box followed by the area code or name of the state in order to display corresponding information regarding it. For instance, if you type “weather 12345”, weather conditions of the corresponding location will be displayed.
Also, on typing “movies 12345”, the details of all the movies currently running at that place along with number of shows will get displayed. this is another Cool Google trick then i like and use.
6.Paged linked to you:
You can now find the web pages and links that are connected with your blog or website. Simply type “link” followed by the URL of your website and you will get a list of all the pages connected with your website.
7.Tracking airline flights and packages:
This is another handy Google trick. You can now find the arrival time and status of a flight by simply entering the name of the airline and corresponding flight number.
You can use the Google search engine as a real time calculator as well. For instance, if you will type 25+25 in the search box, 50 will get displayed.
All you need to do is type the stock symbol on Google and you will get information about stock rates, links as well as charts. For instance, to know about the stock details of “Microsoft”, you have to write “msft” on Google.
10.Finding PDF results only:
To get results matching only a certain file type, simply type “fileType:” after your search. Online manuals can be found using this trick from Google.
11.Local search:(Bonus 1)
You can now find local restaurants and other landmarks with this trick. One of the best Google tricks according to me. Simply go to “Google visit” and type the name of the area and the place which you want to find. It is capable of displaying all local landmarks and places.
12. Use Google as Timer (Bonus 2)
You Can use Google Search to Set Timers too. If you want to Complete Certain Task in so and so minutes or hours then You can simply start Timer. This is one of the Most amazing Google Tricks that very few people are aware of. All you have to do is Open a new tab in your favourite Browser and Enter the Term “Set timer 10 minutes” and click enter.
As soon as you Hit enter you will see google timer is already started. In this Example i have used 10 minutes but you can always change it to anything.
For Eg: if you wish to set a Timer for 1 and half hour then you will enter thie term “Set Timer 90 Minutes” and Hit Enter.
With this it ends my list of Cool Google tricks, If i am Missing out on any Usefull Trick then please feel free to Comment.