Google search tips and tricks that will make searching easier and better

Oct 27, 2022

By: Rahul Verma

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Search tips

Below mentioned Google Search tricks and tips will help you search smarter and find what you’re looking for more easily, along with increasing your productivity.

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Search by voice

When you’re browsing through Google on its Chrome browser or using the Google app on Android or iOS, you can click on the Microphone button and give commands to Google about what you’re looking for.

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Search by image

Click on the camera button available in the Google search bar and then paste an image URL or upload a picture from your system to make an image search.

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Use Startpage

Startpage allows you to make Google searches without worrying about tracking or other privacy problems. It shows searches from Google but doesn’t track your IP address, location info, or such.

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Customize your search settings

Google allows you to customize search settings by visiting the search settings page. SafeSearch can be used to block explicit results; also, you can set the number of results shown per page and your language and location.

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Search by Location

The city name or Postal code at the end of your search query allows you to do searches for a specific location.

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Use search operators

Use operators like (“ ”) for more accurate results. For example, “buy cheap Android” OR “buy cheap iPhone.”

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Search images by specific size, colour, type, and more

Search tools, below the search bar give you options like size, colour, type, time, and usage rights. You can filter the images for small or large sizes, grayscale, full colours, face, or photo or clipart types.

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Make advanced search

Google’s Advanced Search allows you to make the most of this search engine. It combines special features and search tools under one hood. You can access the advanced search by clicking Settings > Advanced search at the bottom-right of Google’s homepage.

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