Most popular ‘how to’ searches on Google in 2022 in India

Dec 8, 2022

By: Rahul Verma

2022 Google search

Like previous years, Google has come up with its Year in Search 2022 edition, throwing light on the interesting things that people searched for the most. Further, let’s find out the top ‘how to’ searches on Google in 2022.

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Rank 10: How to play Wordle

In India, ‘how to play Wordle’ ranks at the tenth spot, despite Wordle being the most searched topic globally. For the uninitiated, Wordle is a web-based word game. Loved by people of all age groups, it generated the most number of searches from Goa in India.

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Rank 9: How to write Hindi text on an image

Punjab, Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand searched the most for the ‘how to write Hindi text on the image.’

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Rank 8: How to file ITR online

‘How to fill out an Income Tax Return (ITR) online’ was the eighth most searched topic on the list. ITR aka Income Tax Returns can also be filed online on the Income Tax Department portal. Users can register using their Permanent Account Number (PAN).

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Rank 7: How to make banana bread

We all tried baking during the pandemic, and looks like the trend continued as this ranked seventh on the list. And most of the searches for ‘how to make banana bread’ came from Jharkhand, Jammu and Kashmir and Bihar.

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Rank 6: How to link voter ID with Aadhaar

Assam and Tamil Nadu were the top regions that googled how to link voter ID with an Aadhaar card.

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Rank 5: How to stop motions during pregnancy

One of the most unexpected topics on the list, this was searched the most in the regions of Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh. During pregnancy, hormonal changes can also lead to digestive problems, including diarrhea or constipation.

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Rank 4: How to make an e-SHRAM card

Ranked fourth on the list, e-Shram Card is a Labor Pension Scheme that gives benefits to people working in the unorganized sector. These benefits include pension after 60 years, death insurance, financial aid in case of incapacity, etc.

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Rank 3: How to drink Pornstar martini

Manipur, Arunachal Pradesh and Mizoram were the top states to google ways to drink Pornstar martini. Pornstar martini is a passion fruit-flavored cocktail that is made with vanilla-flavored vodka, passion fruit juice, and lime juice.

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Rank 2: How to download PTRC challan

It looks like working professionals were most worried about their taxes, that’s why ‘how to download PTRC challan’ ranks second in Google’s ‘How to’ searches in India, for the year 2022. PTRC stands for Professional Tax Registration certificate.

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Rank 1: How to download vaccination certificate

Post the pandemic, many institutions, hotels, and even events made it mandatory for people to show their Covid-19 vaccination certificate. No wonder ‘how to download vaccination certificates’ was the most googled topic on the list.

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