40+ Best Google Search Tricks & Tips in 2020 [Latest Tricks]

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Written By Larious

Larious is the Executive Editor of LowkeyTech. He is a tech enthusiast and a content writer. 





Last Updated on June 18, 2020 by Larious

If you have been using Google Search for a while, then you might know that it’s a home of secrets. There are lots of Google Search tricks that most of us don’t know. Here are some of them.

Millions of people use Google Search for a variety of reasons. Students use it for study purposes, businessmen use it for research, etc. If you have been using Google Search for a while, then you might know that Google is the home of secrets. Google has lots of search tricks and easter eggs.

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40+ Best Google Search Tricks & Tips in 2020

So, in this article, we have decided to share a few best Google Search tricks and easter eggs that would help you to use Google Search in a more efficient way. So, let’s check out the best Google Search tips and tricks to maximize your search efficiency.

1. Find the Relevant Keywords

To get the search suggestions, you just need to type in the starting words of the keyword. It will automatically suggest the most relevant searches. This trick is mostly used by search engine optimizers and bloggers.

Google Search Tricks
google suggest search

2. Use Google as a Timer

You can easily start a timer on Google Search. All you need to do is to just type in the ‘set timer + duration’ on the search box.

Eg: http://lmgtfy.com/?q=set+timer+1+minutes

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Google Timer

3. Know the Exact Sunrise/Sunset time

Want to know the exact sunrise and sunset time of your city? Just search for sunset sunrise + location on the search box.

Eg: http://lmgtfy.com/?q=sunset+%20sunrise+kanpur

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sunset and sunrise of city google

4. Convert Inches into centimeter

Not many would know, but Google can convert inches into centimeters as well. Just type in the keywords like 1m into cm and it will show the calculation.

Eg: http://lmgtfy.com/?q=1m+into+cm

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convert value google

5. Google will translate for you

You can also use Google Search to translate words. Just type in the sentence and add ‘in Hindi’ or ‘in Bengali’, etc. at the end.

Eg: http://lmgtfy.com/?q=I+love+you+in+hindi

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google translate

6. The Zerg Rush

Searching for “zerg rush” creates a search page game being eaten by ‘O’s. Click each O three times to kill it

Eg: http://lmgtfy.com/?q=zerg+rush

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zerg rush in google

7. Calculate Tip Amount

You can calculate the exact tip amount for your meals. Just search for ‘what is the tip for 10 dollars’ or ‘what is the tip for 1000rs’, etc.

Eg: http://lmgtfy.com/?q=what+is+the+tip+for+30+dollars

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google tip calculator

8. Search for ‘Recursion’

Do a search for “recursion” and get stuck in a loop.

Eg: http://lmgtfy.com/?q=recursion

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google loop

9. Find company information

Google will give you information about any company or person. Just search for terms like the founder of ‘Company name’. CEO of ‘company name’, etc.

Eg: http://lmgtfy.com/?q=founder+of+google

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google search company and a person

10. Do a Barrel Roll

Search for ‘do a barrel roll’ and the search page will spin a few times. Just search for ‘do a barrel roll’ on Google Search.

Eg: http://lmgtfy.com/?q=do+a+barrel+roll

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do a barrel roll

11. Google Gravity

Want to Feel gravity in Google search? Just give Google Gravity a try.


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Google Gravity

12. Show weather forecast

Google will show the weather forecast for any city. Just search for ‘Location name + forecast’ on the search box.

Eg: http://lmgtfy.com/?q=kanpur+forecast

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google forecast

13. Linux Terminal on Google

This trick will let you enjoy Google Like a Linux Terminal


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google terminal

14. Check the results of any particular website

You can check the search results of any particular website. For that, type in site:techviral.net. Replace ‘Techviral.net’ with your website. This is one of the useful Google Search Tricks

Eg: http://lmgtfy.com/?q=site%3Atech

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site specific

15. Find Movie Timings & Location

Want to know the exact movie times and locations? Just search the movie name + location on the search box.

Eg: http://lmgtfy.com/?q=cinderella+in+new+york

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Google can show you movie times and locations

16. Find the Release Date of any Movie

Want to know the release date your favorite movie? Just search for the Movie name+release date on the search box.

Eg: http://lmgtfy.com/?q=avatar+2+release+date

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movies release

17. Find Books Written by your favorite author

Want to find the other books written by your favorite author? Just search for Author name+book on the google search.

Eg: http://lmgtfy.com/?q=jk+rowling+book

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books search

18. Google will search photographs from any other image

Want to see where your photos were being used? Just right click on the image and select ‘Search Google for image’

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google image

19. Search PDF file with your terms on google

Want to grab the PDF file of your favorite eBook? Just search for the book name and file type. For example, search for Eat that Frog filetype:pdf

Eg: http://lmgtfy.com/?q=filetype%3Apdf+hacking

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files search

20. Search for Special Days

Want to know when an particular event is happening in this year? Just search for the event name and year on the search box.

Eg:  http://lmgtfy.com/?q=mother+day+2020

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Search for special days

21. Check your area location from what’s my location

Google can also help you find out your exact location. Just search for ‘what’s my location’ on the search box.

Eg:  http://lmgtfy.com/?q=what%27s+my+location

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location google

22. “Graph for (math function)” shows the function plot

Google can also help you to trigonometry problems. Just search for the function on the Search box.

Eg:  http://lmgtfy.com/?q=sin(x)cos(x)

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google math

23. Solve Geometry Problems

Google can even help you to solve geometry problems. Just search for the equation on the search box.

Eg:  http://lmgtfy.com/?q=solve+circle

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solve math by google

24. Convert Currency

Google search can also be used to convert currencies. For example, type in 1$ into rupees. or 1000rs into dollar, etc.

Eg:  http://lmgtfy.com/?q=currency+converter

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currency converter

25. Find out the distance between cities (and travel time)

You can easily find out the distance between two connecting cities on Google Search. Just search for keywords like ‘rourkela to bbsr’ or ‘delhi to kanpur’, etc.

Eg:  http://lmgtfy.com/?q=delhi+to+kanpur

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distance between cities

26. Population Growth Rate of any Country or City

Want to know the popular growth of your city or country? Just search for the keywords like India population growth rate, US Population growth rate, etc.

Eg: http://lmgtfy.com/?q=india+population+growth+rate

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population growth rate

27. You can check your flight status

Google can also help you check your current flight status. Just search for flight name and code on the Search box.

Eg:  http://lmgtfy.com/?q=UA838

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google flight search

28. Get the local time anywhere

Want to know the local time of your city? Just search for ‘local time’ on Google.

Eg:  http://lmgtfy.com/?q=local+time

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local time

29. Demographics by Google

Google can also help you find out several demographics value. You can find demographic value of a company, city or country.


30. Use Google to Know the Sports schedule and Sports Scores

You can easily find out upcoming or ongoing sports events with Google search. Just search for the event name on the Google Search.

Eg:  http://lmgtfy.com/?q=icc+world+cup+2015

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sports shedule

31. Animated GIFs Search

Go to Google image or simply click here. Now you need to click on “Search tool” and select Animated from “Type”

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Animated GIFs Search

32. Quotation Marks For Exact Matches

You can try putting your search results under Quotation marks for exact matches for your search queries.

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Quotation Marks For Exact Matches

33. Info of a Website

If you type info:URL ( Replace URL with the website URL) and Google you show you cached version of the web page, similar web pages and web pages that link to the site by performing a single search.

Eg: http://lmgtfy.com/?q=info%3Atechviral.com

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Info of a Website

34. Google Calculator

Google Search has a built-in calculator! For this you just need to type “Calc” in Google search result

Eg: http://lmgtfy.com/?q=Calc

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Google Calculator

35. Flip the Coin to Make Decissions

You can type “Flip a coin” in google search box and Google will filp a virtual coin for you.

Eg: http://lmgtfy.com/?q=Flip+a+Coin

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Flip the Coin to Make Decissions

36. Roll a Dice

Just like the above one. Google can roll a dice for you. You just need to type “Roll a Dice” in Google search box.

Eg: http://lmgtfy.com/?q=Roll+a+Dice

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Roll a Dice

37. Set a Timer

If you need a quick timer and you are on internet then you can try searching “set timer for 10 minutes” ( you can set the timer as long you need ) Google will start a timer for you.

Eg: http://lmgtfy.com/?q=Set+Timer+for+10+minutes

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Set a Timer

38. Check weather Quickly

You just need to type Weather and your zipcode for example “Weather 12345” and Google will show you weather forecast of your current location.

Eg: http://lmgtfy.com/?q=weather+769001

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Check weather Quickly

39. Find out Your IP Address

If you want to find out your IP Address simply type on Google “What is my ip” Google will show you the ip address.

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Find out Your IP Address

40. Play Tic Tac Toe

You just need to type “tic tac toe” in Google search result and you can play the game on Google search page itself.

Eg: http://lmgtfy.com/?q=Play+Tic+Tac+Toe

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Play Tic Tac Toe

41. Play Solitaire

Just like the above one you can play Solitaire too. Just type “Solitaire” on Google search box and you can play the Game.

Eg: http://lmgtfy.com/?q=Play+Solitaire

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Play Solitaire

42. Type Askew in Google

“askew” causes the results page to be tilted, leaning down, left to right.

Eg: http://lmgtfy.com/?q=Askew

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Type Askew in Google

43. Type Festivus in Google

“festivus” shows an image of the Festivus pole beside the search results.

Eg: http://lmgtfy.com/?q=Festivus

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Type Festivus in Google

44. Search “Google in 1998”

“google in 1998” on a desktop browser will generate a layout similar to the one Google used for its search engine in 1998

Eg: http://lmgtfy.com/?q=Google+in+1998

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Search “Google in 1998”

45. Type “Webdriver torso” in Google

“webdriver torso” turns the Google logo into the moving colored blocks. This does not work on mobile devices. This does not work when there is a Google Doodle on that day.

Eg: http://lmgtfy.com/?q=Webdriver+torso

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Type “Webdriver torso” in Google

46. Type what sound does a cat make in Google

“what sound does a cat make” you can replace cat with other animals. Google will sound out what a cat will make.

Eg: http://lmgtfy.com/?q=what+sound+does+a+cat+make

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type what sound does a cat make in Google

So, these are some of the best Google Search Tricks and tips in 2020. If you know any other such tricks, let us know in the comment box below. I hope this article helped you! Share it with your friends also.


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