Google unknown search tips



  • Type: define bravura – Pull up the definition of the word by typing define followed by the word you want to define.
  • Enter a full phone number with area code to display the name and address associated with that phone number.
  • Type “weather” or “movies” followed by a zip code or city and state to display current weather conditions or movie theaters in your area.
  • Enter the airline and flight number to display the status of an airline flight and it’s arrival time.
  • fileType: To display results that only match a certain file type (PDF) results only type: “PowerBI” fileType:pdf
  • If you run across a site you absolutely love and want to find more sites like it, there’s a Google shortcut just for this. All you need to do is type “related:” before the site’s URL as you conduct the search, and sites like the one you entered will be displayed. Eg:
  • Type: restaurant – Visit Google Local enter the area you want to search and the keyword of the place you want to find.
  • If you are looking for computer help but do not want pages containing “Windows” type: “computer help” -windows
  • if you are searching for computer help between the year 2000 to 2005 you can type: “Computer help” 2000..2005
  • Getting the local time in any city in the world has never been easier or quicker thanks to the Google time shortcut. All you have to do is ask Google the question, “What time is it in <insert city>?”
  • To see the real-time currency conversion rates for whatever currency you’re looking for, all you need to do is type “<amount><country currency code>” to “<amount><country currency code>” and the rate will be displayed. For example, type “1 usd to aed.”
  • Conversions what you can do on google search: Search for [unit converter]
    • Temperature
    • Length
    • Mass
    • Speed
    • Volume
    • Area
    • Fuel consumption
    • Time
    • Digital storage
  • You can find geometry formulas and answers to complex geometry problems using Google Search. Open the geometry calculator
    • Search Google for a formula, like area of a circle.
    • In the box that says “Enter value,” type the values you know. For example, radius = 1.
    • Press Enter to see the solution.
    • To calculate a different value, click the down arrow next to “Solve for”.
  • Shapes & formulas you can use -#copied-
    • Supported shapes: 2 and 3 dimensional curved shapes, platonic solids, polygons, prisms, pyramids, quadrilaterals, and triangles.
    • Supported formulas and equations: Area, circumference, law of sines and cosines, hypotenuse, perimeter, Pythagorean theorem, surface area, and volume.
    • Examples
      • what is the volume of a cylinder with radius 4cm and height 8cm
      • formula for a triangle perimeter
      • find the diameter of a sphere whose volume is 524 gallons
      • a^2+b^2=c^2 calc a=4 b=7 c=?
    • If the calculator doesn’t show up when you enter in an equation:
      • Make sure your equation is something that can be computed. For example, if you search for 7*9/0, you won’t see the calculator pop up because dividing by zero doesn’t create a value.
      • If it still isn’t showing up, try adding = to the beginning or end of your search.
  • You can use search operators and other punctuation to get more specific search results. Except for the examples below, Google Search usually ignores punctuation. Click here to know more.

Image search on Google

You can search Google for images, just like you can search for websites. For example, you can check out pictures of potential vacation destinations, or find an image to use in an upcoming presentation.

How to find images

  1. Go to
  2. Search for a word or phrase. All the results will be images.

You can also do a search on Google for the image you want to find, then click Images.

Will update more in the near future….Enjoy!!!


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