Everyone knows that Google is one of the most-used search engines in the world but most users who use Google for their searches everyday fail to use all the advanced features that Google offers.

Many times an ordinary search by just entering the desired keywords will work just fine, but occasionally you need a little more filtering option or some tricks to save your time, especially with the millions upon millions of websites out there to surf from.

Google Awesome Tricks

Google Awesome Tricks and Tips

Know What Time is It: To know the time anywhere in the world just enter time:place-name

Know Weather: To see the weather for most of the countries and its cities, type “weather” followed by the city and state, zip code, or only city name. Example weather:India

Simple Math Calculation: You can use Google’s built-in calculator function. You can simply enter numbers for calculation into the Google search box.

For example, 5346*63.34, which works with or without spaces around the mathematical operators. Much more complex calculations can be done too.

Unit Conversion: You can use Google to convert between many different units of measurement of height, weight, and volume among many others.

Just enter the conversion you want into the Google search box, and it will calculate the conversion for you.

Currency Conversion: Knowing current currency value is very easy in Google with the built-in currency converter.

Simply enter the conversion you want into the search box such as: 75 euros in  rupees.

Music Search: If you are searching for a song, lyrics, or music-related terms, use the music: For example, music:love will return songs related to love.

Online Dictionary:  If you want to know the meaning of a word and don’t have a paper dictionary with you, then simply type Define: before the word, you want to look up, and Google will provide you with a dictionary definition.

This can be very useful if you are out and have a smartphone with Internet connection.

Search by File Type: If you are looking for a particular type of file, say a pdf, then simply type ‘filetype:pdf’ and the end of the query, and you will get back all pdf files matching to your query.

With the above tips, you can make your Google search a lot more effective and less time consuming. People can now have the option to search the web, images, maps, shopping, news, blogs and so forth from right above the search results.