39 Cool and Fun Google Search Tricks

Google Search Engine is among the biggest in the market compared to Bing, Yahoo, Yandex, and other search engines.

Chances of you are reading this post is because you found this post on Google while typing Cool Google Search Tricks or similar search queries.

While Google provides all the results for your search query there are so many cool Google search tricks hidden in search queries.

Google Search Tricks are a collection of search queries that can be useful, fun, or productive for users and can be used anywhere by just typing few words on Google search page just like you do a normal search for your questions which can bring rich results on Google Search Page.

We have compiled all the search queries for Google into different categories like Play Games on Google, Fun Google Search Tricks, Helpful Google Search Tricks …..

Games

Play Pacman

PACMAN search

We all have grown up playing Pacman at some point in life. Now you can play Pacman anytime anywhere just search “Pacman” and you will see the game right there on Google search page.

Controls are similar up, down, left, and right. Use the arrow keys.

You can hear the music of the game as well to get the complete feel.

Search PACMAN on Google

Spin Wheel

spin wheel on Google

While playing any game if you happen to choose numbers among different digits you use the spinner on Google.

You need to select wheel size numbers between 2-20 and spin the wheel it will stop at randomly any number.

With one click you can spin fidget as well.

If you already know the number you need for the spin wheel you can simply search “ xx value spinner”

Replace the xx with any number of your choice between 2-20

Even you have the option to spin wheel or fidget.

Search Spinner on GoogleSearch Fidget on Google |

Search 20 value Spinner on Google to get a spinner with 20 values value can be changed

Play Tic Tac Toe

tic tac toe on Google

The evergreen game almost everyone has played and will love to play anytime.

It is just so simple and easy to play. Whenever you are free just type in “tic tac toe” and start playing with a computer.

If you want to play with a friend just select it from the top-right drop-down option.

If you feel you are good enough to try playing on impossible mode.

Search Tic Tac Toe on Google

Solitaire

Solitaire on Google

If you feel bored and want to play Solitaire card game then this Google search help you do that, you don’t need to install anything just search ‘Solitaire’ in Google and you will be greeted with option play.

This card game requires great patient from every player, you have two options easy and hard to choose according to your skill to make game competitive.
Search Solitaire on Google

Atari breakout

atari on elgoog

Playing Atari breakout is browser is easy, you can only play this game in the desktop version of Google search page, you just need to search ‘Atari breakout’ and select image tab,

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at the time of writing Atari breakout search trick no longer works buy you can play Atari breakout by Elgoog.
Search Atari on Google (no longer works)

Play Atari on elgoog

Play Snake

play snake game on google

Snake is a classic game everybody loves to play if you ever had an old classic rough and tough Nokia phones then you definitely played snake game thousands times.

Now you can play snake game right in the browser just search ‘Snake’ and you will get the Play button right in the browser by Google, after creating a high score don’t forget to tag @thetechbasket us on your high score.

Even the best thing about this snake game on Google is you can customize the color and objects in-game to make the game interesting, to change colours and objects when game over tap the button next to try again to get random color and objects to eat.

Play Snake Game on Google

Play Minesweeper

minesweeper on Google

If I have to name a game where I suck then that game is going to be Minesweeper, after countless tries I never completed a game of Minesweeper. You can play Minesweeper on Google Search page by just making a search ‘Play Minesweeper’ and start playing Minesweeper.

The concept of the game is straight forward you need to clear rectangle boxes on the board without detonating hidden bombs behind that boxes.
Play Minesweeper on Google

Play Spin A Dreidel

spin a dreidel

Knowing a new game is not a bad idea, Dreidel is probably you are going to play the first time, it’s a fun game rule of the game is simple you need to check rules here.

“A dreidel or dreidl is a four-sided spinning top, played during the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah.” – Wikipedia

Search Spin a Dreidl on Google

Fun

Play Earth Day Quiz

earth day quiz

On World Earth Day 22 April Google gave everyone a doodle to check what animal you are, You just have to give a few simple questions answers. Don’t forget to share what animal you are on social media.
Search Earth Day Quiz on Google
Source: Earth Day 2015 Google Doodle

Askew Google Search Page

Askew Search

Askew is a fun Google search you can do to tilt Google search page. There is not much going on Google search page but if you look closely you will notice tilt on Google search page.
Search Askew on Google

Do A Barrel Roll

How often you get a chance to do a barrel roll in day to day life but you can make Google search page do a barrel roll for you just search ‘Do A Barrel Roll’ on Google to see the amazing result.
Search Do A Barrel Roll on Google

The Loneliest Number

loneliest number trick

Do you know which number is the loneliest number If don’t then just ask Google you will be surprised how Google answers this question?
Search The Loneliest Number on Google

Blink HTML

blink html google search

This trick is a really interesting one as it gives a cool effect you never thought of. When your search ‘Blink Html’ every search result that contains Html or Blinks text will be blinking continuously, you can even go to few pages forward in Google search result, this trick will be working on all search pages result in page.
Search Blink HTML on Google

Animal Sounds

animal sounds google tips

This trick is great for knowing how every animal sounds, You can use this to teach children how Animals sound like without making funny and weird noises yourself.?
Search Animal Sounds on Google

Google In 1998

google in 1998

Ever wanted to know how Google search page looked back in the starting days of Google search, You can check out Google of 1998 by just searching ‘Google in 1998’.

The only downside is you can not make this nostalgic Google search page your default search page design.?
Search Google In 1998 on Google

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Green Hill Zone

green hill zone

Most probably you won’t notice any difference on the search page until I told you where to focus to spot the fun part on the search page.

After searching ‘Green Hill Zone’ focus on the Main character of Sonic in the sidebar

On clicking that blue character on the sidebar you will hear iconic Sonic music.
Search Green Hill Zone on Google

Wizard Of Oz

wizard of oz

To enter the Wizard of Oz you don’t need to do anything special just search ‘Wizard of oz’ in Google and click on the magical pink boots in the sidebar and you will be teleported to wizard of oz,

By entering in the magical world search page will turn in Sepia color and magical boots will turn in a tornado to give you exit point. This is a great and tricky Google search you should try to show off
Search Wizard Of Oz on Google

Thanos

Thanos Google search trick

One of the coolest Google search tricks, you should try right now,

All you have to do is search ‘Thanos’ and click on Gauntlet of Thanos in the sidebar to see the magic happen,

To revert to the previous state click again.

Don’t forget to share this trick with your friend too.
Search Thanos on Google

Is Google Down

is google down

We often check if any website is down or not by checking the status of that website on different websites, but if you try to search is Google down you will get your answer straight away from Google.
Search Is Google Down on Google

Google Birthday Surprise Spinner

google birthday surprise spinner

Google birthday surprise spinner is basically a spinner that gives you random Link to Google’s fun Doodle so you don’t have to think which one to test out when you get bored on work.
Search Google Birthday Surprise Spinner on Google

Helpful

Any Number In English

any number in English

You can take help of Google if you face any problem in saying long numbers in English, just search number in this format
‘5548 = English’
Search Any Number In English on Google

Set Timer Instantly

set timer for 10 minute

The fastest way to start the timer for any specified time.

Suppose you are working on desktop/laptop and suddenly you remember you need to do something after few minutes just hit new tab and typeset timer 10 minutes and you are done. No need to use any extension or app in your system.

Search Set Timer Instantly on Google

Roll A Dice

roll a dice Google trick

Google gives you multiple options of rolling dice from 3 faces to 20 faces, you can even roll multiple dice at once and get a total of all the dice to make sure the number you get is a random number.

Search Roll A Dice on Google

Know Your Current IP Address

what is my ip in google

There will be multiple instances where you need to know your IP address for troubleshooting some errors or track something related to your IP.

The quickest way will be just typing in Google search “what is my IP” and you can see your IP right there no steps required.

If you need to know detailed info about your IP on your computer you can read it can be done using command prompt. we have already written a very detailed post which you can read here Most useful cmd commands for everyone.

Search Know Your Current IP Address on Google

Hex Colour Picker

hex colour picker in google

Are you building something colorful? or a Web Designer or need exact colour code then simply type hex colour picker and choose your favourite colour then copy the code to use anywhere you want.
Search Hex Colour Picker on Google

Flip A Coin To Decide

flip a coin in google

Not getting agreed on the same path? Just flip a coin to decide. Oh, wait you don’t have a coin right now.

No Worried just flip a coin online. Type in Google Search box Flip a coin and flip as many times you need. No Cheating.
Search Flip A Coin To Decide on Google

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Metronome

metronome in google

This one is a little specific to some users.

If you don’t know What Metronome is here is a quick bite from Wikipedia

“A metronome, from ancient Greek, is a device that produces an audible click or another sound at a regular interval that can be set by the user, typically in beats per minute (BPM). Musicians use the device to practice playing to a regular pulse. Metronomes typically include synchronized visual motion.“

You can define BPM as per your need and it will start right there on Google search page.
Search Metronome on Google

Find Meaning Of Any Word & Pronunciation

meaning of word in google

Stuck with any word you don’t know? Just Google it by combining it with define xxx

I use it every single day and it’s super simple.

Use this to know the meaning of any word and also how to pronounce the word correctly. There will be a voice icon upon pressing it will pronounce the word for you.

Search Define Data on Google
Works with single word only, may not work with every word

Know Pronunciation Of Any Word

pronounce any word in google

It’s simple to define but here it’s especially for pronunciation with more instructions. You can see an animated version of how your lips will be going while pronouncing any word.

More useful for people who are learning a new language or want to know the pronunciation of some tough words
Search Pronounce Hello on Google

Practice Guided Breathing Exercise

breathing exercise in googleDuring Coronavirus you need to focus on your breathing to test if your lungs are healthy or not.

A simple breathing exercise to try whenever you have a minute. It will relax your brain and you can have increased productivity with a simple ritual.
Search Breathing Exercise on Google

Joke Trivia

Let us know if you can figure out what joke it is. Let’s see who can get it.

Rearranging the letters

Search Anagram on Google

If You Know Then You Know IT

Search recursion on Google

All The Google Logos

google logo history

Have you seen all the logos of Google till now? If not try now and see how Google logo has evolved.
https://www.google.com/search?q=Google+logo+history

Wubba Lubba Dub Dub

Search this and look for Did you mean reaction by Google 🙂
https://www.google.com/search?q=WUBBA+LUBBA+DUB+DUB

Other

Festivus

“Festivus is defined as a secular holiday celebrated on December 23 that is essentially anti-Christmas, a backlash to the commercialization of Christmas and involves the airing of grievance”

See the visual changes that appear on the Google search page
https://www.google.com/search?q=festivus

Webdriver Torso – YouTube automated performance Testing Account

“Webdriver Torso is a YouTube automated performance testing account that became famous in 2014 for speculations about its nature and jokes featured in some of its videos” – Wikipedia

See the visual changes that appear on the Google search page
https://www.google.com/search?q=webdriver+torso

Watch SKY

See the real sky full of galaxy and star. Images are collected via DSS Consortium, SDSS, NASA/ESA
https://www.google.com/sky/

Real Life Moon

Real-life moon pictures and All the Apollo missions. You can also see the landing zone of each Apollo mission and elevation of Moon.
https://www.google.com/moon/

Real Life Mars

Photos Of Mars with elevation and infrared photos.
https://www.google.com/mars/

Not working
https://www.google.com/search?q=Super+Mario+Bros

Sources:
IP address (ipv4 and ipv6)
https://support.google.com/websearch/answer/1696588
Calculator
https://support.google.com/websearch/answer/3284611

 

We would love to increase the list. If you found any new cool new Google search tricks let us know.

Google is full of these search tricks and also Google adds time to time new tricks based on new events like Thanos one, So if you find one cool trick don’t forget to share with your friends.

Source:

Better Search Better Result by Google

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