Google is our favorite buddy on the internet. It always ready to help whether for making college assignments or for the weather forecast. But, all credits should not be given to Google alone. The Internet plays a very important role for our friendship with Google. Without the internet, there is no Google.
There are a lot of cool google tricks and also internet hacks which are unknown to many of us and there is no problem in not knowing these tricks but having knowledge to these tricks definitely going to help you at some point of the time.
See full list. There are some very interesting internet hacks that you should not miss.
Without any further delay, let’s jump into these crazy and cool google tricks and internet hacks list:
Restore the Closed tab on Chrome
Maybe you accidentally closed the tab you surfing on Google Chrome. Don’t worry. Press Shift + Ctrl + T to open last closed tab on Google Chrome.
Slideshow on Reddit
Seeing photos on Reddit Pics? Let’s do something new. Let’s make a slideshow of the photos on Reddit Pics and go freehand. All you need to add “P”. Suppose looking for pics on subreddit r/pics. Add ‘P’ (redditp) in the URL and see the magic.
Like this: www.redditp.com/r/pics. ENJOY THE MAGIC.
Create GIF on YouTube
GIF are very popular these days. A small portable video like photo seems more descriptive than a dumb still photo. There are a lot of ways to create a gif. The easiest way to create gif is using youtube.
Just add ‘gif’ before youtube on URL. Like www.gifyoutube.com/LMnoPxYz
Search for Particular Website
There are the times when we wanted the Google results from the particular website only. In that case, you can get the Google Search results for that one particular website. How? Here what you need to do.
While entering text on Google Search bar, enter the keywords you want to search then enter this site: thetechtoys.com. Now, you will get the results from The Tech Toys only.
For example, you are searching for best video editing apps. You can search like Best video editing apps site: thetechtoys.com
Reverse Image search on Google
What is Reverse Image Search?
In simple language, Reverse Image search means to search the image that appears in Image result page. If you are a web developer or a photographer or a blogger and you think your copyrighted image is used on other websites without your permission then, you can search for the websites which are using your images using Reverse Image Search.
How can you do that?
Hold ‘S’ key and Right Click on the image you wanted to reverse image search. You would get all the websites which are using your images on their websites.
Numbers are Easy for Google
Maybe your eyes got attracted to a big number and you start calculating the amount. Sometimes, person like me, just messed up everything. It is really confusing, especially when there are no proper arrangement. In that case, I just copy the number and put it in the Google Search bar. Like, 521166565637 in English. And I got this
Make the YouTube Dance
Do you know? YouTube can dance and that too pretty well.
No, I am not kidding at all. Don’t you believe me?
Okay, I will show you but first, share this cool google tricks with your friends and on Facebook and now go to YouTube and see the Dancing YouTube.
The New ‘Ctrl+Alt+Delete’
The program not responding? Your nerd friend would say “I have a solution, Press Ctrl+Alt+Delete then open Task manager and End the Task”
Try this. Press Ctrl+Shift+Esc to directly open the task manager. I told you The New.
The very Private Window
Now, don’t say Wow if I told you to Press Ctrl+Shift+N to open a secret/Private window on your Google Chrome where you can do anything (means anything 😉 ) without saving it on your browsing history and cookies. Even no record of download history.
I called it incognito mode. What you called it? Please tell me in comments. (If you get benefited, share this with your friends who also wants a private window)
Do a barrel roll
I love this. You would love this too. Just search for “Do a barrel roll” or “Z or R twice” in Google Search. Then, tell me what you experienced.
Play a Game on Google Chrome. Not the Dragon Game
Getting bored? Play a game on Google Chrome. All you need to do a search for “Atari Breakout” and go to Images. Enjoy the Game. Love the game, Share this article with your other buddies.
Clear the Cache
If you are visiting the website for second or third time, you would feel the faster loading speed of the website. Do you know, why Google Chrome loads the website faster? Because Chrome saves the data in the cache memory. It eats up your system memory and also keeps on displaying the old layout even if the layout of the website changed to new.
What you can do to clean the cache is Press Ctrl+Shift+R. Then Refresh the page. Maybe you would notice some new things on the website.
Blocked Subreddit? Who cares
If, due to any reason any subreddit is blocked. You can still access that. No, not VPN!!! It’s a simple trick. You just need to add + after the subreddit. For eg. www.reddit.com/samplereddit+.
Create QR Code to connect to Wi-Fi
This is super cool. Whenever your relative or friend comes home, the first thing they look for the wifi Router, then they keep on asking the Password of the WiFi. Now, you don’t need to announce the password. Just create a QR Code here and download that code to your phone. That QR Code allows them to connect to your WiFi just by scanning the QR code.
Isn’t that cool? Why don’t you share this with your friends or on Facebook?
Do a precise Googling
Google have so much stuff. You searched for a Juice and you get results for Apple juice, Pineapple Juice, Carrot juice, orange juice and what not. Use this simple thing for more precise results.
Add ‘minus sign’ ‘-‘ before the word that you don’t want in SERP. For eg. “Juice -apple juice”. It will delete irrelevant results.
Lost Your Phone? Don’t Panic
Did you lose your beloved phone? Don’t worry. Go to Google Chrome (make sure you are login to google account) and search for “Where’s my phone” or “Track my phone”. You would get the location of your phone. You can Ring your phone and also able to erase the data from your phone.
Set timer on Google
Need a timer? Open Google Chrome and search for “Set timer“. Select the timer and start. You can also search like “Set Timer for 5 Minutes”
Which song was playing last night?
You heard a music, melody struck in the head but don’t know the song name? Well, Here you can get your song name just by humming the song. Must give a try. That is cool.
Shortcut to Websites
What you normally do when entering the website name in the address bar of the web browser? You enter, www.thewebsitename.com. Takes some extra seconds. Do this cool thing
Just enter a name of the website on the address bar and press ctrl+enter to add www and .com thing.
Google can manage your Flights
Going abroad? Google can help you in managing the flights. Search for the Take off city (Departure) to Landing city (Destination) and get all the flights right on Google Search Result Page. For eg. Going to New York from New Delhi, Search for New Delhi to New York and get all the flights and the connecting flights.
Find a complete phrase/lyrics
Sometimes, we listen to a song and get some lyrics in our mind but fails to get the actual name of the song. Well, google can help you. Search for the line with words you know and for missing words use *. Then Search. You would get the lyrics of the song in Google.
Get MP3 Directly
Downloading music is not legal and ethical but still millions of people download the songs from the internet. Due to this, many web developers earns a lot of money through click bait. They show “Download Here” then they redirect you to another website.
Copy and paste it on google search with song name. You would get the direct download link of the mp3.
Explore the universe from Home. Not Google Earth
The universe has a lot of unsolved mysteries and has zillion of galaxies and our Milky way is just a small part of it and Earth!!! I don’t want to talk about it here. Anyways, explore the universe on Google Sky.
Play anything on Google Chrome
Do you know, Google Chrome is capable of playing any video or audio file? You just need to Drag the audio/video file and drop into the Google Chrome window. Enjoy!!!
BONUS: Get the Facebook password
This trick is for those who forget their passwords but capable to login just because they Check the “Remember Me” option. But, if you get lucky enough to find the open window of friend’s facebook, you can give an attempt ;).
Go to Facebook login. Enter the email and password. pIf already entered then follow the next step.
Right-click on the password and go to inspect. Play with some codes, replace ‘Password’ with “text”.
So, these are some of the cool Google tricks that are crazy enough to enjoy with friends. So, what are you waiting for, Share it with your friends and on your favorite social media.
If you know some other google tricks or internet hacks, let me know in the comment section.