While it is one of the most useful Google applications that can be installed on an Android phone, it is possible to achieve even more from the search engine app thanks to a series of tricks integrated into the search engine, which not everyone knows.
That is why our intention is to list some of the more useful and interesting tricks for the Google search engine in its version for phones, which you can use as shortcuts to save time when using some of its features, or simply to make the most of all its capabilities.
You can use the search engine for other things besides searching for information. If, via the search bar or the search engine app, you enter the terms "Create a reminder" o "Set an alarm", the reminder or alarm tool will appear so you can schedule it at the time you want.
Like many other Google apps, the search engine includes a way to quickly switch between accounts. To do this, you just have to scroll down from the profile picture located in the upper right corner of the screen.
If you are using the beta version of the Google app, you will be able to access the experimental options menu included in the application, from which you can activate options that are not yet available to everyone.
To access these functions, simply touch the "more" button at the bottom right of the screen in the search engine app, then access the " Lab ". All experimental options available to be activated will appear.
Google has long allowed customize the style of the search bar to change the shape, color or even the format of the Google logo. To change its appearance, you need to access the search engine settings menu, and tap on “customize widget”.
Google's search engine is also a Swiss army knife full of interesting tools. From one level, to a calculator, a currency converter, a chart generator, a tip calculator, a timer or a weather app, all integrated into the search engine. You just have to enter the corresponding search term to access each of the utilities.
One trick of the Google search engine for mobile that not everyone is familiar with is the ability to see your latest purchases made with a simple search. Try searching for “where is my order” and a list of your latest purchases and orders will appear at the top of the search results window. This data is private and is based on emails from stores arriving in the Gmail inbox of the Google account associated with the phone.
If you have the search engine bar on the home screen of your Android phone, you can delete application icons and enjoy a much cleaner desktop. And is that from the bar itself you can open all applications installed on your mobile simply by typing their name. Besides, you can also search for contacts stored on your mobile.
These are some of the more useful tricks that exist for the Google search app on Android phones. Like the rest of the company's apps, the search engine receives frequent updates, which they introduce even more functions. For this reason, it is likely that over time, new tricks will appear in Google that we will add in this article.