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Search the web on Chrome

You can quickly find what you’re looking for on the Internet, in your bookmarks and in your browsing history.

  1. On your computer, open Chrome. 
  2. In the address bar at the top, type your search.
  3. Click the result or press Enter.

Search within a web page

You can find a specific word or phrase on a web page on your computer.

  1. On your computer, open a web page in Chrome.
  2. At the top-right, click More More and then Find.
  3. Type your search term in the bar that appears in the top-right.
  4. Press Enter to search the page. 
  5. Matches appear highlighted in yellow. You can see where all the matches are located on a web page using the yellow markers on the scrollbar.

Tip: You can also use the keyboard shortcuts Ctrl + f (Windows, Linux and Chrome OS) or ⌘ + f (Mac) to quickly find a word or phrase.

Search words or images

You can find more info about a specific word, phrase or image on a web page.

  1. On your computer, open a web page in Chrome.
  2. Highlight a word, phrase or image.
  3. Right-click it on your computer. Hold Ctrl and click if you're on a Mac.
  4. Click the option to search for it with your default search engine. For example, you might see something like 'Search Google for 'Emperor penguin' or 'Search Bing for this image'.

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