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Google Chrome - How to search the web on Chrome

With Google Chrome, you can quickly find what you're looking for on the Internet, in your bookmarks, and in your browsing history.

  1. 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. 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. 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."

For more information, please visit the 
Google Support website. 

If you have any questions, come by the Help Desk at Hardman & Jacobs Undergraduate Learning Center Room 105, call 646-1840, or email us at

Keywords:google chrome search web browser windows mac   Doc ID:72590
Owner:John B.Group:New Mexico State University
Created:2017-04-13 12:12 MSTUpdated:2017-11-06 11:44 MST
Sites:New Mexico State University
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