Google Tips

Posted 15 September 2015 by Darren Welch

This is a compiled list of useful voice commands to improve your mobile device experience.

To begin say "OK Google" followed by any of the following commands...

  • "Weather"
  • "Is it going to rain [tomorrow/wednesday]?"
  • "How's the weather in [poland] on [saturday] going to be?"
  • "Do I need an umbrella today?"

Google weather

  • "Convert Fifty dollars to British pounds""
  • "How much is fifty times seventeen""
  • "Square root of sixty four"
  • "What is Seventeen percent of one hundred and twenty"
  • "What is 100kg in pounds?"
  • "What is 200cm in feet?"
  • "What is the tip for [50] dollars".

Google Tip Calculator

"Show me pictures of [Kenwood House]"

Kenwood House

"How do I say [hello] in [arabic]?"

Google Translate Arabic

  • "Show me a map of [New York]"
  • "Navigate to [Clapham]"
  • "How far is [Manchester] from [London]"
  • "How do I get home?"
  • "Show me [restaurants] near me"
  • "Where is the nearest [apple store]?"

  • "How many calories in a cucumber?"
  • "Compare apple to orange?"

  • "Set alarm for [6am]"
  • "Wake me up in [twenty] minutes"
  • "Note to self [parked car in space D7]"
  • "Remind me to [buy milk] at [6pm]"
  • "Create an event; [dinner] at [8pm]"
Google Create Event

On your mobile say: "Play [paint it black]"

  • "Search for [prawn recipes]"
  • "Who invented [the wheel]?"
  • "Author of [the killing]?"
  • "How old is [David Beckham]?"
  • "Who is married to [Ben Affleck]?"
  • "What is [The value of pi]"?
  • "Stock price of [Google]?"
  • "Where was [Copernicus born]?"

Google place of birth

  • Open []"
  • Open [whatsapp]"
  • Turn [on/off] [flashlight/wi-fi/bluetooth]"
  • What is my schedule for [tomorrow]"
  • Text [Bob]: [I'll be there in 5 minutes]"
  • Call [John]"
  • Post to [Twitter]: [Beans on toast for tea]"
  • Take a photo
  • Record a video
  • Show me my last messages
  • Search google for [cat pictures]"

Google cat pictures

  • "What time is it in [Tokyo]"
  • "When is sunset in [London]"
  • "What is the timezone of [Paris]"

paris timezone

  • Flip a coin
  • How much wood could a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood?
  • Roll dice
  • Make me a sandwich
  • Who's on first?
  • Up,up,down,down,left,right,left,right
  • Tell me a joke
  • Who are you?
  • When am I?
  • Okay Jarvis (Instead of okay google)
  • What does the fox say?
  • What is the bacon number of[actor name]

brad pitt bacon number

Darren Welch


Darren Welch

  15 September 2015

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