Search Directly From Windows 8 Start Screen Through Google Search


Google Search app for Windows 8 devices can directly search Google from the Windows 8  Start screen instead of going to desktop and then doing the same from browser.

This app is available in Windows store, simply search for it. 🙂

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Once installed, it will be available on the Start screen.

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Search for stuff as usual but this time the results will appear within this search app.

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Besides that, there are various other settings like managing search history, opening the search results in a browser, accessing other Google apps (like Gmail, YouTube and so on).

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Also, this app integrates with Windows 8 search charm. So, when accessing search charm (Windows key + F), an additional option of searching using Google Search will now be available. (To get a list of common keyboard shortcuts for Windows 8, please refer to this earlier article).

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Happy searching.


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