Search the web on Chrome

Share your voice

Voice Search
Help Center Google Chrome. Send a Hangouts chat message: The Google help was no help. On your computer, open Chrome. Chrome also has integrated Google Now notifications. Say OK Google with this page open and Google will start listening for your search. The app will no longer launch automatically.

Turn on voice search


Highlight a word, phrase, or image. Right-click it on your computer. 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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To perform a voice search, open a new tab in Chrome (press Ctrl + T) or visit Google’s front page at Click the microphone icon in the search bar. Google will start listening, so just speak into your microphone. Search by speaking/5(K). With the latest Chrome Beta, you can search by voice on Google—no typing, clicking or hand-washing required. Simply open a new tab or visit in Chrome, say "Ok Google," and then start speaking your search.