Google brings back the timer feature for its Search engine

Google has determined to convey again a characteristic that stopped working on the finish of the final month. The timer characteristic in Google Search which allowed customers to set a timer or stopwatch is now working once more. Customers who will kind and search instructions like “set timer for 10 minutes,” and “begin stopwatch,” on the desktop or cell internet variations of Google Search will now be capable to see a widget with the stated timer (which robotically began) or stopwatch.

In July, when it stopped working such searches have been displaying some “irrelevant” search outcomes with touchdown pages of various web sites. In accordance with a report by AndroidPolice, the characteristic has began displaying the widget as soon as once more and Google Search liaison Danny Sullivan has additionally shared a tweet just lately to verify the supply of the characteristic.

As per a report by The Verge, Sullivan has just lately tweeted in regards to the return of the characteristic from his official Twitter account. Sullivan additionally added that he was conscious of the problem however wasn’t capable of present a satisfying reply in regards to the return of the characteristic till now. Furthermore, Sullivan additionally confirmed the characteristic’s eventual return at first of the month however could not present a transparent timeline.
How does this characteristic work
The report mentions that this Google Search characteristic is working in the identical manner it used to do beforehand. At present, when customers ask Google to “set a timer,” (with out specifying the period of time) it’s going to begin counting down from 5 minutes. Customers can even specify the opposite quantities of time or set it for a time of the day like 3:15 p.m as effectively.

Furthermore, customers can even pull up a smartwatch from Google Search however must begin that one by themselves whereas the timer will begin working robotically. Other than that, customers can even problem a voice command to the Google app or Google Assistant on their cell gadgets to do the identical factor.