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Search the web

The Search Search button icon button on your Windows Phone is your one stop for finding stuff on the web. Search for something the conventional way, or flick left or right to explore popular videos, headlines, deals, and more.

Search the web on Windows Phone

To find something on the web

  1. Press the Search Search button icon button.

  2. Tap the Search box, and then type a word or phrase.

  3. Tap Go Go key.


  • You can also search the web in Internet Explorer by typing your search term in the address bar.
  • In the search results, you can narrow or broaden your search results by flicking to Web, Local, Media, or Shopping.
  • Under Web, you can scroll down to see different kinds of results that may appear for different searches, such as news, web results, related searches, apps, products, a flight status, weather, sports scores, stock quotes, a location, or movies.
  • Some things you search for might have a related app that can help you out. In these cases, the app will appear in your search results—just tap it to download.
  • Did you know you can search by voice? Tap the microphone icon next to the Search box, and say your search term.


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