Most Searched 'How To' Questions


Most Searched 'How To' Questions

If you have a question or obstacle in life, you are more than likely to turn to Google to answer or solve it.

Google has given us a glimpse into the minds of their users and have published the most searched ‘how to’ questions from around the world, giving us an intriguing insight into Google users problems.

Here is a list of the most searched ‘how to’ questions on Google:

  1. how to tie a tie
  2. how to kiss
  3. how to get pregnant
  4. how to lose weight
  5. how to draw
  6. how to make money
  7. how to make pancakes
  8. how to write a cover letter
  9. how to make french toast
  10. how to lose belly fat

Google’s data editor Simon Rogers states that “Recently, we noticed that 'how to…' searches have increased by more than 140% since 2004, and much of that search interest is directed towards how to 'fix' things—whether it’s a lightbulb, window, washing machine, or even the toilet.”

With this in mind, Google’s News Lab and visual data journalist Xaquin G.V have created a new interactive website called which has compiled data from 100 of the most popular ‘how to’ questions and answered them with the help of animated visuals.  

Luke Stanley