So Google in its newly launched update in the search engine gives us the list of shows to watch when a certain query is entered. Popularly known as “What to watch” search term, it also gives us the similar results when queries such as “movies”, “Hindi movies”, “English movies” is asked to Google.
The results which Google shows are in the form of
- TV shows
- Web series
If we properly use Google’s “What to watch” feature, it is effective in a great way. It makes you plan your next movie or a show to watch. It gives you multiple options to select. Readout to know more about how to use Google’s “What to watch” article effectively.
Use “What to watch” feature in an effective way
Here we have listed some tips and tricks to help you out in using “What to watch” feature.
Filter movies and shows
First of all filter out what you wish to watch – movies or shows (shows include web series and TV shows).
To filter out between movies and shows, select on “shows and movies” option. Then select anything you wish to watch from movies and shows. In feature, you will be able to filter out unnecessary options.
Add shows or movies in Watchlist
To effectively remember what shows or movies you are planning to watch this weekend, keep adding it in the watchlist option. Suppose you want to watch Special OPS, read the Wikipedia article to know if it’s worth watching, and then add it in the watchlist.
Filter OTT platforms
Google gives you to filter out OTT platforms. By applying a filter, you will only see the content from that specific platform. You can filter from Disney+ Hotstar, Netflix, and SonyLIV.
Choose free option for shows and movies
With applying a “free” filter you will see a list of movies, TV shows and web series available to stream at free of cost.
Apply filters for fast results
If you want to fasten your search, you can select the movie based on genre, language, actors you wish to watch.
Filter the option based on your interest for better results.
Google in its search result shows the movies, TV shows, and web series from the following OTT platforms, in India:
- Disney+ Hotstar
- Google Play Movies & TV
As of now popular OTT platforms such as Prime Video, Zee5, Eros Now, MX Player, ALTBalaji, etc have not been integrated. Maybe in the near future, Google may show the search results from these platforms as well.