Quick Search Widget (with ads)

Contains ads
4.3
11.6K reviews
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Everyone
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About this app

Quick Search Widget πŸ” is a fast and lightweight App for searching the web easily. It gives you quick shortcuts to various websites and apps, and it includes a Widget for your Home Screen - similar to the pre-installed Search Bar widget.

All the high-quality popular search engines are available in the app. All languages and countries are supported for each linked website. The available search engines are:

πŸ”Έ General web searches
πŸ”Έ Image searching
πŸ”Έ Online encyclopedia
πŸ”Έ Micro-blogging and social network searches
πŸ”Έ Maps, Apps, News and Weather Forecasts, from all over the world
πŸ”Έ Online video searching
πŸ”Έ Search in the online shopping sites
πŸ”Έ Custom search engine - for any website that's not available

Note: All the linked websites have registered trademarks of their respective companies. Ozmium is not associated with any of the linked search engines or websites.

βœ… Switch between different Search Engines with one click.

βœ… Instant search suggestions, direct from the relevant websites. Tap them repeatedly to refine your search.

βœ… It's faster than doing a search in the web browser. Auto-text corrections are enabled for the on-screen keyboard, for faster typing.

βœ… Recent search history: View your complete history and delete individual items with swipe actions.

βœ… Add your own Search Engine. Setup a custom Search Engine to any website.

βœ… You can reorder the list of search engines any way you want. Use long-press, then drag items up or down. (Switch off 'Mini Search' first)

βœ… Quick Search is fast, lightweight and easy-to-use. The search results open directly in your web browser.

βœ… Add multiple Widgets to your Home Screen, and customize each one as you want.

βœ… Voice Search.

βœ… It's an "Assist app", so you can open the app from anywhere, by long-pressing the Home button. See https://goo.gl/ZdD0ZH

πŸ”Ή Many different languages and countries are supported. You can easily change the language/country settings within the app, and the Search Engines will adapt.

πŸ”Ή Choose which web browser to open, in the Settings❗️ Convenient if you have several browsers installed.

πŸ”Ή Free software, with advertisements. (The Paid version has no advertisements)

πŸ”Ή No intrusive permissions or background services are used, and it's fast to startup.

πŸ”Ή Quick Search requires 2 permissions: Internet Access - To retrieve search suggestions from the selected website. Network State - To detect Wi-Fi and provide the best performance.

The app is localized to 14 different languages. But the Search Engines work in virtually all global languages.

Note: Install to SD Card is not allowed on this app, because it stops the Widgets working properly.

We do not collect or monitor any web searches. Your history records are saved on your personal device only. We have a strong privacy record for over 9 years on the Google Play Store.

Email your comments and suggestions to Ozmium.

Privacy Policy: https://ozmium.net/quick-search-free-app/privacy-policy/en/
Updated on
Oct 22, 2021

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
This app may share these data types with third parties
App activity, App info and performance, and Device or other IDs
This app may collect these data types
App activity, App info and performance, and Device or other IDs
Data is encrypted in transit
You can request that data be deleted
4.3
11.6K reviews
Code Underground
December 26, 2020
I only gave it 4 stars because I set a setting and when I went back into settings to switch it back the setting was gone lol. The setting was visibility of background image ....i set it to zero which is how I want it but I went back in to play with the slider a bit to see how it affected the look and i can't find that damn slider . Otherwise it's a 5 star app. If you respond and tell me how to get back to that setting I'll change my rating to a five star.
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Ozmium
April 11, 2021
The setting "Brightness of background image" can be seen when you switch off 'Mini Search' on the settings screen (at the top), then relaunch the app. It's because "Mini Search" does not display a background image. Thanks for your review. 😎
Ms D
April 23, 2022
A well thought out app with ease of use. Perhaps the UI could do with a more elegant design.
4 people found this review helpful
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theotherguy7145
July 1, 2020
Decent functionality, but not great design; very outdated and hard to fit in with any phone themes. Bit clunky but gets the job done.
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What's new

22 October 2021, version 5.8
βœ… You can change the color themes in the app 🎨 . The Primary color, Accent color and background image color can be altered individually, to mix them in different ways. There are 4 colors to choose in each color setting.
βœ… Option to launch a search when the suggestion is clicked. This is from customer feedback.
βœ… New screen: Open-Source licenses, acknowledgements, attributions and image credits.
βœ… Bug fixes, stability fixes and internal infrastructure improvements πŸ›