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21+ Bing Advanced Search Operators (2022) [Latest]

21+ Bing Search Operators (2022) [Latest]
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Bing is a search engine that has been around for a while.

It is not as popular as Google, but it does have some advanced search operators that can be used to find what you are looking for.

Bing advanced search operators are a set of commands that can be used to refine your search.

In this guide, we will learn about some of the most advanced Bing search operators that can be used to find what you are looking for.

It is important to note that Bing is removing most of the operators.

This article contains only the working operators as on September 2022.

Bing has advanced search filters which help us to get the required result.

Why do you need an advanced search on Bing?

Advanced search on Bing helps us to get a more filtered and appropriate set of results.

By doing this, we can save a lot of time by not going through millions of results that may not match the exact query.

Bing advanced search provides a more personalized set of results. 

Bing Advanced Search Operators

There are many working operators that we use in Bing to do an advanced search.

Following are the few bing advanced search commands.

+

Search for X +Y. This will return only results related to X with Y in it.

Example: tesla +elon

This search command will display pages related to Tesla with the term “elon” in it.

“ ”

This will return only results that have the search term mentioned between the quotes.

Example: “elon musk”

This search command will display pages containing the exact words “elon musk” in it.

AND, &

Search for X AND Y. This will return only results related to both X and Y.

The & operator can also be used in place of “AND.”

Examples: elon AND gates

This search command will display pages containing both elon and gates in it.

NOT,-

This will exclude a specific term or phrase from the search results.

The ‘ operator can also be replaced with NOT.

Example: elon -tesla

This search command will display pages containing elon without mention of tesla in it.

OR,/

Search for X or Y. This will return results related to X or Y, or both. 

The / operator can also be used in place of “OR.”

Example: elon OR tesla

This search command will display pages containing elon or tesla or both.

site:

We can limit the search to a specific website using the operator URL:

Example: site: tesla.com

This search command will display pages from tesla.com alone.

feed:

When we search for RSS feeds regarding X, we give it as feed:X.

Example: feed:tesla

This search command will RSS or Atom feeds about the search term tesla

language:

When we want to get search results in a particular language, you can use the operator language:

Example: cricket language:fr

This search command will display the search results of cricket in the French language.

You should know the specific language code to use it. Language codes are available here.

filetype:

Limits the search results to those of a certain file type such as TXT, PPT, PDF, DOCX, etc.

Example: tesla filetype:pdf

This search command will display search results in PDF format of the term Tesla.

intitle:

Find pages with specific words in the title.

Example: intitle:2022

This search command will display search results with 2022 in the title.

ip:

You can find the sites hosted at a specific IP address by using the operator ‘ip:‘.

Example: ip: 13.234.68.132

This search command will display search results of the website’s corresponding IP.

location:

Find the pages from a specific location.

Example: cricket location:pk

This search command will display search results for Cricket from Pakistan.

url:

Find indexed pages of the website using this operator.

Example: url:heyhowtodoit.com

This search command will find the indexed pages on Bing of the website heyhowtodoit.com

How to do a Reverse Image Search on Bing?

Follow these steps to do an advanced search on Bing using an image (reverse image search).

Visit the Bing website through a browser. 

how to do bing reverse image research method.

Click on the camera icon near the search icon in the search box. 

how to do bing advanced image search upload image - reverse image search

Select the image that we want to use for search and copy. 

Come back to Bing and paste the image on the “Paste image or url”.

There is also an option for uploading the image directly through Bing, for this click on “Take photo”. 

Now you can see the results shown according to the image posted. 

Advanced Video Search Engine

We can use this feature when you know the name, length, or some content about the video and we filter the search according to that. 

How to do an advanced search for a video on Bing?

Follow these steps to do an advanced search on Bing for a video. 

Visit the Bing website through a browser. 

how to advanced video search on bing

Enter the name or content which you want to search in the search box. 

Go to “VIDEOS” options under the search bar.

how to do advance video search on Bing  search result

Click on “Filter” shown on the top right of the page under Sign in. 

how to do advanced video search on Bing video result filter

Now you can see some filter options available under VIDEOS.

how to do advanced video search on Bing apply filters on search.

Apply filters that we want.

how to do advanced video search on bing filter application detail.

Now you can see the limited search result according to the filters we applied. 

How to do advanced search for getting news ?

Follow these steps to do an advanced search for getting the news. 

Visit the Bing website through a browser. 

Enter the word “news” or any other content in the search box. 

how to do advanced news search on Bing

Here you can see many filters above the search result. 

how to do advanced news search on Bing apply advanced filter.

Apply the filters according to our needs. 

Now you can see the limited search result according to the filters we applied.

Wrapping Up

Hope you get an idea about how to use the advanced search on Bing.

Kindly let us know if you have any queries.

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