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Google Upside Down – How To Play This Game On Google?

Google Upside Down

There was a time when I looked into my friend’s screen and got totally shocked. Was I shocked because of what he was searching for on the popular search engine? Absolutely not! I was more shocked because I saw his entire screen on Google Upside Down.

At first, I thought that it was a glitch. I actually did think that his browser or the search results page got messed up. However, he soon explained the situation as to what was going on.

He then explained to me that if you simply search for a specific keyword to initiate the Upside Down easter egg. If you do so, then the pages from then on will all be turned upside down. If you want to learn how to do this trick, then you need to continue reading this article.

How To Turn Google Upside Down?

Turn Google Upside Down

Turning the search engine Upside Down can be a fun way to experiment with the search engine. To do so, you need to follow a few simple steps to turn the most used search engine on its head. These steps are as follows:

  • Go to the Homepage
  • Type “Google Upside Down” in the search box

When you hit the search button at the end, you will notice that the page will flip twice. At first, the page will flip vertically once. Then, the paged will flip one final time horizontally. 

Therefore, you can say that when you use the upside down easter egg, you will be able to mirror the page. It is called mirroring and not simply flipping upside down. This is because if you see yourself in the mirror, you will also notice that it flips your reflections on the horizontal axis.

That’s it! You have successfully produced an upside down home page! Now, whenever you search for anything on the homepage, all the results will also become flipped.

You can use this easter egg from any browser. However, it works best when you use it from Chrome because, of course, it’s made by the largest search engine in the world. Therefore, you can easily turn Chrome upside down if you use this easter egg.

Does Maps Go Upside Down?

Does Google Maps Go Upside Down

You will be disappointed if you think Maps will go upside down as well after using the Upside Down easter egg. Unfortunately, this easter egg only helps in turning the homepage, and the search results page be flipped both vertically and horizontally. 

How To Make Text Upside Down In Docs?

How To Make Text Upside Down In Google Docs

Again, if you think that the Upside Down easter egg will also turn all your work in Google Docs upside down, then you are wrong. 

I was curious about this too, so I checked it out myself. But, I was left disappointed in the end when nothing turned upside down. 

Other Easter Eggs To Know About!

Google Easter Eggs

Just like Google Upside Down, there are many other easter eggs as well. Many of these famous Google games are:

  • Doodle Soccer:  As the name suggests, this is a flash game that you can play from your browser by simply searching for Google Doodle Soccer or Google Soccer. You play as a goalkeeper, with your objective being to stop the kicker from scoring on penalty kicks. 
  • Atari Breakout: You must have played a game where you had to break bricks by reflecting a small ball on a sliding disk. Google Atari Breakout is a famous game you can play from your browser by simply searching on this search engine. 
  • Snake: Do you remember playing the famous snake game on older mobile phones and computers? Now you can play the same game from your browser by searching for Google Snake.
  • Pepper Game: Do you want an informative game that shows Wilbur Scoville teaching you about the spiciness of various peppers? Then simply search for Google Pepper Game or Scoville, and you will be greeted with this game.

Some famous Easter Eggs are:

  • Google In 1998: When the search engine was first launched in 1998, it looked way different compared to what it is now. Simply search for “Google in 1998” to get the older version of this search engine to look back.
  • Google Zerg Rush: Do you want to fend your search results from a Zerg invasion? Simply search for Google Zerg Rush, and you will see small hoops floating on the screen, trying to “eat” and delete your search results. Simply click on these Zerg hoops to kill them. 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):

Frequently Asked Questions

Q1. What Is Elgoog Backwards?

Ans: If you spell Elgoog backward, then you will be able to read it as Google. Elgoog is the domain through which you can access various oddities and fun Google games. Out of these, Upside Down Google is one of the easter eggs.

Q2. Is Elgoog A Virus?

Ans: No, Elgoog is not a virus. Elgoog is the name of the domain from which you can access all the games and various other easter eggs like Google Upside Down and more.

Q3. How Do I Turn Google Upside Down?

Ans: If you want to turn the search engine from being normal to upside down, you simply need to search Google upsidedown. Then, you will notice that the search engine will turn twice, once vertically and the second time horizontally. So now you have successfully turned the search engine upside down!

Q4. What Searches Have Easter Eggs?

Many searches act as secret easter eggs. Some of these searches are:

  • Upside Down
  • Askew
  • Recursion
  • Zerg Rush
  • Anagram
  • Barrel Roll


There are many easter eggs and other Google games that you can play from your browser by simply searching for them. One of them is Google Upside Down which basically rotates your screen. As a result, the homepage and the search results page will appear vertically and horizontally flipped.

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This is a great way to pass the time if you are feeling bored and want this search engine to be a bit exciting. To learn more about other secrets of this search engine, read our other article here at RSLOnline!

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Debamalya Mukherjee

Debamalya is a professional content writer from Kolkata, India. Constantly improving himself in this industry for more than three years, he has amassed immense knowledge regarding his niches of writing tech and gaming articles. He loves spending time with his cats, along with playing every new PC action game as soon as possible.

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