Google’s Santa Tracker is live as Christmas begins around the world. 5 fun ways to use it

December 24, 2020 Off By admin

Google’s Santa Tracker is right here. 


As Christmas arrives around the world, Google has turned on its Santa tracker for following Jolly Saint Nick as he delivers items throughout the globe. 

The Santa tracker website has a real-time “tracker” of Santa’s path, with Kris Kringle leaving Madagascar around 11 a.m. PT. Beyond following the path, Google additionally has a working “gifts delivered” counter and an updating “next stop” itemizing for the place Santa is heading. In a nod to actuality, Santa is sporting a purple face masks to preserve himself and others secure from COVID-19 (although he apparently already received a dose of vaccine).

The website is comparable to NORAD’s Santa tracker, the long-running annual venture of the North American Aerospace Defense Command.

Google’s tracker doubles as a cute method to entertain children with a handful of mini-games together with one known as Elf Glider the place, on a pc, you use a keyboard to serve as one among Santa’s elves on a grasp glider, urgent the house bar to drop presents into chimneys whereas avoiding obstacles. It’s all a pleasant little bit of fun forward of the vacation. 

At time of writing, per Google’s tracker, Santa is anticipated to arrive in the United States in around 9 hours. 

5 fun ways to use Google’s Santa Tracker on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

1. Enter in your cellular or desktop browser. Mobile customers can faucet to add Santa to their house display.


There, now Santa’s photo-ready.

Screenshot by Jessica Dolcourt/CNET

2. You can passively see Santa’s present location and discover the globe. If you get too far, faucet the icon of the Santa hat to instantly snap again to the jolly one on his sleigh.

3. Click or faucet the “hamburger” menu of three horizontal strains in the higher left nook of your display to work together with Santa and his associates in several ways. For instance, you can also make Santa presentable for a selfie and get in a snowball struggle.

4. Keep the sound on to hear festive music and elf laughter as Santa cuts his path around the globe, or click on or faucet the mute button for those who want to get pleasure from Father Christmas in silence.

5. Keep scrolling down to play winter and Christmas-related video games with animated elves. Google’s web site says the website will stay live by means of December. 

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