Manage Google Settings
You can use Google Settings to manage settings for Google apps and services on any Android device that has Google Play installed.
Find Google Settings
You can find Google Settings in one of these places (depending on your device):
- In your device's main Settings app , under "Personal," tap Google.
- Open a separate app called Google Settings .
What you can manage in Google Settings
Available settings can vary by device and version of Android.
To manage apps that are connected to your Google Account, tap Connected apps. This includes apps with Google+ sign-in permissions and apps connected with Google Fit.
To manage location settings, Location Reporting, and Location History, tap Location.
To manage all fitness information tied to your Google Account and share it with other apps and devices, tap Google Fit.
To manage settings and preferences for the Google app , tap Search.
To manage Google ad preferences, opt out of interest-based ads, and reset your advertising ID, tap Ads.
To manage settings for remotely locating and erasing a lost device with Android Device Manager, tap Security.
You can verify apps before installing to learn whether they're potentially harmful to your device. To start verifying apps:
- Tap Security.
- Tap Verify apps.
- Turn on "Scan device for security threats."
To manage and review your Google Account access and security settings, including the way you sign into your account and how you get notifications, tap Sign-in & security.
To manage and review your Google Account’s privacy settings, and items like your personal information or account history settings, tap Personal info & privacy.
To manage and review your Google Account preferences like your Google Drive Storage, tap Account preferences. You can also delete individual Google services here.
Clear third-party app data
You can clear third-party app data that's stored using cloud save. To clear app data, on your main Google Settings screen, tap More Clear app data.
Get security codes
You can get security verification codes for Google sign-in screens even if your device is offline. To get security verification codes, tap Security Security code.
Share usage & diagnostics
You can help improve the Android experience by sending information to Google about how you use your device and how it's working. To manage these settings, tap More Usage & diagnostics.
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