Manage Google Settings
If your Android device uses Google Play Services, you can manage your Google apps and services in Google Settings.
Open Google Settings
You can find Google Settings in one of these places (depending on your device):
- In your device's Settings app , tap Google.
- Open a separate app called Google Settings .
Manage your Google Settings
Some devices and Android versions have different Google Settings. Your settings can include:
- Sign-in & security
See or change your Google Account's security settings, like your password, recovery information, and security alerts. You can also start a Security Checkup.
- Personal info & privacy
See or change your Google Account’s privacy settings, like your name, email addresses, and which types of data to save. You can also start a Privacy Checkup.
- Account preferences
See or change your Google Account's preferences, like your language and Google Drive storage. You can also delete individual Google services.
Opt out of ad personalization or reset your advertising ID.
- Connected apps
Manage apps connected to your Google Account, like apps with Google Sign-In permissions and apps connected to Google Fit.
- Google Fit
See or disconnect apps and devices connected to Google Fit. Learn how to manage your Google Fit settings.
Manage location settings. Learn how to manage your Location History.
Manage settings and preferences for the Google app . Learn about the Google app.
To get security verification codes for Google sign-in screens, tap Security Security code.
You can get a security code even if your device is offline.
To manage settings for remotely locating and erasing a lost device:
- Tap Security.
- Tap Find My Device or Android Device Manager.
Learn how to find, lock, or erase a lost device.
You can scan apps to learn whether they're potentially harmful. To start verifying apps:
- Tap Security.
- Tap Google Play Protect or Verify Apps.
- Turn on Scan device for security threats.
Clear app data
If an app isn't a Google app, you can delete its app data from your Google Account. On your main Google Settings screen, tap More Clear app data.
Usage & diagnostics
You can send information to Google about how you use your device and how it's working. Sharing this information can help Google improve Android for everyone. On your main Google Settings screen, tap More Usage & diagnostics.
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