Turn Personal results on or off

Personal results allows your Google Assistant on Google Home to read private info like your shopping list, calendar and flights, and help you with tasks like payments. 

Note: Personal results must be on to hear any personalized information. 

Turn Personal results on or off

  1. Make sure your mobile device or tablet is connected to the same Wi-Fi as your Google Home device.
  2. Open the Google Home app Google Home app.
  3. In the top left corner of the Home screen, tap Menu Menu.
  4. Verify that the Google Account  listed is the one linked to Google Home.  To switch accounts, click the triangle to the right of the account name and email address.
  5. Tap More settings. 
  6. Under "Devices," tap a Google Home device.
  7. Turn Personal results on On or off Off

Important: You can't turn on a subset of Personal results, e.g. turn on calendars but not payments. If you turn off Personal results because you don't want your Assistant to help with payments, it won’t be able to help with other personal information like flights, shopping lists, calendars, etc.

Features that require Personal results to be ON to hear personalized information include:

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