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Get recommendations that are relevant to you

To get recommendations that are more relevant to you, there are a few things you can do.

Important: These options aren't available for all shows and movies on every streaming service.

Get more relevant recommendations on Google TV

Add your streaming services

Important: When you add streaming services, you get more recommendations from those services. We recommend you only select services you subscribe to.

On a Google TV device:

  1. From the Google TV home screen, scroll to your profile picture and select Settings.
  2. Select Accounts & Sign In.
  3. Select your profile and then Your services.
  4. To add your services, scroll right and turn on each service.
  5. To save the selection and exit the screen, scroll left.

In the Google TV app:

  1. At the top right, tap your profile picture.
  2. Tap Manage services.
  3. Select the service you want to add.
  4. Tap Next and then Done.
For example, if you add Disney+ as one of your services, you’ll notice more recommendations from Disney+ on your Home screen or in your app.
New services are added regularly to the list. Google sets default ordering and selections for streaming services based on app popularity, installed apps, your saved services, and contractual agreements with our partners.

Manage your Watchlist

Important: Google uses the shows and movies on your Watchlist to learn what you like to watch. You’ll get recommendations for content that’s similar to the titles on your Watchlist.

On a Google TV device

  1. Search or browse for the title you want to add to your Watchlist.
  2. Open the title’s details page.
  3. Select Watchlist Add account.

In the Google TV app

  1. On your phone or tablet, open the Google TV app .
  2. Search or browse for the title you want to add to your Watchlist.
  3. Open the title’s details page.
  4. Select Watchlist Add Bookmark.

Tip: When you add something to your Watchlist, it’s on the Watchlist of all your devices logged in to the same account.

Tell us what you like to watch

  1. From the Google TV home screen, scroll to your profile picture.
  2. Select Settings.
  3. Select Accounts & Sign In.
  4. Select your profile and then Content preferences.
  5. Rate the suggestions.
  6. To exit, on your remote, press Home  or Back Back.
Tip: This feature is only available on a Google TV device.

Mark what you’ve watched

  1. On a Google TV device or in the app, search or browse for a movie or show.
  2. Open the title’s details page.
  3. Select Watched it?
For example, if you saw a movie in theaters, you can mark “Watched it.” Then, Google will recommend other movies and shows based on what you watched.

Rate movies & shows

  1. On a Google TV device or in the app, search or browse for a movie or show.
  2. Open the title’s details page.
  3. Scroll right and choose Like Thumbs up or Dislike Thumbs down

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