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Add, edit, or delete a Google+ comment

When someone shares a post, you can add a comment to join the conversation. And if you don't like what you wrote, you can edit or delete your comment.

You can also use your settings to choose who can comment on your Google+ posts.

Add a comment

If you want to reply to what someone shared on Google+, you can add a comment to their post.

Important: If you add a comment to a post, everyone who can see the original post will also be able to read your comment. If you want to know who was shared on the original post, you can learn how to see who a post was shared with.

Android
  1. Open the Google+ app Google+ icon and then find the post you want to comment on and then tap the post.
  2. tap Add a comment at the bottom of the post. If you don't see that text, in the bottom right corner of the post, tap .
  3. Type your comment and then tap Post.
Computer
  1. Open Google+ and then find the post you want to comment on.
  2. At the bottom of the post, click Add a comment.
  3. Type your comment and then in the lower left corner, click Post comment.
Mobile browser
  1. Open Google+.
  2. Find the post you want to comment on.
  3. In the bottom right corner of the post, tap .
  4. Type your comment, then in the lower right corner, tap Post.
iPhone/iPad
  1. Open the Google+ app Google+ icon and then find the post you want to comment on and then at the bottom of the post, tap Add a comment. If you don't see that text, tap .
  2. Type your comment and then in the bottom right corner, tap Post.

Edit a comment

If you want to change something you wrote, you can edit the comment you left on a post.

Android
  1. Open the Google+ app Google+ icon and then find the post you commented on and then tap your comment.
  2. Tap Edit comment and then make your changes and then tap .
Computer
  1. Open Google+ and then find the post you commented on and then click Moreand then click Edit.
  2. Make your changes and then click Update.
Mobile web
  1. Open Google+.
  2. Find the post you commented on and then tap your comment.
  3. Tap Edit comment and then make your changes and then tap Update.
iPhone/iPad
  1. Open the Google+ app Google+ icon and then find the post you commented on and then tap your comment and then tap Edit comment.
  2. Make your changes and then tap Save.

Tip: You can only edit a comment you made. You can't edit other people's comments.

Choose who can comment on your Google+ posts

If you want to stop certain people from commenting on what you post, you can choose who can leave a comment on your public posts.

Important: People may be able to comment on posts they're mentioned in, even if they aren't in the group you selected. For example, you can make it so only people in your circles can comment on your public posts. But if someone from your circles leaves a comment and mentions someone not in your circles, they'll be able to see your post, too.

Android / Mobile browser / iPhone/iPad
You can't change this setting on mobile just yet. Please use a desktop computer to choose who can comment on your public posts.
Computer
  1. Open Google+ and then in the upper left corner click Menu Menu and then click Settings.
  2. Next to "Who can comment on your public posts?", click Down arrow icon.
  3. Choose who can comment from "Anyone," "Your Circles," "Extended Circles," "Only You," and "Custom."

Stop people from commenting on a post

If you want to make sure people can't comment on something you shared, you can change the setting of that post.

Android
  1. Open the Google+ app Google+ icon and then tap the post you don't want people to comment on.
  2. Tap  and then Disable comments.
Computer
  1. Open Google+ and then click the post you don't want people to comment on.
  2. In the top right corner of the post, click and then Disable comments.
Mobile browser
  1. Open Google+ and then tap the post you don't want people to comment on.
  2. In the top right corner of the post, tap  and then Disable comments.
iPhone/iPad
  1. Open the Google+ app Google+ icon and tap the post you don't want people to comment on.
  2. In the upper right, tap and then tap Disable comments.

Delete a comment

If you want to delete a comment you left on a post, you can remove it.

Android
  1. Open the Google+ app Google+ icon.
  2. Find the post you commented on, then tap the comment.
  3. Tap Delete comment, then tap OK.
Computer
  1. Open Google+.
  2. Find the post you commented on.
  3. Click the comment, or in the top right corner of the comment, click  and thenclick Delete.
Mobile browser
  1. Open Google+.
  2. Find and tap the post you commented on.
  3. Tap your comment and then then tap Delete comment and then tap Delete.
iPhone/iPad app
  1. Open the Google+ app Google+ icon.
  2. Find the post you commented on and then tap your comment.
  3. Tap Delete comment.

Tip: You can only edit your own comments. You can’t edit other people’s comments.

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