Filter the posts on your Google+ Homepage

Your Google+ Homepage includes posts from other users on Google+. Filtering lets you better adjust how much you see from a certain circle or lets you look at the posts from a specific circle only.

See posts from a certain circle

If you only want to see posts shared by one of your circles, you can filter your Homepage. You may see posts that were shared publicly or shared specifically with you.

Android app
  1. Open the Google+ app Google+ icon.
  2. Near the top right-hand corner, touch the down arrow .
  3. Touch Circles > touch the name of the circle.
Computer
  1. Open Google+.
  2. Using the tabs at the top of the page, choose a circle.
Mobile browser
  1. Open Google+.
  2. In the top left-hand corner, touch the Menu icon .
  3. Touch Circles, then touch the name of a circle.
iPhone/iPad app
  1. Open the Google+ app Google+ icon.
  2. At the top left, touch the main Menu icon  > Home.
  3. Under "All", touch the down arrow  > select a circle.

Adjust the number of posts that you see from a circle

Choose to see more or fewer posts from a circle by changing a particular circle's settings. To stop seeing all posts from a circle in your Home stream, untick the box next to "Show posts".

Android app
  1. Open the Google+ app Google+ icon.
  2. Near the top right-hand corner, touch the down arrow .
  3. Touch Circles > touch the name of the circle > touch the People list icon .
  4. Touch the Menu icon/button  > Circle settings.
    • To stop seeing posts from this circle in your Home stream, untick the box next to "Show posts".
    • To change the number of posts that you see from this circle, touch Amount and choose "More", "Standard" or "Fewer".
  5. Touch Save in the upper right-hand corner.
Computer
  1. Open Google+.
  2. Using the tabs at the top of the page, select a circle.
  3. In the top right-hand corner of the “In this circle” box, click the Gear icon .
    • To change the number of posts that you see from this circle, click Amount and choose "More", "Standard" or "Fewer".
    • To stop seeing posts from this circle in your Home stream, untick the box next to “Show posts in Home stream”.
Mobile browser

You can’t adjust this setting on the mobile web just yet. Please use the Google+ app or a desktop computer to choose the number of posts that you see from a circle.

iPhone/iPad app
  1. Open the Google+ app Google+ icon.
  2. At the top left, touch the main Menu icon  > Home.
  3. Under "All", touch the down arrow  > select a circle.
  4. Near the top right-hand corner, touch the Gear icon .
    • To change the number of posts that you see from this circle, touch Amount and choose "More", "Standard" or "Fewer".
    • To stop seeing posts from this circle in your Home stream, touch the switch next to “Show posts”. You'll know that you've turned it off when the switch turns white.