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See who you shared a post with

After you've shared a post, you can always go back to see who you shared it with. By looking at the post, you can tell if it was shared publicly, privately, with your extended circles, with your domain, or with only you.

And if you'd like to change what you shared, you can edit or delete your post.

See who you shared your post with

Android app

  1. Open the Google+ app Google+ icon.
  2. Tap your name at the top of the screen.
  3. Tap Posts and then scroll to the post you're looking for and then tap the post.
  4. On the post, you'll see "Shared publicly," "Shared privately," "Extended circles," or "Shared only with you" below your name. Alternatively, if you use Google+ through your company, you may see your company’s domain name.
    • Tap Shared publicly to see information about people who +1'd, reshared, or commented on the post.
    • Tap Shared privately to see the people you shared with, as long as they have a Google+ account. You can also see the total number of people you shared with.
    • Tap Extended circles to see that you shared a post with your extended circles. Specific people won't be listed.
    • Tap Shared only with you to see that the post is shared only with you.
    • Tap your domain name to see that the post is visible to people in your domain. Specific people won’t be listed.

Computer

  1. Open Google+.
  2. In the top left, click Menu Menu and then Profile.
  3. Below your cover photo, click Posts and then scroll to the post you're looking for.
  4. On the post, you’ll see "Shared publicly," "Shared privately," "Extended circles," or "Shared only with you" below your name.
    • Click Shared publicly to see information about people who +1'd, reshared or commented on the post.
    • Click Shared privately to see the people you shared with. You can also see the total number of people you shared with.
    • Click Extended circles to see that you shared a post with your extended circles. Specific people won't be listed.
    • Click Shared only with you to see that you're the only person who got the post.

Mobile browser

  1. Open Google+.
  2. Near the top right, tap your photo.
  3. Tap Posts, then scroll to the post you're looking for.
  4. On the post, you'll see "Shared publicly," "Shared privately," "Extended circles," or "Shared only with you" below your name.
  5. To see more information about who a private post was shared with, tap Shared privately at the top of the post.

iPhone/iPad app

  1. Open the Google+ app Google+ icon.
  2. In the top left corner, tap Menu Menu.
  3. At the top of the screen, tap your name, then tap Posts.
  4. Scroll to the post you're looking for, then tap the post.
  5. On the post, you’ll see "Shared publicly," "Shared privately," "Extended circles," or "Shared only with you" below your name.
    • Tap Shared privately to see the people you shared with, as long as they have a Google+ account. You can also see the total number of people you shared with.
    • Tap Extended circles to see that you shared a post with your extended circles. Specific people won't be listed.
    • Tap Shared only with you to see that you're the only person who got the post.
Change who a post was shared with

You can't edit a post's share settings after it's been posted. But you can delete the post and share it again to different circles or people. Learn how to edit or delete your posts.

See who else can view a post that was shared with you

  1. Find the post that was shared with you. You can search for the post, or scroll to find it on your home page.
  2. Next to the name of the person who posted, you'll see "Shared publicly," "Shared privately," "Extended circles," or "Shared only with you." Alternatively, if you use Google+ through your company, you may see your domain name.
    • Shared publicly: Anyone can view the post.
    • Shared privately: The post was shared with specific people or circles. You may not be able to see all of the people who got the post.
    • Extended circles: The post was shared with the extended circles of the person who posted it.
    • Shared only with you: The post was only shared with you. No one else got it.
    • Your domain name: Only people in your domain can see this post.
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