Search in Google+

You can search Google+ for people, posts, photos, communities, events, and Hangouts. Searching makes it easy to find things you like or may be interested in.

Tip: If you’re using a computer, you can save your search results.

Search in Google+

Android app
  1. Open the Google+ app .
  2. Near the top right corner, touch the down arrow.
  3. Below "Everything," touch Search for people, pages, posts.
  4. Type what you want to search for.
  5. On right side of your keyboard, touch the search icon . You can then see posts, or sort your results by People, Communities, or Photos.
Computer
  1. Open Google+.
  2. Click the search box at the top of the page.
  3. Type what you want to search for > click the search icon .
    • Filter your results using the tabs near the top center. You can click to see things like people and pages, Google+ posts, or photos.
    • Sort the posts you see by clicking the tabs at the top like "People and pages" or "Communities.
Mobile browser
  1. Open Google+.
  2. In the top left corner, touch the navigation menu .
  3. Touch Search.
  4. Near the top of the screen, touch the search box.
  5. Type what you want to search for, then touch the search icon .
  6. Filter your search results by touching the drop-down menu next to "Show results for."
iPhone/iPad app
  1. Open the Google+ app .
  2. In the top left corner, touch the menu icon .
  3. Near the top right corner, touch the search icon  > type what you want to search for > in the bottom right corner, touch Search.
    • Filter your search results by touching People, Communities, or Photos.
    • Sort the posts you see by touching the drop-down menu next to “Sort posts by” and touching Best of or Most recent.

What your search results include

  • Google+ posts: both public posts, and posts that were shared with you
  • People and pages: profiles and pages that mention what you're searching for
  • Google+ photos (computer, Android app, iPhone/iPad app): both public photos, and photos that were shared with you
  • Communities (computer, Android app, iPhone/iPad app): communities related to what you searched for