Google+ settings

You can change your Google+ settings by opening the Menu Menu and choosing Settings.

Note: You can only see and change some settings on certain platforms. If you can't find something you're looking for, please try a different device. In the Android app, you need to select an Account after you open Settings.

Profile settings

You can choose what information shows up on your Google+ profile. You can also edit your Google+ profile by navigating to your profile.

You can also choose whether to help others discover your profile in search results.

Notifications settings

You can turn notifications on or off based on specific actions, like when someone mentions you in a post or invites you to a Community.

You can also turn on or off notifications for occasional updates from Google+, like highlights, people you might know, and other Google+ activity and friend suggestions.

Keep in mind:

  • You may not receive certain low priority notifications on all devices.
  • Google+ push notifications may not be available for all browsers.
  • You may still see notifications from people outside this setting for posts you are involved with. For example, you may be notified if someone outside this setting comments on your post or if they comment after you on a post. 
  • Some notifications, like those sent via email, can only be turned off using a computer. 

Stream settings

You can choose whether your home screen always shows up in a single-column layout or shows up with multiple columns when your screen size is big enough.

Some accessibility settings, like heading navigation, work best with the single-column layout.

Note: You can only see and change this setting using a computer.

Photo and video settings

You can choose whether to include geo location by default on photos you share.

You can choose whether people can download the photos and videos you share.

You can also choose whether photos you share publicly on Google+ can be used as background images by Google. Unless you change this setting, photos you share publicly may be featured on Google products like Chromecast and Google Fiber. We'll email you if one of your photos gets featured.

Sharing settings

You can change visibility settings for your +1 activity.

Location settings

You can use the "Location" settings in Google+ to change your Google Account location settings.

Keep in mind: You can no longer share your location from the new Google+ iPhone or iPad app. If you previously set up Location Sharing with the iPhone or iPad app, you can:

  • Use your Google Account to see and change your Location Sharing settings.
  • Continue sharing your location if you're using Location History in the Google app.

Privacy settings

You can manage your search history and activity on Google. You get a more customized experience with search history and Google Activity on, but you can clear this information and adjust these settings.

Apps with Google+ Sign In

You can manage apps you've connected to your Google Account from the Google+ settings page.

Note: You can only access this setting using the Android app.

General settings

You can choose who can comment on your public posts.

You can also make changes to your Activity Log. The Activity Log lets you manage and delete your activities on Google+, like comments, +1's, or posts. You may need to first click Manage Google+ Activity.

Shared endorsements in ads

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