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Manage Google autocomplete predictions

With autocomplete, you can enter a Google search more quickly. You can turn off or remove certain autocomplete predictions or report issues with your predictions.

Learn more about autocomplete.

Turn off Personal results

Important: When "Personal results" are off, you won't get personalized predictions or recommendations based on your past searches. If "Web & App Activity" is on, your Search history is saved in your Google Account and can give you more personalized experiences in other Google services. Learn how to find & control your Web & App Activity.

If you’re signed in to your Google Account and "Personal results" are on, you can also get personalized predictions and recommendations in Google Search. If you don’t want to get predictions and recommendations, turn off Personal results.

Turn off trending searches

If you don’t want to get trending searches in the Google app, you can change your settings.

Important: When you turn off trending searches, it turns off in the Google app on that device. If you want to turn off trending searches on google.com, update your settings in a mobile browser.

To turn off trending searches:

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google app Google Search.
  2. At the top right, tap your profile picture or initial and then Settings and then General.
  3. Turn off Autocomplete with trending searches.

Turn off trending searches from a mobile browser

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open a browser like Chrome Chrome or Firefox.
  2. Go to google.com.
  3. At the top right, tap your profile picture or initial.
  4. Tap More settings Settings and then Other settings.
  5. Turn off Autocomplete with trending searches.

Turn off related searches

If you’re signed out of your Google Account when you search on Google, you may find recommendations related to your recent search. If you don’t want to get these, turn off Search customization.

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google app Google Search.
  2. At the top right, tap your profile picture or initial and then Settings and then General and then Search customization.
  3. Turn off Search customization.

Report a prediction

While we do our best to prevent inappropriate predictions, we don’t always get it right. You can report a prediction if you think it violates the autocomplete policies.

  1. On your Android phone or tablet,  open the Google app Google Search  or go to google.com.
  2. In the search bar, enter a search.
  3. Predictions appear below the search bar. Long-press a prediction.
  4. Tap Report this.

We’ll analyze your feedback, but won't automatically remove reported predictions.

I have a legal issue with the prediction

To request removal of content you think is unlawful, fill out this form.

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