Get AI-powered overviews & ask follow ups on SGE in Search

After you get access to Search Labs, you can try a new way to search to find what you’re looking for in faster, easier ways with SGE (Search Generative Experience). You can explore a wide range of content and perspectives and dive deeper to learn more.

What you need 

  • Android phone.
  • Latest version of the Google app . Get it on Google Play.
  • Be 13 or over. If you’re under 18, Search Labs and select experiments are available in the US and in English only.
  • A personal Google Account that you manage on your own. For now, Search Labs and its experiments are not available to Google Workspace accounts, including Google Workspace for Education accounts.

Learn about the languages and countries where Search Labs is available.

Turn on SGE

Important: After you turn on SGE, it can take some time for the experiment to show up.

  1. On your Android phone, open the Google app Google Search.
  2. Make sure you’re signed in to your Google Account with Incognito mode turned off.
  3. At the top left, tap the Labs icon .
  4. On the SGE card, turn the experiment on Turn on.
  5. Follow the on-screen instructions.

Get AI-powered overviews in search results

After you turn on SGE, you may find AI-powered overviews and can ask follow-up questions in Search.

  1. On your Android phone, open the Google app Google Search.
  2. Make sure you’re signed in to your Google Account with Incognito mode turned off.
  3. Do a search on Google. If an AI-powered overview is available, it will show at the top of search results.
    • For some searches: You’ll have the option to generate an AI-powered overview.
    • For other searches: AI-powered overviews won’t be available.
  4. To ask another question in the new conversational mode:
    1. Under the “Overview,” tap Ask a follow up.
    2. Enter your follow-up question.

Tip: Try asking questions to unpack a topic that has different angles to consider. Find a range of relevant information, options, or viewpoints.

Export from SGE to Google Workspace

Important: If you export from SGE (Search Generative Experience), Google Search saves the AI-powered information and your search query to your Google Drive or Gmail. When you export, it does not grant Google Search any additional access to your Google Drive or Gmail.

Export to Google Docs

Important: Images are currently unavailable for export to Google Docs.

  1. Below the AI-powered overview, tap Export and then Google Docs.
  2. This saves a new document in your Google Drive with your search term as the title.
Export to Gmail

Important: Images are currently unavailable for export to Gmail.

  1. Below the AI-powered overview, tap Export and then Draft in Gmail.
  2. This creates a draft email in Gmail with your search term as the email subject.
Export AI-generated images to Google Drive
  1. Below the AI-generated image, tap Export and then Google Drive.
  2. This creates an image file with a descriptive name in your Google Drive.

Give feedback

Give feedback about a specific AI-powered overview

If you get an AI-powered overview that you feel is unsafe, not helpful, inaccurate, or bad for any other reason, you can let us know by submitting feedback. Your feedback will help this experience improve.

  1. At the bottom of the overview, tap Good overview if an overview is helpful or Bad overview if an overview needs improvement.
  2. If you select needs improvement Bad overview, select a reason and enter any additional feedback.
  3. Tap Submit.
Give feedback about the experiment
  1. On your Android phone, open the Google app Google Search.
  2. Make sure you’re signed in to your Google Account with Incognito mode turned off.
  3. At the top left, tap the Labs icon .
  4. At the bottom of the SGE card, tap Feedback.

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