Customize what you find in Discover

With Discover, you can get updates for your interests, like your favorite sports team or news site, without searching for them. You can choose the types of updates you want to see in Discover in the Google app or when you’re browsing the web on your phone. 

Important: Some of these features might not be available in all languages and countries.

Find Discover

You can find Discover in a couple different ways:

  • On your iPhone or iPad in the Google app .
  • On your iPhone in your browser on google.com.

Customize Discover

To manage your content in Discover, select an option below.

If you're using:

  • Chrome: Go to manage suggested articles.
  • A Google app or google.com: Follow the steps below to choose what updates you get, follow, or unfollow.

Step 1: Turn on Web & App Activity

Web & App Activity saves your searches, browsing history, and other activity in your Google Account.

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Google app .
  2. At the top right, tap your Profile picture or initial and then Search history and then Controls.
  3. On the "Web & App Activity" card, tap Turn on.
    • If you find “Turn off," you already have your Web & App Activity and Search history turned on.
  4. Review what happens when you turn on Web & App Activity, then tap Turn on.

Step 2: Choose what updates you get

Unfollow topics from your browser
  1. On your iPhone, in your browser, go to google.com.
  2. Tap Menu Menu and then Settings.
  3. Under “Discover,” tap Manage interests.
  4. Uncheck any topics you don’t want to see updates for.
Follow new topics

When you search for an interest, you can follow it to get updates in Discover.

In the Google app

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Google app  .
  2. At the top right, tap your Profile picture or initial and then Settings.
  3. Tap Interests and then Your interests.
  4. Under “Based on your activity,” to follow new topics tap Add Add .
    • To hide a topic in Discover, tap Block  .

In your browser

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, in your browser go to google.com.
  2. At the top left, tap Menu menu icon and then Settings.
  3. Under “Discover,” tap Manage interests and then Your interests.
  4. Under “Based on your activity,” to follow new topics tap Add Add .
    • To hide a topic in Discover, tap Block  .
Stop getting stories from certain topics or sources
  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open your Google app or in your browser go to google.com.
  2. At the bottom right of the card, tap More options and then Not interested in [Topic] or Don't show stories from [Source].
Bring back topics or stories you removed

In the Google app

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open your Google app .
  2. At the top right, tap your Profile picture or initial and then Settings and then Interests and then Hidden.
  3. Under "Sources," unhide the sources you want to bring back.

In your browser

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, in your browser, go to google.com.
  2. Tap Menu Menu and then Settings.
  3. Under "Discover," tap Manage interests and then Hidden.
  4. Under "Topics," unhide the source you want to bring back.

Step 3: Change how often you find topics in Discover

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Google app or in your browser go to google.com.
  2. At the bottom right of the card you like, tap Like Favorite.

To find and edit your likes, visit google.com/search/contributions/reactions. 

How Google decides what to show you in Discover

To know what to show in Discover, Google uses information from your device and from other Google products.

Google also uses data that's stored in your Google Account. This data is based on settings you can change or turn on or off. These settings may include:

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