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 few different ways:

  • In the Google app Google .
  • On your Android phone or tablet, in your browser on google.com
  • On some devices, swipe right from your device's home screen.

Customize Discover

Step 1: Turn on Web & App Activity

To customize Discover, turn on "Web & App Activity,” which saves your searches, browsing history, and other activity in your Google Account.

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open your Google app Google .
  2. Tap More More and then Your data in Search.
  3. Under "Google-wide controls," tap Web & App activity.
  4. Turn on Web & App Activity.

Step 2: Choose what updates you get

Follow new topics

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

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open your Google app Google  or go to google.com in your browser. 
  2. Search for an interest, like a TV show or a sports team.
  3. If you see a card with "Follow," tap Follow Add.
Unfollow topics from your browser

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

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open your Google app Google  or go to google.com in your browser. 
  2. Search for an interest, like a TV show or a sports team.
  3. If you see a card with "Follow," tap Follow Add.
Stop getting stories from certain topics or sources
  1. Open your Google app Google  or go to google.com in your browser.
  2. At the bottom right of the card, tap More Organize and then Not interested in [Topic] or Not interested in stories from [Source].

Note: This feature may not be available in all languages and countries.

Bring back sources you removed

In the Google app

  1. On your Android device, open your Google app Google .
  2. Tap More Moreand then Interests and then Hidden.
  3. Under "Sources," unhide the source you want to bring back.

In your browser

  1. On your Android device, go to google.com on your browser. 
  2. Tap Menu Menu and then Settings.
  3. Under "Discover," tap Manage interests and then Hidden
  4. Under "Sources," unhide the source you want to bring back.
Bring back topics you removed

In the Google app

  1. On your Android device, open your Google app Google .
  2. Tap More Moreand then Interests and then Hidden.
  3. Under "Topics," unhide the topic you want to bring back.

In your browser

  1. On your Android device, go to google.com on your browser. 
  2. Tap Menu Menu and then Settings.
  3. Under "Discover," tap Manage interests and then Hidden
  4. Under "Topics," unhide the topic you want to bring back.

 

Step 3: Change how often you find topics in Discover

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open your Google app Google  or go to google.com in your browser.
  2. At the bottom right of the card you like, tap Control Control.
  3. Tap More More to find more cards for this topic.
    • If you don’t want to unfollow a topic, but you want to get less of it in Discover, tap Less Less.

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:

Turn off Discover

If you don’t want to see updates for your interests or get personalized stories, learn how to turn off Discover.

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