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 find 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 .
  • 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

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: To choose what updates you get, follow, or unfollow, use the Google app or the settings in your browser.

Step 1: Turn on Web & App Activity & personal results

Web & App Activity saves your searches, browsing history, and other activity in your Google Account. Personal results uses your saved activity to give you helpful personalized results, like articles you might be interested in.

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google app .
  2. At the top right, tap your Profile picture or initial and then Your data in Search.
  3. Under "Google-wide controls," tap Web & App activity.
  4. Turn on Web & App Activity.

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google app .
  2. At the top right, tap your Profile picture or initial and then Your data in Search.
  3. Tap Personal results.
  4. Turn on Personal results.

Step 2: Choose what updates you get

Unfollow topic

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

In the Google app

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google app .
  2. At the top right, tap your Profile picture or initial and then Settings and then Personalization and then Manage your interests.
  3. Tap Your interests.
  4. To unfollow a topic, on the Interest page, tap Following.
    • To turn off notifications, tap .

Unblock topics

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google app .
  2. At the top right, tap your Profile picture or initial Settings and thenPersonalization and thenManage your interests.
  3. Tap Not Interested.
  4. To Unblock a topic, tap Remove .
Stop getting stories from certain topics or sources

Important: This feature may not be available in all languages and countries or regions. To find your saved items, you must be signed in to your Google Account.

  1. Open your Google app or, in your browser, go to google.com.
  2. At the bottom right of the card, tap More More and then Not interested in [Topic] or Don't show content from [Source].
Bring back topics or sources you removed

In the Google app

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google app .
  2. At the top right, tap your Profile picture or initial and then Settings and then Interests and then Not interested.
  3. Next to the topic or source that you want to bring back, tap Unhide Unhide.

In your browser

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, in your browser go to google.com .
  2. At the top left, tap Menu Menu and then Settings.
  3. Under "Discover," tap Manage interests and then Not interested.
  4. Next to the topic or source that you want to bring back, tap Unhide Unhide.

Step 3: Change how often you find topics in Discover

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, 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.
  3. To find the content that you liked, go to Discover Likes.
Important: Only you can view the stories you like, but your selections may be shared anonymously with publishers.

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 personalization in Discover

If you don’t want to get personalized stories, turn off personal results.

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