How to Change Google Search Settings for Better Results

Google Search Settings

In this post, you will learn how to change Google Search Settings for better results.

On like most search engines, Google made their search settings easy to access and also for advanced search.

Most Internet users can’t go for a day without Google search. Searching from the current weather forecast to top Apps, from website search to gossip search, Google has the best of answers you may need, which are arranged in excellent order.

As we all can testify that Google search engine results have proved to be quite effective over-time.

By default, Google shows the top ten results per page whenever you search for any keyword or sentence; it most time includes suggestions and ads.

For the basic user, this layout is convenient for them, but there are sometimes when you may need something more different, or need to effect some changes, this is where Google Search Settings (Google Search Preferences) comes to play.

Google Search Settings

This is a section of the Google Search Engine that allows you to personalize the Google search results page, according to your need.

The Google search settings have been arranged in a simple format, to effect its changes in no time.

There are several things you can change using Google Search Settings.

Before accessing the Google Search Settings, make ensure that you are logged in to your Google account to enable the settings you made to be saved to your account. This and will be effective in all your device synchronized with your Google account.

How to change Google search settings

1. Search with Google

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2. Click on “Settings” to open the Drop-Down Menu

google search settings

3. Click on “Search Settings,” it will take you to the Google Search Settings.

google search settings

4. Click “Save” after making changes to suit your need.

Changes in Google Search Settings

Safe Search Filters

To block inappropriate or explicit images from your Google Search results.

Results per page

The number of results per page can be adjusted between 10 and 100.

Search history

To receive relevant results based on your search activity.

Spoken answers

Here you can enable or disable Spoken Answers when you do a voice search.

Private results

Option to enable or disable Private Results.

Google Instant predictions

If you enabled this option, the instant search would show the result.

Where results open

Set to open results in a new browser window or not.


Change to your preferred language for Google products.



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