Safe Search is a Google tool that allows you to filter explicit content in your results so that you or the people who use your mobile do not show certain content that you do not want to appear. It is perfect if you want to leave the mobile to the children or even if you want Google to filter the information so that certain pages stop appearing in your searches, especially when you notice that your phone fills up with them when you make certain queries in the search engine.
If you have tired of the search engine filtering this content and you want to see all the results in your queries, you can disable safe search. The problem comes when you don’t know how to do it, so we’ll clarify how you can easily activate and deactivate it whenever you want. It will be very practical if you want to deactivate it on certain occasions, if you only want to have it when the children use the mobile, or at work or whenever you want.
If you have the safe search on your mobile, it will help you filter explicit content in Google search results. Whether they are websites such as videos or images. It will not do so in other search engines or websites or pages that you consult directly. Explicit content is pornography, violence and bloody violence, among other sexually explicit content. As we have already said, if you do not want it to filter this content, deactivating it is very simple and we will tell you how.
How to disable or enable safe search
Enabling or disabling this type of search whenever you want is very simple and it won’t take you a minute. But for that you need to have logged in to your Google account, and each one you have can have a different configuration. We tell you the different ways to do it on Android phones or on your iPhone.
On Android mobiles
You can adjust it to your needs at any time, and also on your Android mobile you will find several options so that you can choose the one that is most comfortable for you. Once you have configured it, you will see the filtered or not filtered results when you search on Google.
In the browser:
- go to this page
- If it is activated and it looks blue, press on the bar to deactivate it
- Click on back and start searching
Should you wish get it backreturn to the same page and press to show the blue bar and indicate that it is activated.
From the Google app:
- open the app
- press on your initial or profile image
- Go to the settings
- Confirm the Safe Search option
If you like have it againyou just have to follow these steps and activate it.
How to do it on your iPhone
If you don’t know how to do it on your phone because it’s an iPhone, it’s as simple as on Android phones in the browser. You must go to the link indicated above and click on activate or deactivate depending on whether you want the search to be safe or not. Every time you want to change it, you will go to this page and that’s it. It is very simple and it will take you seconds.
In this case, you will not have the Google app to do it, so you can only configure it this way. Remember that this only affects your queries in the Google search engine, but not in other search engines or if you access the pages directly.