Google Plus Tips : How to Disable Search of Your Google Plus Profile

Posted by Mayank on August 6, 2011 in Google,Google+

In our previous post, we discussed how to change your display name in Google Plus and in this post, we will show you how to hide your Google Plus profile from Google Plus Search. If your Google Plus profile has search visibility option enabled (which it is by default), people can search for your profile in Google Plus and also using Google search engine.

When you disable search of your Google Plus profile, your Google Plus Profile will not be indexed by most search engines. Follow the below steps if you wish to disable search of your Google Plus profile. Also, you will be able to disable indexing of your Google Plus profile by search engines.

1. Logon to Google Plus with your userid and password.

2. Click on Google Plus Profile

Google-Profile3. Click About

about4. Click Edit Profile

5. Go to the bottom of the page and you will find Search Visibility. Click that button

search visibility in google plus
6. By default, search visibility is enabled. Uncheck the option “Help others find my profile in search results”.

disable search visibility in google plus

6. You will see not visible in search if you were successfully able to disable search of your Google Plus profile and also disable indexing of your Google Plus profile by search engines.

not visible in search

After doing this, no one will be able to find your name in search.

 

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