Google’s Explore page, the leftmost page on many Android phones, can be a useful source of news or it can be an annoying list of clickbait headlines and repetitive articles . And because it’s an intrinsic part of the operating system on many phones, unless you actually installed it yourself, you probably can’t uninstall it.
Friend Maybe Try adjusting the content by selecting the two dots at the bottom right of each post and telling the algorithm you’re not interested, but that doesn’t always work. Or you can simply get rid of it.
Long press on any home screen until you get a pop-up menu. Select Home page settings And off Swipe to access the Google app. And that’s it – the Explore page is gone.
The Explore page uses an algorithm based on your usage to display a list of different articles pulled from the web that it thinks will be of interest to you. However, even if you let it know what you’re or aren’t interested in by using the Plus two dots icon at the bottom right of each article, the list can still be filled with headlines. engaging, repetitive blog or just plain wrong. material.
If that’s what happened on your phone and you just want to get rid of the whole thing then follow the instructions above. After that, you won’t be able to swipe right from your original home page to the Explore page anymore – it will disappear. (Of course, you can get it back by following the same instructions and converting Swipe to access the Google app come back.)
There is another option if you don’t want to completely exit the Explore page but get tired of seeing that long list of titles.
You should now see your leftmost home page as empty instead of filled with a long list of unwanted content. Well, almost empty – there will be one Turn on Discovery button in case you change your mind.
Oh, and you can also see that the Explore page has taken over the Chrome app on your phone so you see the Explore feed right below your recent search results every time you start a tab new. Luckily, it’s easy to get rid of.
If you don’t mind having Explore on your Chrome tab but don’t like the content you’re getting, tap it Manage options and you will be given several ways to try to tame the feed.