Although Apple has its stand-in for almost every software or app, Google is something you can’t do without anyway. If you want to tweak particular Google settings on an iPhone, you might be wondering where you can find them.
To access the Google app settings on your iPhone, navigate to the app installed on your phone. There, tap the profile icon (the one displaying your profile photo or first name initial). Next, tap on the “Settings” option from the menu. Here, you can change any setting you want. You can try using the search option if you’re looking for a particular setting.
In this article, I’ll discuss how you can set up a Google account on your iPhone and access Google app settings through different options. Also, I’ll answer some common questions about Google Settings.
Setting Up Your Google Account on iPhone
First, before we delve into the intricacies of Google Settings, the question is, how do you set up your Google account on an iPhone in the first place? Here’s how.
- Go to the Settings app on your iPhone.
- Scroll down and tap the “Mail” option in the menu.
- Tap the “Add Account” option.
- A menu of different mailing sites will open. Tap “Google” (it should be the third option).
- Enter your Google account address. Hit the “Next” button in the bottom-right corner.
- Enter your password. Then, hit the “Next” button.
- Select the apps you want to sync your Google account.
That’s pretty much it. You should consider signing in to your Google account on your iPhone if you wish to back up your contacts, emails, calendar events, and notes to your Google account.
Accessing Google App Settings on iPhone
What if you realize that some setting needs changing after you have long set up your account? Where to go, then? You can simply follow these steps to enter your Google settings.
- Go to the Google app on your iPhone.
- Tap on the profile icon (the one with your profile photo or first-name initial) appearing on the top-right corner of the screen.
- Tap the “Settings” option from the menu.
There you’ve reached your stop. Here, you can scroll down and find the setting you’re on the lookout for. Alternatively, you can utilize the search bar on the top to speed things up a little bit.
Accessing Google Settings on the Web
If you don’t have a Google app installed on your iPhone, don’t worry. There’s another way around it. Follow these steps.
- On your iPhone, navigate to google.com.
- There at the top-right corner, you’ll see a menu option. Tap on it.
- Go to “Settings” from the menu.
- Make the changes you want to.
- Tap the “Save” button at the bottom when you’re done.
You can access Google settings from the Google app or the Google website by navigating through “Menu”> “Settings”. If you’re accessing Google settings via the web, save the changes by hitting the “Save” button at the bottom.
Frequently Asked Questions
Go to the Google app on your Apple device. Tap on the profile icon appearing on the top-right corner of the screen. Next, tap “Search History”. You’ll see all of the websites you have visited, from recent to old, in order. You can delete all or specific parts of the search history if you want to. For that, tap on the “Delete” button. From the drop-down, select “Delete all time” or “Delete Custom”. In the custom option, you can delete in a variety of ways.
To make Google Chrome your default browser on iPhone, install it via the App Store and open it. Tap on the menu option on the bottom right. Then, tap on the “Settings” option in the menu that pops up. Here, hit the “Default Browser” option. Next, tap on “Open Chrome Settings”. Now, tap on the “Default Browser App” option. In the next tab, select “Chrome” as the default browser. And you’re done!
Here’s how you can turn off notifications on your iPhone: Open the Google app. Tap on the profile icon appearing on the top-right corner of the screen. Next, tap the “Settings” option from the menu. Here, scroll down to locate the “Notifications” tab. Here, you can turn off notifications altogether or for a specific topic. Moreover, if you want to delete your notification history, you can navigate to “My Activity”> “Other Google activity”> “Your interests and notifications”. There you can delete all of the activity or specific items from it.