How do I remove myself from Google?

Visit Google's Request to Remove Personal Information form and select Remove information you see in Google Search. Next, you'll be asked to choose whether the information is in search results and on a website or only in Google's search results. Depending on your selection, you'll be given specific directions to follow.
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How do I remove my personal information from Google for free?

Find and remove personal contact info in Google Search results
  1. Step 1: Find results about you. Go to “Results about you” page. ...
  2. Step 2: Review results about you. ...
  3. Step 3: Request removal of results about you.
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How do I stop my name from appearing on a Google search?

#1: Go private on social media

If you have an account on any of them that features your name, Google will find it. Not only will they find it, Google will display the account(s) highly in any search for your name. A quick way to clear those results is by making sure the profiles on those accounts are private.
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How do I delete my personal search on Google?

You can delete a specific activity, or delete your Search history from a specific day, a custom date range, or all time.
  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google app .
  2. At the top right, tap your Profile picture or initial. Search history.
  3. Choose the Search history you want to delete. You can choose:
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How do I remove myself from Internet searches?

How to delete yourself from the internet
  1. Close websites you own.
  2. Scrub yourself from forums.
  3. Use search engines.
  4. Opt-out of data brokers.
  5. Remove unwanted search results.
  6. Deactivate your email accounts.
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How do I remove my name and address from online searches?

Many people-search websites offer an opt-out page while others require sending an email request. Keep track of which sites you've emailed and follow-up with a more direct email if necessary. Some data broker sites, such as WhitePages, will require you to sign up for an account to request deletion.
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How do I remove my name and address from the internet?

You can remove your information from the internet for free by submitting opt-out requests to data broker sites, marketing associations, and other people-search sites. You can view a full list of sites with your personal information by checking the Privacy Rights website.
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Can you tell if someone has Googled you?

The short answer is no, you cannot tell if someone has been searching for you online without asking them. There is no sure-fire way to know who is searching for you on Google, Facebook, or the internet in general. Don't fall for apps or websites that claim they can tell you this.
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Can you remove your name from being searched?

You can ask Google to remove your personal information from their search results using a new form. Google will ask for examples of websites where your personal data appears, and will then review them. You can ask Google to take down your phone number, address, bank details, and more.
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Can I block searches on Google?

In order to keyword filter specific Google search results, add a block rule in the format of *search*term* where "term" stands in for the term you would like blocked. For example, adding *search*snake will block the search for the term "snake", but will still allow sites that contain "snake" in the URL.
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How long does it take for Google to remove personal information?

Timeframe for Content Removal

Google tries to process removal requests within 24-48 hours. However, it can take up to 3 months for Google to remove outdated information fully. If Google denies your removal request, review the reasons carefully and try to address the issues.
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Why does my personal information show up on Google?

All your information is stored on Google because they have built an incredibly powerful platform for collecting and storing user data, and using it to tailor content and services to individual users' needs and interests. This helps them provide a better user experience as well as increase their advertising revenue.
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How many times has my name been googled?

There is no way to know if you've been Googled, and you can't know how many times your name has appeared in search results.
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Can someone see if you search their name?

No. But you can monitor when new information is published about you on the internet. When asked what you want to track, simply enter your name, brand name or any other terms related to your online presence. Google Alerts will notify you via email whenever the service finds new information about you online.
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How do I know if someone searched my name on Google?

The most popular site is Google Alerts, but there are others like that you can use if you prefer. Google Alerts will prompt you to enter your name and any other words relevant to your reputation. You can also enter your name and keywords into our free privacy scan on our website.
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Is someone watching your Google searches?

Search engines

Google accounts will track your data each time you access a site using your Google account to collect your preferences for third-party advertisement recommendations. If you are worried about your search history and other personal data being collected, try DuckDuckGo.
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Can everyone see your Google searches?

The sad truth is that anyone can view your browser history and search history. Many websites use cookies that follow you and recommend items based on your search history. Governments can track you if you do something to alert them.
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How much does delete me cost?

DeleteMe costs between $129 to $329 per year depending on how many people you want included in your plan. If you opt to pay for a two-year plan, you can lower your annual cost to a range of about $104.50 to $249.50 per year. You can also request a full refund before receiving your first privacy report.
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How do I unlist my address?

If you find any sites listing your address publicly, contact the administrator of any site which lists it and ask them to remove your address immediately. Some of the biggest 'people search' sites, such as Family Tree Now, WhitePages and Spokeo, have instructions on their website for removing your address listing.
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How do I remove my name from search people for free?

The Searchpeoplefree Opt Out Process
  1. Go to
  2. In the footer, click “Do not sell my personal information.”
  3. Enter a valid email address, agree to the terms, and solve the reCAPTCHA. ...
  4. A validation email will be sent to the provided email address.
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How do I remove my personal information from fast people search?

Use their opt-out page: Go to and submit a removal request using their online form. You'll need to provide your name, email, phone number, and zip code that's listed. Contact them directly: Email [email protected] or call their phone number at (800) 232-6039.
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How do I remove my name from search engines?

The purpose of a search engine is to find information that's publicly available on the web. If you click a search result and see the information on a website, the first thing you need to do is to contact the webmaster of that website and request that the information be removed or, at least, hidden from search engines.
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Can anyone see what I search on Google on my phone?

You're in control of what information you share with Google when you search. To browse the web privately, you can use private browsing, sign out of your account, change your custom results settings, or delete past activity.
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Who can see what I am searching for?

Not anyone but internet service providers, hackers, the government, search engines, and others can collect your data for malicious purposes. For example: monitoring, censorship, targeted advertising, and many more.
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