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How to Turn Off SafeSearch on iPhone

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In this article, we will look at how to turn off SafeSearch on iPhones, if you want detailed results other than the ones that have been filtered by the SafeSearch feature to exclude some results.

SafeSearch is a feature on Google that filters out explicit content from search results. The feature excludes results such as p*rn0graphy, violence, and others which may be inappropriate for kids or to view at work. In short, this feature makes the search result safe for everyone by providing results that are OK to be viewed by everyone.

Note that, the SafeSearch feature only works on Google search. Turning this feature on or off won’t alter the search results on other websites like bing, yahoo, yelp and the rest.

How to turn off SafeSearch on iPhone

If you are an iPhone user, use the steps below to disable SafeSearch on Google search.

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  1. Open Safari or any web browser on your iPhone.
  2. Go to google.com.
  3. On the Google homepage. Look at the top left side of your screen and tap on the hamburger icon or menu icon or the three overlapping horizontal lines.
  4. A list of menus will be opened, choose Settings.
  5. On the settings page, scroll down to the SafeSearch Filters section.
  6. Under SafeSearch select Show explicit results.
  7. Scroll to the bottom of the page and tap on the Save button.

How to turn on SafeSearch on iPhone

The method below is very same as the steps involved in how to turn off SafeSearch on iPhone above. The only difference is in step 6.

  1. Open Safari or any web browser on your iPhone.
  2. Go to google.com.
  3. On the Google homepage. Look at the top left side of your screen and tap on the hamburger icon or menu icon or the three overlapping horizontal lines.
  4. A list of menus will be opened, choose Settings.
  5. On the settings page, scroll down to the SafeSearch Filters section.
  6. Under SafeSearch select Hide explicit results.
  7. Scroll to the bottom of the page and tap on the Save button.

FAQs

Below are some of the questions that people ask mostly regarding the topic; how to turn off SafeSearch on iPhone. We have given the best answers to each of them.

Why can’t I turn off SafeSearch on my iPhone?

Make sure you are older than 18 years. Clear your browser cached data and make sure you are using an updated browser.

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Why is Google restricting my searches?

Google restricts your searches if you have the SafeSearch option on. This filters out explicit content from your search result.

Why did SafeSearch turn on?

By default, Google turns on SafeSearch to prevent explicit pages from showing up on the search results page. You can turn off SafeSearch by following our methods above.

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How do I change Google search settings on my iPhone?

You can locate Google search Settings by tapping on the menu icon, the to settings.

Final Thought

With this post, we have given you all the steps involved in turning on and off SafeSearch on Google search and also answered some frequently asked questions.

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