How to HIDE your personal information on Google account- Control what others see about you

By SHUBH WANKHADE

You can control what others see about you  across Google services. Check how to hide your personal information on  Google account.

The information that you make visible to anyone in your Google Account  can be found in a few places like on Hangouts, Gmail, Maps, Play, and  YouTube. Here is how to hide your personal information on Google  account:

1. Open your device's Settings app, then tap Google and then Manage your Google Account. 2. At the top, tap Personal info. 3. Under "Choose what others see," tap Go to About me.

How to add, edit, or remove personal information on Android:

Tip: If you've changed your name recently, you might need to wait before you can change it again. Remove: Tap the info you’d like to remove and then tap Remove. 5. Follow the on-screen steps.

4. Change your info: Add: For each category you want to add info to, tap Add. Edit: Tap the info you’d like to change and then tap Edit.

Your name and profile picture can be viewed by other people who use  Google services where your main Google Account profile is shown,  including when you communicate or share content. For other info that you  add, you can choose if it’s private or visible to anyone.

How to choose what info to show

1. Open your Settings. 2. Tap Google and then Manage your Google Account and then Personal info. 3. Under "Choose what others see," tap Go to About me.

4. Below a type of info, you can choose who currently sees this info. 5. Choose one of the following: To make the info private, tap Only you Private, tap to edit who can see this info. To make the info visible to anyone, tap Anyone People.

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