In this guide, we will show you how to disable Google Discover News Feed on Android 12 devices. The Google Discover News Feed was formerly known as Google Now. It has now been redesigned and features multiple drop cards, weather information and latest news.
The design does not exactly revamp the previous design, though it does come with many minor changes. These changes were well anticipated by some users and some found these not so good. If you find yourself among the latter of those people, this guide is for you as we will show you how disable Google Discover news feed on your Android 12 device.
The main purpose of the Google Discover news feed is to provide you with daily updates regarding the topics of your interest. It displays the news about the topic category you have chosen. It acts like a newspaper in your phone.
Further, you can also choose the topics you are interested in, or change your preferred news category as well. This means that you will not have to always search to read about a particular topic.
How to Disable Google Discover news feed on Android 12
So if you are on of those who are not interested in using the Google Discover news feed, or do not like the new interface of Google Discover, then read ahead. Below, we have shared the steps which you can follow to turn off or disable Google Discover news feed on your Android 12 device.
The steps to disable Google Discover news feed in the app and browser are a little different, so we have mentioned them separately.
For Google App:
- First of all, open the Google app on your Android 12 device.
- At the top right of the interface, tap on your profile picture and then proceed to Settings.
- After that go to Discover and then turn Off Discover.
Before you proceed, keep in mind that this feature may not be on your device as this has not been made available for users in all countries. The steps go as:
- First proceed to the browser on your phone and go to google.com.
- After that, tap on Menu at the top right hand of the interface and proceed to Settings.
- Proceed to Discover and then select Enable Don’t show on homepage.
- Once done, turn off Personalization for Discover.
You can also turn off Personal results if you do not want to receive personalized stories or articles.
So that was it from our side on how to Disable Google Discover news feed on Android 12. We hope that you found this guide helpful. Let us know what you think in the comment section below.