You might have noticed by now that by default Google filters out nsfw and explicit content on your search results, especially in Image search. But this may not be needed always. Here is a quick tutorial to turn off Google safe search. After using some of the settings below you can disable Google safesearch permanently on your pc.
How to Turn Off Google Safe Search, Disable Search Result Filtering
# Temporarily Turn Off Google Safe Search
Step 1 : Perform a Google Search. Go to Images.
Step 2 : Click on SafeSearch moderate at the right of the search bar. (see below)
Step 3 : Click on Off to turn of Google safe search temporarily (restarting browser again sets safe search to default value = moderate)
Step 4 : Now you can continue your searching… but now with google safe search disable
# Permanently Disable Google Safe Search for your Account
Step 1 : Go to Google.com
Click Settings on the top right and go to Search Settings (See right)
Step 2 : This will open your search preferences page. Scroll Down till you find SafeSearch Filtering.
Step 3 : Select Do not filter my search results and then Save.
- If you have more than one browser on your computer, you need to do the settings on each one individually.
- If your computer has more than one user profile (for example, a family computer), you need to do the same on each appropriate profile browsers.
This will help you stop Google from filtering your search results based on explicit nature of content. This might help in many situations where you need to the actual result page of a search query without any content filtering.
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