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 How To Turn off the Safe Search on iPhone?

To help protect users from explicit or harmful results, google enables its safe search feature by default. These search results might not be for everyone, but sometimes they can interrupt the results which might be relevant to your search. This is because a safe search is not always fully accurate. 

For example, you searched for sportswear or gym wear on google, but google did not show all of the relevant results because it considers pictures of models in gym shorts explicit. In this article, I will walk you through a step-by-step guide on how to turn off the safe search on your iPhone on any of the popular search engines that you use.

How to turn off the safe search on your iPhone? – Summary

  1. How to turn off the safe search on iPhone for google. (browser and App)
  2. How to turn off the safe search on iPhone for Bing.
  3. How to turn off the safe search on iPhone for Yahoo! (App)

1. How to turn off the safe search on iPhone for google.

Here is a step-by-step guide on how to turn off the safe search on iPhone for google on the browser:

Step #1: Open your browser.

Step #2: Go to google.

Step #3: Tap on the three lines in the top left corner of the website.

Tap on the three lines

Step #4: Tap on the settings button.

 Tap on the settings button

Step #5: Under the SafeSearch Filters settings select “Show explicit results.”

Under the SafeSearch Filters settings select “Show explicit results

Step #6: Scroll down and tap on “Save.”

Scroll down and tap on “Save

Step #7: Tap on close.

 Tap on close

Your settings will be saved.

Here is a step-by-step guide on how to turn off the safe search on iPhone for google app:

Step #1: Open the google app.

Step #2: Tap on your profile pic in the top right corner.

 Tap on your profile pic

Step #3: Tap on settings.

 Tap on settings

Step #4: Tap on “Hide explicit results.”

Tap on “Hide explicit results

Step #5: Turn the Explicit results filter switch off.

 Explicit results filter switch off

Your settings will be saved, you can tap the back button and continue with the search.

2. How to turn off the safe search on iPhone for Bing

Here is a step-by-step guide on how to turn off the safe search on iPhone for Bing:

Step #1: Open your browser.

Step #2: Go to bing.

Step #3: Tap on three lines in the top right corner of the website.

Tap on three lines

Step #4: Tap on settings.

Tap on settings

Step #5: Tap on more.

Tap on more.

Step #6: Under the SaferSearch settings tap on “moderate” or “off” according to your preference.

 tap on “moderate

Step #7: Scroll down and tap “Save.”

Step #8: Tap on “Agree.”

Tap on “Agree

Your settings will be updated and the website will refresh.

3. How to turn off the safe search on iPhone for Yahoo!

Here is a step-by-step guide on how to turn off the safe search on iPhone for Yahoo!:

Note: Turning off Safe Search on the Yahoo iOS app requires you to be signed in using your Yahoo account.

Step #1: Open the Yahoo app.

Step #2: Tap on the settings button in the bottom left corner.

Tap on the settings button

Step #3: Tap on preferences.

Tap on preferences

Step #4: Under the SafeSearch settings, tap on the drop-down menu and select “moderate” or “off” according to your preference.

tap on the drop-down
Under the SafeSearch settings
 tap on the drop-down menu and select “moderate

Step #4: Tap on “done.”

 Tap on “done

Step #5: Tap on “I agree.”

 Tap on “I agree

Your settings for yahoo search will be saved.

Conclusion: safe search on iPhone

We’re always trying to make your Apple Ecosystem experience better. We hope that this article has helped you turn SafeSearch on and off. If you can’t figure out how to turn on SafeSearch, Just follow the above steps according to your search engine, and tap on “Strict” if you’re on Yahoo! Or Bing, and “Hide explicit results” if you’re on google.

FAQs: safe search on iPhone

Is there a SafeSearch on Safari?

SafeSearch is not a built-in feature on Safari. It’s a feature from popular search engines. It can only be configured on search engine websites or apps.

How to turn on Safety on Safari?

Step-by-step guides are given to turn SafeSearch on and off according to your search engine in this article and conclusion.

How do I stop Safari from blocking websites?

Turn off SafeSearch on your search engine. Follow the steps in this article to do so.

Can someone track my phone if I turn off SafeSearch?

No, location settings are not changed with SafeSearch. If you have “Allow location access” settings on for your browser, then the search engine might show you relevant results according to your location. You can change this in settings. 

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