Hints and Tips: How to adjust your settings on Google+

Let’s face it: sometime it’s the little things that count. When it comes to learning about a new social media tools, even basic tips can give you a massive head start.

We’re starting a series of tips and tricks for using Google+. They’re the type of tips you may not want to admit you don’t know. We look forward to hearing the collective “oh, that’s how you do that”.

Here’s our first, it’s one we get asked a lot…

How to adjust your settings on Google+

From settings you can control who can interact with you on Google+, the notifications you receive as well as when and how you receive them. You can also control who can message you on Google+, whether viewers can download your photos and a great deal more.

 

 

 

 

 

To find your settings, click on the ‘gear’ (or wheel) icon at the top right of your home page.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Once you have set up your profile it is worth taking a look around and altering your settings until you are happy with them.

You can turn notifications off completely if you like, and if you don’t want to be emailed when someone invites you to a community, you can turn that off too by unchecking the email and phone boxes.

 

 

And you’re off! Stay tuned for more Google+ tips and tricks.

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One Response to Hints and Tips: How to adjust your settings on Google+

  1. Pedro Birr 17 December 2012 at 16:30 #

    Love the article. A real eye head opener. I am in process of re-engineering my old website you hit me right between the eyes. Thanks