Google Preferences Goes Missing from Search Page:

Google has shift the Google Preferences option the to the row, just below the search box after searching. You can find link to Google Preferences under Settings >> Search Settings.

To change your Google Preference, when you search for a particular keyword you will see a search page. Just below the search box click on Settings and then click on Search Settings and you will find your Preferences option.

Under Google Preferences you have the Search results option of SafeSearch filters, Google Instant predictions, Results per page, Private results, Where results open and Search history. You can adjust these as per your choice and save it/them.

There is also the option of searching in different languages and which language Google products show while you use them. Choose your native language and don't forget to save it.

Google has removed Preferences link from Earlier you would see three links
Advanced SearchPreferences
Language Toolsnext to search box. But now the preferences link is missing from the search page. You will find only
Advanced Search
Language Tools

Apart from latest Search Engine Ranking updation that was done around mid Aug,09 , Caffeine update and now visual display update ; what else is Google Going to change.

You can find your old Preferences in a new name as Search settings on the upper Right Hand Side with Sign in link as:


  1. mohsen  

    November 19, 2009 at 12:44 AM

    It is in the right side above under (settings > search settings)

  2. Web Design Chennai  

    November 21, 2009 at 7:38 PM

    Good hoot. Keep it up will visit your blog again for more valuable information’s…

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