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Google adds ‘Personal’ tab to search results, will now show content from Gmail, Google Photos

The new Personal tab will show search results from one’s Google accounts.

  • Published: May 28, 2017 6:00 PM IST

Aiming to help people find what they are looking for, Google has added a “Personal” tab in search results to show content from private sources like Gmail account and Google Photos library. Also Read - Elon Musk may make an 'alternative' smartphone to iPhone, Android phones

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“Similar to the Images, News and Maps tabs, the Personal tab narrows down search query and shows results from your Google accounts instead,” technology website reported.

The “Personal” tab can be found behind the “More” menu and will surface results like Gmail messages and calendar events from users signed-in accounts. For photo searches, users can either immediately open an image result or click through to do a deeper search in Google Photos. In March, Google introduced shortcuts on the Google Search app for Android, iOS and on the mobile web that gives users the ability to explore deeper within topics they care about. ALSO READ: Google Photos now lets you keep your nudes safe, here s how

With shortcuts right on the home screen, users now have access to in-depth experiences across sports, eat and drink, entertainment and weather sections. Android users will find other useful shortcuts too like translate, nearby attractions, flights, hotels, internet speed test, currency converter and more. ALSO READ: Google Search for iOS updated with new Events feature

  • Published Date: May 28, 2017 6:00 PM IST
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