Google has provided customers an choice to request the removing of personally identifiable data (PII) from Seek for fairly some time. Forward of this yr’s I/O developer convention, the corporate introduced some adjustments to its coverage that allowed customers to request the removing of extra PII, like private contact data and confidential log-in credentials, from Search. Following the announcement, Google showcased a brand new software to streamline the method of eradicating Search outcomes with PII. This software is now lastly exhibiting up for some customers within the Google app on Android units.

The software is a part of a brand new Outcomes about you menu merchandise that you could entry by tapping your profile picture within the Google app. As Esper’s Mishaal Rahman reveals, tapping on this feature opens a brand new web page that explains how one can request the removing of Search outcomes with PII.

Should you discover a outcome that exhibits your private contact data, you’ll be able to faucet the three-dot menu icon subsequent to it to open the About this outcome menu. In it, you’ll discover a new Take away outcome possibility that may information you “by sending a request to have the outcome faraway from Search.”

When you submit your request, you’ll be able to monitor its progress within the new Outcomes about you part within the Google app. In case you have a number of submissions, you’ll be able to slim down the outcomes utilizing the All requests, In progress, and Accredited filters. Moreover, the web page has an choice to make a brand new removing request with a walkthrough that features an extra “Why would you prefer to take away this outcome?” web page with a number of choices to assist customers specify why they need the outcome eliminated.

At present, the brand new Outcomes about you part within the Google app on Android is obtainable in beta for a small variety of customers within the U.S. and Europe. The characteristic nonetheless has a “dogfood” tag on one web page, which means that it might have rolled out prematurely. It’s not accessible on any of our units, however we anticipate Google to roll it out extensively within the coming days.

Have you ever acquired the brand new Outcomes about you part within the Google app in your Android system? Tell us within the feedback part beneath.

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