How To Disable Google News Feed on Google Pixel (XL), Pixel 2 (2 XL), Pixel 3 (3 XL)

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Annoying by Google Home Feed on your Pixel devices? Here’s how to stop or disable Google Feed on Google Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, Pixel 3a, and Pixel 3a XL. By default enable Google feed in your android devices. In Google news feed, you’ll get the latest trending stories related to your favorite topics. We already discussed customize Google news feed on any android devices. Sometimes several users annoying from stories to read in feed due to the same topics.

You can also personalize Google Now to show your favorite topics news information. But if you don’t want to see trending stories, disable stories to read in feed in your android devices. Different Android devices have slightly different settings to disable Google feed in android phones. You can hide or turn off stories to read in Google now using home screen settings. Follow below given complete process to stop Google news feed on android phone.

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How To Stop Google News Feed On All Pixel devices

To stop trending stories on Google, disable Google feed in your android phone or tablet devices. If you don’t want to turn off Google news feed, turn off trending stories of individual topics also. In the latest android Oreo 8.1/8.0 devices, you can disable Google app feed from your device using the below settings.

Stop Display Google Feed on Android Oreo 8.1/8.0 (Google Pixel, Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Pixel XL)

Step 1: Tap & hold the blank space in the home screen wallpaper in your Oreo.

Android Oreo home screen settings options

Step 2: Tap in home settings.

Here you’ll see several android Oreo home screen settings such as notification dots, change icon shape, display Google app, and more.

Enable Google news feed in android Oreo phone

By default enable display Google app in your Oreo devices.

Google News feed in android home screen

To read the latest stories, unlock your Oreo device and just swipe screen right side to see Google news feed.

Stop Google news feed on android phone

Step 3: Toggle off “Display Google app” to remove Google feed.

Now swipe the right side screen and you can’t see any screen in your devices. Now, stop showing Google news feed on your android phones and tablets. Also, turn off Google weather notifications in android devices using the above settings.

If you can’t see any story in your Google feed, use Google app settings in your device to

Disable Google Feed Android phone using Google App

Step 1: Open App drawer in your android device.

Step 2: Tap on Google app.

Google feed page in android 8.1 Oreo device

Step 3: Tap on three horizontal lines from below left side corner (In some of the android devices you can see top left side corner).

Google app settings page in android device

Step 4: Select settings.

Google feed settings in android phone

Step 5: Tap on your feed under the search section.

Enable Google feed in android Oreo phone


By default enable show feed in your android devices.

Disbale Google now feed in android Phone Oreo


Step 6: Disable show feed if you don’t want to see stories on your device.

Disable Google feed in android nougat and marshmallow

After disable feed, swipe screen right side and you can’t see any stories (Show above screenshot) in your android device. You can only search with Google on your android phone.

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Let see another method to disable Google feed in the android phone using apps & notification settings.

Stop Google Feed in android Oreo 8.1, Nougat 7.1.2, Marshmallow 6

Step 1: Go to Settings in your android Oreo 8.1/8.0 device.

Step 2: Tap on Apps & notifications.

Open Google app in your android 8.1 Oreo device

Step 3: Tap on Google app under recently opened apps in Oreo.

Step 4: Tap on Storage.

Step 5: Tap on Manage space.

Clear all data of Google app in android Oreo device

Step 6: Tap on Clear all data.

It will permanently erase all Google search data including Google search history, Google now launcher data, and Google feed settings also.

You can see this message on the screen: Delete all data?

How to stop Google news feed on android phone

Step 7: Tap on OK.

Turn off Google News Notifications on Android

Step 1: Open the Google news app in your device.

Step 2: Tap the Profile icon at the top right corner.

Step 3: Tap Settings.

Turn off Google News Notifications on your Android

Step 4: Tap Notifications under the Alerts section.

Turn off Google News Notifications on Android Smartphone

Step 5: Toggle off Get notifications.

It will disable new Google news notifications from your android devices.

And that’s it. I hope this tutorial helpful to stop Google news feed on android phone and tablet devices. If you have any kind of trouble to disable Google Now feed, tell us in below comment box. We will respond as soon as possible. Don’t forget to check out our other android Oreo tips and tricks.

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  1. This doesn’t work anymore. I have Android 8.1 on 4/21/2019 and I don’t even have that “Home Settings” option in Step 2. I can find no way to turn this annoying feature off. Do you have an update? Thanks.

  2. I have the same annoying news feed on the left side of my new 2019 Google Pixel 3aXL phone 7/21/2019. Is there any updates or fixes to remove these annoying Google news feeds?

    • Just disable it using home screen settings on your Google Pixel 3a XL.

      Long press home screen > Home settings > Turn off toggle Display Google app

      Now swipe left side screen, you can’t see Google news feed in your Pixel 3a XL. I hope it will fix your issue.

  3. Thank you very much, it worked. I admit I’m old, not tech savvy and these are our 1st smartphones so just learning them.

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