If you’ve added your birthdate wrong on your Google profile, don’t worry. The information, which is used by big tech to increase user security and provide a more personalized experience, can be easily changed. Stay with me and see how to correct this data and make it available, if you want, for other people to see — and congratulations.
The process is very simple and fast. In just a few steps, you will have the updated information in your profile.
- Access your Google Account: In your browser, open myaccount.google.com/ and login if you haven’t already;
- Go to “Personal Information”: In the menu located on the right side of the screen, click on “ Personal Information ”;
- save the correct date: In the “ Basic Information ” area, click on “ Date of birth ” and correct the information in “Day”, “Month” or “Year” — just click on the corresponding box to change it. You can also choose to make this information public by tapping “Anyone” under “Choose who can see your date of birth”; then just tap on “ Save ”.
- Confirm the update: Google will show your current age; if it is correct, click on “ Confirm ”.
With the right information, google can check if you’re old enough to use certain services and features, congratulate you by displaying a birthday theme on the search engine’s search page and offer personalized recommendations and advertisements.
Can I change my birthday more than once on Google?
In the rush of everyday life, you may have corrected the day and forgotten the month, selected a close number and only seen it after updating… But don’t worry: it’s possible to correct the date of birth more than once.
Can I delete this information from my Google account?
Unfortunately not. You can choose not to inform, but once registered, it will not be possible to remove the date of birth from your profile.
, don’t worry. The information, which is used by big tech to increase user security and provide a more personalized experience, can be easily changed. Stay with me and see how to correct this data and make it available, if you want, for other people to see — and congratulations.