Question: Why is my Google in Canada?

Thanks for coming back. To change country, use Change your Google Play country for help. Google might also use your IP address; you can usually only change your country once a year. Changes may take 24-48 hours to be reflected.

Why does Google think I am in Canada?

This can be just a browser error, and to check that, we advise trying out a different web browser. In some instances, the issue can be related to cache, and you just need to clean it to fix the problem. If a certain website thinks you’re in a different country, adjusting your location settings should fix the problem.

How do I change my Google search from Canada to USA?

Open Settings > Search settings. Under Region Settings at the bottom of the page, select the region corresponding to the Google domain you’re using. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click Save.

Why does my browser think I’m in Canada?

Websites usually “geolocate” you based on your computer IP address, which usually is assigned by your service provider. … If neither of those shows Canada, perhaps there is some information a website saved in a cookie that incorrectly placed you there.

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Why is Google defaulting to the wrong country?

Google looks up your device’s IP address in their database to determine your approximate location and redirects your Google Search to the appropriate local country service. For a variety of reasons, using IP addresses to determine location is not 100% accurate.

Why does my google show a different country?

As per the preset Google region settings, Google itself automatically redirects you to the country domain corresponding to your location. … This will also help if Google got your location wrong for some reason or you want to display search results for a particular country.

Why does google think I’m somewhere else?

Normally, small ISPs with a small user base get IP address ranges from a bigger parent ISP. In your case, your ISP has taken IP adresses from another ISP of another state. So the IP allocated to you is percieved by google to be in that other state. That’s why google thinks you are located in that state.

How do I access Google Canada?

Select the “Basics” tab. Select “Open this page” in the “Home Page” section. Type the Google Canada Web address. Click “Open the home page” in the “On startup” section so Google Canada will start whenever the browser opens.

How do I change my Google location settings?

At the top, tap Data & personalization. Under “Activity controls,” tap Location History. Change whether your account or your devices can report Location History to Google: Your account & all your devices: At the top, turn Use Location History on or off.

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Why is my location wrong on my computer?

If you receive your internet service from an ISP (internet Service Provider), then you are likely to be placed in the wrong location. For example, if you use dial-up or satellite internet, it’s going to be a little troublesome, because your ISP doesn’t provide the location service properly.

How do I access US websites from Canada?

The standard way to get around that is to use a US VPN site. There are a number of them that offer a US IP network address for something like $ 5 a month. People use those to watch US internet TV that is under embargo in Canada. USAIP offers a free VPN, but it is very slow and disconnects you ever 7 minutes.

Why am I getting UK search results?

Any search from that Google Search homepage, or subsequent results pages, will default to UK results. Google’s results default to global. If you specifically want to see only UK results, search using google.co.uk with region set to United Kingdom and use the country filter to limit results to the UK.