Until now, Google has allowed anyone to change the country domain in its search results. If you wanted to search for something in another country, you could easily the change the country domain to search Google in any country. If you wanted to look something up in the United Kingdom, you'd change the domain to google.co.uk. If you were searching for something in Japan, you would just type in google.co.jp.
Changing country domains is useful if you are traveling or you live or work abroad or if you're looking for something in another country, such as a map, news, or product.
Google will start returning search results based on your automatically detected location. This could cause some issues if you use a VPN (Virtual Private Network) that routes traffic through various countries or for mobile devices if you travel or own a phone from another country. The new changes apply across the mobile web, the Google app for iOS, and desktop Search and Maps.
Luckily, you can still manually change to a country domain using the Settings on the Google Search page.
Settings are located at the bottom of Google Search page. Clicking on the Settings link takes you to a page where you can change the amount of search results per page, change whether search results open in a new window, and change the search settings to your preferred region.
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