How to Turn Off Google Instant Search

Google always surprise us by introducing newer user friendly features. Right now Google has introduced a new feature called Google Instant Search. Google Instant Search gives us results even before we finish typing our search query and it shows most relevant results by analyzing the keywords we type instantly. So practically Google is not waiting for us to press enter key to show us the results for our search query. Google claims, its new feature helps us to save our time on searching by providing instant search results even before we finish typing. First beneficiary of this new feature is US users but now it is extended to all users.

Supported browsers for Google Instant

Google says following browsers support Google Instant without any issue.

  • Chrome v5/6 and higher versions,
  • Firefox v3 and higher versions,
  • Safari v5 for Mac and higher versions
  • Internet Explorer v8 and higher versions

Will Google Instant Search Consume too much bandwidth

Google says the new instant search feature will not consume too much Internet bandwidth because the flow of data for instant search is too small. For a slower network, Google instant will be disabled automatically.

How Can I disable Google Instant Search

You can disable Google Instant Search on a computer if you are not happy with this new feature. To turn off this feature follow the steps mentioned below.
  1. Click on Settings under the right hand side of Google Search. This image will help you to find settings.
    Disabled Google Instant Search

  2. Click on Search Settings

  3. Select Never Show Instant results

    If you are facing issues with showing instant search on your computer, you should choose the option "Always Show Instant Results". However, if you have slower Internet connection, I suggest you to turn off instant search feature on your computer.

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