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  1. mattscribble

    mattscribble New Member This Topic's Starter

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    Hi,
    I've got an HTC Hero cell phone, I'm in the UK but when I use Google search bar on my phones "desktop" I get directed to the Orange France web site to sign in as a cell phone customer. I'm a frequent visitor to France and suspect that I changed something in Google a couple of years ago but can't remember what. I would call my cell phone providor only I've noticed French results coming up in my search results occasionally when Googling on one of my PC's at home. I checked my search settings in Google and they are logged as UK and English. Any help much appreciated
     

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  2. bluenova

    bluenova OK Computer VIP Member

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    Have you tried deleting the cookies from your browser? Google directs you to the local site based on you current network location and then stores the info in a cookie.
     
  3. mattscribble

    mattscribble New Member This Topic's Starter

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    Thanks for the response bluenova, I've only been in the UK thus far with my phone. The search bar worked fine for a week or so then I started getting these re-directs to the Mobile France web site.
     
  4. macprv

    macprv Well-Known Member

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    have u tried disabling the "location service".. home screen tap on menu>settings>>privacy> un check "use my location".. see if it works:)... you might wanna clrear the cookies as well.. open the browser tap on menu>more>settings> scroll down untill u find "clear all cookie data" tap on it.. also scroll down and make sure "enable location" is unchecked.. i hope that works:(
     

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