I have a U.S.-based google account, but I am currently in India. I always want google.com search results, not google.co.in.

I go to google.com, but I get immediately redirected to google.co.in.

Sometimes I am given the option to "use google.com" at the bottom right. I do that, but it doesn't stick. The next time I go, I get redirected.

I stay logged in to Google 24/7 with my U.S.-based account.

Edit: This answer worked for me. (I also disabled the My Location feature as noted in the comments.)

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  • So I assume you have tried this correct? Have you tried setting your location to something other than India and have made sure your language settings are set to English? You should also disable the My Location feature. – Ramhound May 15 '15 at 14:00
  • My answer on the page you linked to should work. – paradroid May 15 '15 at 15:54
  • @ramhound - disabling plus clicking plus making sure that I wasn't cookie-clearing worked - many thanks – scharfmn May 16 '15 at 17:19
  • @Ramhound Maybe you should edit my answer on the linked page to include that extra information, as I am not sure what you are referring to. – paradroid May 16 '15 at 17:30

If you’re searching on a local Google domain like google.fr, but prefer to search on google.com instead, follow these steps:

Visit your local google domain, like google.fr. Click the gray Google.com link in the bottom right corner of the page. Note: If you clear your cookies, you’ll need to repeat these steps to search on google.com.

If you're seeing a Google domain that doesn't match the country you're in, we might be incorrectly detecting your IP address. For example, you could see Google.com.au instead of Google.co.nz. If this is happening to you, report the IP problem.

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