Anyone know how to stop Google from doing local country redirect?

Nicholas Stewart nicholas4 at
Sat Jun 3 10:51:01 MDT 2017

I don't know how to get Google to stop doing that.  To be honest I
doubt Google wants you doing that and may not provide a mechanism to
allow you to stop it.

I think a proxy is your best bet to be honest.

You have a few options:
* Use Tor and get an exit node in the US.  Might be a pain to do.
* Use a vpn service.  I recommend using a vpn for lots of privacy reasons.
* Setup a $5 digital ocean based in the US and make your own vpn/proxy.

Thank you,
Nicholas Stewart

On Fri, Jun 2, 2017 at 1:26 PM, Michael Torrie <torriem at> wrote:
> There used to be a way to stop Google from doing a country redirect when
> searching.  But it doesn't seem to work anymore. Basically I'm trying to
> do a search on but apparently Google has never heard
> that people outside the US often shop on US sites (often delivering to
> an American address).
> Apparently the mobile Google search app can be configured to return
> results from a specific country, but not the main web site.
> Does anyone know if there's still a way to prevent Google from doing
> this redirect, short of using a proxy?
> cheers,
> Michael
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