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I edited my name on Google+, by substituting my real name with a nickname.

If I enter my real name in the Google search bar (and on other search engines as well), I get links to my Google+ profile. In the search results page I see my real name (the old one), whereas when I click on the link and get the page on Google+, there is the new (nick)name.

What am I suppose to do to hide my old name from search results?

  • How long since you mad the change? – Stephen Ostermiller Oct 3 '18 at 15:58
  • one month ago more or less – franz1 Oct 3 '18 at 16:22
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It may take up to 3 months for those changes to reflect in Google search results, If your Profile is worthy and has a lot of visitors then changes can be seen within a short period of time, otherwise, it may take longer than expected.

Personal Experience, Blogger since 2012.

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