How can I re-arrange or sort circles in Google +?

Doug July 20, 2011

Is it possible to sort or rearrange the circles within Google Plus?

I’d like a display order other than alphabetical.


  1. Mike
    August 19, 2011 at 12:09 pm

    If you go to manage your circles, you can drag circles into the order you want them to display.

  2. louisblank
    July 27, 2011 at 2:48 pm

    eek  - this is a huge problem! Anyone know a fix?

  3. Rob Bell
    July 27, 2011 at 2:32 am

    G+ did sort them alphabetically in the first few weeks, then one day it just stopped and hasn't come back. I believe numbering them is the only current solution.

  4. Anon
    July 21, 2011 at 8:52 pm

    Well, mine won't even sort alphabetically. The newest circle simply goes to the end.
    But I've heard that people are adding numbers before the names to force a certain sort order. Eg. 01-Work, 02-Ski friends, 03-Softball team. etc, etc

  5. Bakari
    July 21, 2011 at 3:30 pm

    I had the same question, and there doesn't appear to rearrange the Circles in Google+. You can delete them and perhaps re-add them in the order you want. But I don't think you can manually move them.