How to fix Pixel 2 Now Playing not working

Now another issue on Google Pixel 2 Now playing features. Several users reported Pixel 2 Now Playing not working. Also users said sometimes song not identified on Pixel 2 XL devices. Have you been ever facing type of issues in your Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL devices?

This Pixel 2 & Pixel 2 XL now playing feature is helpful to identify song or music playing in the background in your device. In list 18000 songs includes, so make sure your song in the list. Also it identifies songs after 60 seconds for starting. Check out below given possible solutions to fix Pixel 2 Now playing not working.

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Try below given 3 different possible methods to fix Now playing not working on Pixel 2 XL and Pixel 2 Oreo devices.

1st Method: Restart your Pixel 2

Tap & hold the power button in your Google Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL device. Tap on Restart option. After restart you’re Pixel 2, check your device identifies song or not.

2nd Method: Check enable Now Playing in your Pixel 2 & Pixel 2 XL

Make sure enable Now playing on Pixel 2 XL and Pixel 2 devices.


Step 1: Go to settings in your Pixel 2 & Pixel 2 XL

Step 2: Tap on security & location

Step 3: Tap on lock screen preferences

Step 4: Tap on Now Playing

How to fix Pixel 2 Now Playing not working

Step 5: Turn on show on lock screen

You can see also show notifications option below show on lock screen. To show notifications of Now Playing on lock screen, turn on it.

3rd Method: Turn off Now playing to fix Pixel 2 Now Playing not working

In Pixel user community, you can see this solution.

Step 1: Turn off Now playing using above given method

Step 2: Power off your phone and wait at least 20-30 seconds

Step 3: Power on your Pixel 2 & Pixel 2 XL

Step 4: Now turn on Now playing in your Pixel 2 device

Step 6: Restart your Pixel 2 & Pixel 2 XL phone

End the list of possible solutions to fix Pixel 2 Now Playing not working. Do you have any other tips we missed above? Share with us in below comment box. Don’t forget to check out our other Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL tips.

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