Google Pixel 3 Hidden Features Worth Finding

Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL hidden features include lockdown, driving mode, Digital wellbeing, Always on ambient display, device theme, hide Pixel 3 XL notch and other settings. Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL have wireless charging, eSIM that useful to use dual SIM, Qualcomm snapdragon 845 processor and use AI + HDR+ to capture amazing photos using best camera features such as Top Shot, Group selfie, Night sight, Photobooth and more.

Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL have awesome camera features and hidden features that not mention in Google event 2018. Check out below given Pixel 3 XL and Google Pixel 3 hidden features.

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5 Hidden Pixel 3 Features You Should Know

Both device has same settings. Only key feature is Notch. Pixel 3 XL device has Notch. You can easily show/hide the notch on Pixel 3 XL using developer mode settings. Let see Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL hidden features.

Device theme (Android 9 Pie)

Pixel 3 hidden features

By default Pixel 3 theme set automatic based on the wallpaper. If set black wallpaper, theme set as a dark mode. If set white wallpaper, theme set as a light mode. You’ll manually change the Pixel 3 theme as dark or light using display settings.

Settings > Display > Advanced > Device theme > Automatic based on wallpaper/light/Dark

Hide Notch on Pixel 3 XL

Google Pixel 3 XL has a notch display. If you don’t like notch, you can manually hide the notch on Pixel 3 XL using developer mode settings. Make sure to turn on developer options on Pixel 3 XL to remove the notch.

Settings > System > Advanced > Developer options > Drawing > Simulate a display with a cutout > Hide

Now hide the notch from your Google Pixel 3 XL device.

Driving Mode

Pixel 3 XL hidden feature driving mode

When turn on driving mode on Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL, it will automatically turn on DND mode and android auto in your phone. When you start driving a car, it will automatically enable driving mode in your device.

Settings > connected devices > Connection preferences > Driving mode

Lockdown – Best Google Pixel 3 hidden features that disable Fingerprint and Smart lock temporarily

Google Pixel 3 hidden features

This Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL hidden feature useful to disable fingerprint temporary you added from your Pixel 3 devices. When activating lockdown on Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL, you can unlock your device using a PIN number or Pattern lock or Password only. You can’t unlock Pixel 3 using fingerprint. When turning on lockdown, automatically add lockdown option to power menu in your Pixel 3 and another android 9 Pie supported devices.

Settings > Security & location > Device security > Lock screen preferences > Enable show lockdown option > Long press power button > Tap Lockdown to activate

Digital Wellbeing – Track all your phone activity

Pixel 3 XL hidden feature

Settings > Digital wellbeing > Dashboard

One of the most useful Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL features. It includes Dashboard, Wind down, Do not disturb, Flip to Shhh and other settings. This Google Pixel 3 hidden feature shows how many notifications you’ve got, how many minutes you’ve used a particular app on your Pixel 3 per day, set app time limit for automatically stop apps from working, how long you’ve used each app and more.

Check out the list of above given top best Google Pixel 3 hidden features. Which is your favorite hidden tip from the above list? Did I miss anything? Let me know in the below comment section. I’ll add it to the list.

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