Last Updated on November 28, 2023 by Bestusefultips
Do you want to access your Pixel device with one hand? Here’s how to use one-handed mode on Google Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro. You can access the one-handed mode using the accessibility button (Buttons or Gestures) or press & hold both volume keys on your Google Pixel devices.
Ensure that gesture navigation is enabled in system navigation settings to use one-handed mode on your Pixel 8 series. You can easily reach with one hand to access apps, notifications, and more.
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How to Use One-Handed Mode on Your Google Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro
Follow the settings below to enable one-handed mode on Google Pixel devices running Android 14.
Enable One-Hand Mode on Google Pixel: Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro
Go to Settings, tap the System, and tap Gestures.
Tap the One-handed mode.
Toggle on the Use one-handed mode button.
You can choose from two options when you swipe down on your Pixel.
Pull screen into reach: The top of your screen will move into the thumb’s reach.
Show notifications: Notifications & settings will appear.
How to Add One-Handed Mode Shortcut on Google Pixel Screen
You can use the accessibility button (Use button or gesture) or volume keys to quickly access one-handed mode.
To add a one-handed mode shortcut, go to Settings > System > Gestures > One-handed mode > Toggle on the One-handed mode shortcut.
Tap the One-handed mode shortcut, and choose how you open one-handed mode on your Google Pixel: Tap the accessibility button (We Selected), Hold the volume keys, and tap Save.
Tap the Accessibility button on the screen to view the one-handed mod screen. You can easily use your Google Pixel 8 Pro with one hand.
How to Turn Off One-Handed Mode in Google Pixel: Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro
To disable one-handed operation, Swipe up from the bottom of the screen or touch anywhere above the app currently used as one-handed mode.
How to Change Keyboard One-Handed Mode on Google Pixel: Right or Left-Handed Mode
Settings > System > Keyboard > On-screen keyboard > Gboard > Preferences > One-handed mode in Layout section > Choose from Off (By default), Right-handed mode, or Left-handed mode.
Open any app keyboard to see the layout you set on your Google Pixel devices.
And that’s all. Do you use the one-handed mode feature on your Google Pixel device to easily navigate with one hand? Please tell us in the comment section.