How to Turn Off Ambient Display on Pixel 2 XL and Pixel 2

Last Updated on March 7, 2021 by Bestusefultips

By default enabled ambient display (Always-on display) on Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL devices. Pixel 2 Ambient display feature is helpful to wake up your phone screen when getting any notifications in your device. You’ll see time and notifications on the Pixel 2 lock screen. Let see how to turn off ambient display on Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. You can use the Pixel 2 double-tap to check phone feature to wake up screen with notifications with app icons. Also, turn on lift to check phone feature on Pixel to show notifications when lifting your phone. You can enable always-on display and Night light in your Pixels.

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How to Enable or Disable Ambient Display on Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL

Step 1: Go to Settings in your Pixel 2 & 2 XL.

Step 2: Tap Display.

Pixel 2 phone display settings

Step 3: Tap Advanced.

Here you’ll see several Pixel 2 display settings such as sleep time, rotate the screen, font size & display size, screen saver, Ambient display, and more.

Enable ambient display on Pixel 2 Oreo

By default enabled ambient display in your Pixel 2 devices.

Turn off ambient display on Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL Oreo

Step 4: Toggle offAmbient display”.

Now, disable ambient display on Pixel 2 and you can’t see notifications on your Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL lock screen. You can also use gestures on Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL to see notifications on the lock screen without unlocking your device.

How to Turn Off Ambient Display on Pixel 2 XL and Pixel 2

Alternative Way (Latest Android 11 OS): Settings > Display > Advanced > Lock screen at the end > Toggle off “Always show time and info”

How to Disable Wake Up Notifications on Pixels – Stock Android 11 OS

How to Disable Wake Up Notifications on Pixels

Settings > Display > Advanced > Lock screen at the end > Toggle off ” Wake screen for notifications”

Double-Tap to Check Phone in Pixels – Stock Android 11 OS

If you are busy or at the workplace and see the messages you received without unlocking or open that app in your device. Just double-tap on your screen to quickly check the notification you received.

Double tap to check phone in Pixel 2 lock screen notifications

Settings > Display > Advanced > Lock screen at the end > Double-tap to check phone > Toggle on it

Lift to Check Phone in Pixels – Stock Android 11 OS

Just pick up your Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL device to quickly read your notifications.

Lift to check phone in Pixel 2 XL lock screen notifications

Settings > Display > Advanced > Lock screen at the end > Lift to check phone > Toggle on it

And that’s all. We hope this makes it clear how to turn off ambient display on Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL device. If you have any trouble, tell us in below comment box. Don’t miss out latest Pixel 2 tricks and tips.

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