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How to use Active edge on Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL

Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 has awesome features such as #1 highest rated Smartphone camera, Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor, take a selfie with Google assistant, high definition stereo speakers, squeeze for real time use, water & dust resistant and more. But in this tutorial, I will show you complete guide to use Active edge on Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL.

Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 use new squeeze function is called Active edge. Using this Squeeze gesture, you will launch Google Assistant. In Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL Active edge features, you can see squeeze sensitivity, squeeze for Assistant and squeeze for silence option. Let see details about enable/disable or use active edge on Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL phone.


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This Enable active edge on Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL is allows users to squeeze the edges to launch the Google Assistant in your Pixel 2 device. In HTC U11 device, this feature helpful to launch various apps such as camera, Amazon Alexa etc.

You can see below given options under Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL Active edge feature. Just enable active edge feature to use in your device. Also change Squeeze sensitivity as light squeeze or firm squeeze. You can find this Squeeze the edges feature settings on Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL using below settings.

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

Step 2: Tap apps & notifications

Step 3: Tap default apps

Step 4: Tap assist & voice input

Step 5: Tap Active edge

Now below given options see on Active Edge settings in Pixel 2. Also turn off Active Edge on Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL using above settings.

Squeeze for Assistant:

Use Active edge on Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL

To quickly access you’re Google Assistant, Squeeze the bottom half of your Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL phone and then release it. Enable Squeeze for Assistant to talk to assistant.

Allow when screen is off:

Enable this option to open your assistant even when your Smartphone screen is off.

Squeeze for silence:

Enable squeeze for silence on your Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL to silence incoming calls in your device.

 

And that’s all I know about how to use Active edge on Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL phone. Stay connected with us for other Pixel 2 XL and Pixel 2 Active Edge feature updates.  Let us know in the comments if you have any more Pixel 2 tips.

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