Here’s how to enable active edge on Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. Google Pixel 2 (XL) use a new squeeze function is called Active edge. Using this Squeeze gesture, you will quickly launch Google Assistant to squeeze the bottom half of your phone. In Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL Active edge features, you can change squeeze sensitivity, squeeze for your Assistant, open Assistant when screen is off, and squeeze to silence option.
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How to Use Active Edge on Pixel 2 XL and Pixel 2
This Enable active edge on Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL allows users to squeeze the edges to launch the Google Assistant. Also, change Squeeze sensitivity as a light squeeze or firm squeeze. In the HTC U11 device, this feature helps to launch various apps such as camera, Amazon Alexa, etc.
Step 1: Go to Settings in your Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL.
Step 2: Scroll down and tap the System.
Step 3: Tap Gestures.
Step 4: Tap Active Edge.
Step 5: Toggle on Squeeze for your Assistant to activate it.
Alternative Way (Stock Android 11 OS): Settings > Apps & notifications > Advanced > Default apps > Digital Assistant app > Active Edge > Toggle on Squeeze for your Assistant.
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 the above settings.
Squeeze For Your Assistant
To launch the Google Assistant, quickly squeeze the bottom half of your Pixels, then release it.
Open Assistant When Screen is Off
Disable or Enable this to open your assistant even when your phone screen is off.
Squeeze to Silence Phone
It will silence notifications, alarms, timers, and incoming calls in your Pixels.
How to Disable Active Edge on Pixel 2 and Other Pixels
Settings > System > Gestures > Active Edge > Toggle off “Squeeze for your Assistant”
And that’s all I know about how to use Active Edge on Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL phone. Let us know in the comments if you have any more Pixel 2 tips.