How to Use Smart Lock on Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL to Automatically Unlock Phone

Last Updated on March 7, 2021 by Bestusefultips

Want to unlock Pixel 3 with voice or other smart lock feature? Here’s how to enable and use a smart lock on Pixel 3 XL and Pixel 3. In Google Pixel 3 smart lock setting, you can see On-hand detection, trusted places, trusted devices, trusted face (face unlock) and voice match options. In the latest Android 10 devices removed the trusted face and voice match from the smart lock settings.

What is smart lock on android devices? Google smart lock feature is useful to automatically unlock your device when your phone nearby you or your device in the pocket or near your home. You can easily unlock your Pixel 3 using this smart lock features. Read below given complete guide about how to enable smart lock on Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL.

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How to Unlock your Pixel 3 Automatically Using Google Smart Lock

You can find Google Pixel 3 smart lock option under security & location settings. Check out below given settings.

Step 1: Swipe down the notification panel from the top of the screen.

Step 2: Tap Settings gear icon.

Step 3: Tap Security & location.

Use smart lock on Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL

Step 4: Tap Smart lock under the device security section.

You can see below given Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL smart lock options.

How to use smart lock on Pixel 3

On-body detection

Just enable this feature to quickly unlock your Pixel 3 while it’s on you. When enabling on-body detection on Pixel 3, automatically unlock your phone when you’re holding or carrying your phone. Your device will lock when it detects that it’s been set down.

Trusted Places

Here you can add the address or places location when your Pixel 3 should be unlocked automatically. Make sure to turn on GPS to access trusted places.

Trusted devices

Use trusted devices on Pixel 3 Pie

Add a list of devices or Bluetooth devices to keep your phone unlocked when connected such as Bluetooth watch, car’s Bluetooth, etc. When adding a device nearby you, automatically unlock your Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL.

Trusted face/Face unlock

Use trusted face on Pixel 3 XL Pie

To use face unlock or trusted face, set up facial recognition on Pixel 3 XL and Pixel 3. Google Pixel 3 face unlock or trusted face feature is useful to unlock your phone when a face is recognized. After set up face unlock on Pixel 3, just looking at your device. Also, improve face matching if a trusted face not working.

Note: Face matching is less secure than a PIN or Password or Pattern lock. Someone who looks like you could unlock your phone.

Voice Match

Automatically unlock Pixel 3 when voice is recognized. Just say OK Google to unlock your Pixel 3 even if your screen is off.

And that’s all. Do you still have a question about how to use a smart lock on Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL? If you have any questions, tell us in below comment box. Stay and connect with us for latest updates.

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