Google Pixel 2 Tutorials Overview Updated March 21, 2018

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January 2018 - March 2018


Own a Google Pixel 2 or 2 XL? Find tips, tricks, and tutorials for your handset here!

Google Pixel 2 Tutorials Stories March 5, 2018

While we all want a proper dark mode on Android, it doesn’t seem to be coming anytime soon. However, Google did implement it in a limited capacity with Android 8.1 on the Google Pixel 2 family. That was tied to the color of the wallpaper, though, forcing users who want a dark theme to stick to a select few backgrounds for their homescreen. Thanks to a new app, though, it’s possible to get that dark theme with any wallpaper…

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Google Pixel 2 Tutorials Stories February 26, 2018

How to customize homescreen widgets on Google Pixel 2 & 2 XL

One of the best aspects of Android is its ability to place widgets from your favorite apps on your homescreens. Here’s how to customize the homescreen widgets on your Google Pixel 2 and 2 XL

Google Pixel 2 Tutorials Stories February 9, 2018

How to customize your screen saver on Google Pixel 2 & 2 XL

One of Android’s lesser-known features is the built-in screen saver. In addition to just showing a clock, you can have your Pixel 2 show photos, colors, and more. Here’s how to it all works…

How to turn off mobile data on Google Pixel 2 & 2 XL

Whether you’re approaching your data limit or just want to disconnect for a bit, it’s straightforward to turn off mobile data on your Google Pixel 2. Here’s how…

Google Pixel 2 Tutorials Stories February 8, 2018

How to use Google Pixel 2 & 2 XL’s ‘free up space’ feature

As storage space on your Google Pixel 2 is limited, precious, and there’s no way to expand it, every once in a while it’s a good idea to through and clean up house. Thankfully, there’s a feature built into the handset that makes this extremely easy to do…

How to use split-screen mode on Google Pixel 2 & 2 XL

Out of the box, the Google Pixel 2 and 2 XL can run two applications at the same time. Unfortunately, split-screen mode can be slightly confusing to use. This Android Basics will walk you through how to split your Pixel 2’s screen and use two apps simultaneously…

Google Pixel 2 Tutorials Stories February 5, 2018

How to turn on roaming mobile data on Google Pixel 2 & 2 XL

Whether you’re outside your mobile carrier’s service area or in another country, you’ll need to turn on mobile data roaming before being able to connect to another company’s network. Here’s how to turn on roaming on the Google Pixel 2 and 2 XL

Google Pixel 2 Tutorials Stories February 4, 2018

How to turn off open network notification on Google Pixel 2 and 2 XL

One of the little nuisances within Android is all of the random notifications that pop up constantly. One of which is when your phone lets you know that there are open Wi-Fi networks around that you can connect to. Thankfully, you to disable these notifications on the Google Pixel 2 and 2 XL

Google Pixel 2 Tutorials Stories January 30, 2018

How to turn Motion Photos on or off in the camera app on the Google Pixel 2 or 2 XL

Introduced with the Google Pixel 2, Motion Photos is an opinion in the camera application that records several frames before and after you take a photo. While it can make for a neat GIF, it takes up extra storage space and can be annoying to look at in the Photos app. Here’s how to turn Motion Photos off…

Google Pixel 2 Tutorials Stories January 28, 2018

How to change media, alarm, and ring volume on Google Pixel 2 and 2 XL

Depending on how you use your phone, you will most likely want to change the ringtone volume of your Pixel 2 while not affecting the media playback audio level. The same goes for alarm volume. Thankfully, unlike with phones from other OEMs, Google makes it extremely easy for Pixel 2 owners to change all three different volume modes. Here’s how…

Google Pixel 2 Tutorials Stories January 23, 2018

How to turn on or off battery percentage on Google Pixel 2 and 2 XL

With how much we all rely on our smartphones, it’s important to know exactly how much battery life we have left. Thankfully, because it’s almost impossible to correctly know how much juice is left just based on the battery bar, Android has a built-in option to show the battery percentage on the Pixel 2 and 2 XL. Here’s how to turn it on or off…

How to change the screen timeout period on Google Pixel 2 and 2 XL

Whether you want to save battery life or just want to keep your Google Pixel 2’s screen on longer, Android lets you change the display timeout period. Here’s how to customize your phone’s display settings…

Google Pixel 2 Tutorials Stories January 16, 2018

How to enable the Google Pixel 2 and 2 XL’s grayscale display mode

It’s becoming a popular trend to find ways to curb smartphone addiction, and the latest technique involves making your phone as dull- and boring-looking as possible — by enabling its grayscale mode. Enabling grayscale on a Google Pixel 2 and 2 XL is fairly straightforward, although it might not seem that way since there’s no grayscale option in the phone’s accessibility settings.

Google Pixel 2 Tutorials Stories January 15, 2018

How to set up ‘Daily wallpaper’ on Google Pixel 2 and 2 XL

Some people like to keep the wallpapers on their phone fresh on a daily basis, and thankfully Google thought of those people when they made the Wallpapers app for Google Pixel 2 and 2 XL.

How to enable ‘Developer options’ menu on Google Pixel 2 and 2 XL

You may not realize it, but there are actually dozens of settings for your Google Pixel 2 or 2 XL that are hidden. Most of them are advanced settings that normal users wouldn’t want to touch (much less need to touch), but there are a few in there that might come in handy in some cases. Here’s how to enable Developer options on your Google Pixel 2 and Google Pixel 2 XL.

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