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Enable Active Edge on Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL

Today, you will learn how to enable Active Edge on Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL devices by following given the detailed guide. Google announced the Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL in 2017 with tons of new features and changes, such as the Active Edge which lets you squeeze the bottom half of the device’s frame to launch Google Assistant or silence incoming calls. The feature was first introduced in the HTC U11, known as ‘Edge Sense’. The feature lets you summon Google Assistant just by squeezing your phone; squeezing can also be used to silence alarms, timers, and incoming calls.

Also, the feature allows users to trigger a specific action by squeezing the edges of the handset. While the Edge Sense on HTC handsets can be customized to launch different applications and actions, but in the Pixel 2’s Active Edge you can only launch the Google Assistant and silence incoming phone calls as they happen too though. Google wants its native personal assistant to be more efficient on its own devices, for a better user experience. All you need to follow just a few easy steps to enable Active Edge on Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL.

In this detailed guide, I will be showing you to active Edge squeeze feature on your Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL and remap it to launch an app or service. The Active Edge squeeze gesture is automatically enabled is so difficult showing by Google. First we starting to discover a new line related to Active Edge into the latest Settings application on the Google Pixel 2 and 2 XL running Android 8.1. Remember that you must set up Google Assistant on your phone first before proceeding. If you want to enable Active Edge on Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL devices then go ahead and follow the given steps.

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Steps To Enable Active Edge on Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL:

1: First, Go to the app drawer and open ‘Settings’.

2: Scroll down to the bottom and press on ‘System’.

3: Tap on ‘Gestures’ and select ‘Active Edge’.

4: You shall see a couple of options in the settings menu.

5: Simply, toggle on the ‘Squeeze for your Assistant’ option to enable Active Edge on Google Pixel 2 (XL).

Done! You have successfully Enable Active Edge on Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL.

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