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5 settings you'll want to change on the Google PixelTweak these settings as soon as you get your Google Pixel out of the box to turn on features like 4K video recording and Move shortcuts.
Google's Pixel Phone has plenty of settings to tweak. Here are five things you can change right now. Minimize wireless data usage when out and about by turning out wi-fi assistance. In settings, go to wi-fi. Tape the settings cog, and switch on use open wi-fi automatically. [MUSIC PLAYS IN BACKGROUND] Now your Pixel connects to public Wi-Fi networks, but using a virtual private network or VPN for added safety. Pixel owners get full resolution photo and video storage with Google photos. So it's time to move to 4k. Open the camera app, select settings. Then change the back camera resolution to UHD 4K. But be sure to set up Google Photos while you're at it so it backs up your memories. [MUSIC] The fingerprint scanner also acts as a touchpad. Go to Settings, Moves, then enable Swipe for notifications Now a quick swipe on the scanner brings up the notification shade from any screen. Also in the moves section are two other useful features. Open the camera app quickly by double pressing the power button, or double twist the phone to switch between the front and rear cameras. Make Google Assistant work for you. Long press the home button to bring it up, then tap the menu button followed by Settings. Customize the news provider, adjust your personal information, and get Google to play you exactly what you want in your daily agenda. Good morning. Good morning Lexie, The time is 11:26 AM. The weather in San Francisco currently is 65 degrees and mostly sunny. Have a great day. [MUSIC] For more Google Pixel tips visit CNET.com. [MUSIC]