Prevent Google Pixel From Turning On The Screen When You Pick It Up In Android 8

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Google Pixel has a nice feature called “lift to check phone” which is activated by default. It allows you to check the notification about apps updates, received emails, missed calls and other stuff as soon as you take phone in your hands (without any tap on the screen or key press). But some people don’t like the feature. They ask questions like “why does my phone turn on the screen randomly?” or “how do I stop my Pixel from waking when I pick it up?” on Internet forums. So here is how to disable “lift to check phone” (a.k.a. “raise to wake”) feature on Google Pixel and Pixel XL under Android 7 and 8 and stop your phone from turning on the display when you pick it up or move.
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Google Pixel And Windows 10: This Folder Is Empty. How To See Internal Storage

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The question asked by a user: How to connect Google Pixel to my computer under Windows 10 and view files and folders on the internal storage? The issue is when I plug in my Pixel to a desktop PC using USB I see an empty storage in the explorer: absolutely nothing is visible there and I can only see “This folder is empty”. In this article we will tell you about several methods to connect Google Pixel to PC or laptop, view the content such as files, folders, pictures, music and videos from Windows 10. You will be able to download and upload files to/from your phone. Continue reading

How to add the number row to Google Pixel’s keyboard

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Many of you for sure got used to the number row on your Android virtual keyboard. However it is not activated by default on Google Pixel and Pixel XL. The dedicated row of digits allows you to quickly type digits without need to switch to another page, however, in this case the keyboard takes more space and covers more area of your screen. Anyways, here is how to enable the number row in Google keyboard on Pixel or Pixel XL. Continue reading