6 Google Pixel XL Tips, Tricks, How to Guide

Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL are the two new Google phone in the town. People are loving this experimental stuff from Google which saw they debut with both software and hardware.Google Pixel phone

With Google Pixel you get Google Assistance and this has been the talking point of the phone. If you own this smartphone, here is the stuff that you can do/ or we think it might help you if you are new to Android.

Google Pixel XL Tips

Screenshot on Google Pixel XL

To take screenshot on Google Pixel XL, follow the process mentioned below –

  • Know the location of the physical buttons i.e., Power button and the Volume Rocker keys.
  • You will have to press Volume Down and Power button together at once. Remember that timing is very important.
  • You will hear shutter sound and screenshot will be saved in Gallery > Screenshot folder.

This is a default Android property and it should work on your device.

Boot in Recovery Mode

To boot Google Pixel XL in recovery mode follow the process mentioned below –

  • First you will have to power off your device.
  • Now press the combination of Power and Volume Up button.
  • Depending on recovery installed on your phone, you will boot through that.
  • Release the buttons once when you are through Recovery menu.

Factory Reset Google Pixel XL

To factory reset your Google Pixel XL phone, you will have follow this simple process –

Soft Reset

  1. Go to Settings
  2. Now head to Backup & Reset
  3. Select Factory Data Reset.
  4. Finally tap Reset Phone.

Hard Reset

  1. Turn off your device and boot it in recovery mode
  2. To do that, press Volume Up and Power button together
  3. From the recovery options, select Wipe Data/Factory Reset.
  4. Now do select ‘Reboot System Now‘ from the recovery options.

Google Pixel XL Sotware Update

To check for the latest software update available on your device, you will have to follow this process –

  • From your go to Settings.
  • Then go to About Phone.
  • Now tap on System Updates and then you will be forced to check for the latest updates.

Finding IMEI Number on Google Pixel XL

Finding the IMEI number is quite easy on Google Pixel XL –

  • From the phone dialer, type *#06#
  • If you handset is dual SIM you will get two IMEI numbers

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Preethi Khetani: Preethi Khetani is a well known women Blogger from India. Apart from her contribution here, she writes for NowIamupdated.com and Advices Academy as well.