Pixel Buds Tips and Features you Should Know

Get yourself prepared for some awesome Pixel Buds tips

Pixel Buds 2 has been around since October 2019, and ever since many people seem to be obsessed over this piece of tech equipment that Google made. Despite the close competition between Apple earbuds and Google Pixel Buds, many people prefer the Pixel Buds 2 just because of the amazing Pixel buds tips that Google implants in these amazing buds and how easy you can pair them with any device.

The new Pixel Buds 2 are truly magnificent for many reasons, which include how amazing they sound, and the fact they are sweat-resistant makes them perfect for a workout, besides, the unique design that makes them stand the most.

Despite all these Pixel Buds 2 tips and tricks many people seem lost and clueless, they don’t even know how to wear them due to their complex design, that no matter how they try to wear them they don’t feel comfortable. 

Luckily, in this article, we are going to share with you our year of use experience that we had with these amazing buds, and show you some Pixel Buds tips that are going to change the way you use your Pixel Buds.

We also are going to teach you how to wear Pixel Buds 2 since many people have a problem with it.

Pixel Buds Tips and Tricks

Pixel Buds Tips and tricks
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1. Pixel Buds 2 Find Device Feature.

Wireless Earbuds are amazing and everything, but don’t you hate it when you can’t find a missing bud. Losing a bud is a very common problem between earbuds users, some people avoid using wireless earbuds just because of this problem. Thankfully, Pixel Buds 2 fix this problem completely, with this mind-blowing Pixel Buds tips and tricks you will never lose a bud again, this feature lets you find your missing bud by using sound.

To use this amazing Pixel Buds 2 trick, just open the app on your phone and select Find Device, Next, just tap on the missing buds and listen, the bud will start making a quiet sound, that will slowly start getting louder until you hopefully find it.

2. Google Pixel Buds 2 In-ear Translation Feature.

Whether you’re trying to find your way around foreign countries or just trying to talk with multilingual friends, with Pixel Buds 2 you don’t need to learn a new language.

Pixel Buds 2 makes it easier with translation right in your ear, you can either use conversation mode to interact with people and understand what’s being said, or you can use transcribe mode that translates language right in your ear accompanied by a transcript on your phone. 

To activate the in-ear translation feature just long-press on the right earbud and then say “Help me speak [language].” Google lists “Be my [language] translator,” “I want to speak [language]” and, as alternative commands “I need an [language] interpreter”. Every time you want to speak just long-press en right earbud and watch Pixel Buds do its magic.

In my opinion, From all other Pixel Buds 2 tips and tricks, this amazing feature is the most useful one.

 3. Check battery status.

Checking the battery status is one of the easiest Pixel Buds tips and tricks yet many people still don’t know how to check the battery life, or only know one method. 

There are two methods to check battery status; first, you can just open the case, and you will notice the battery displayed right on top of the casing.Or you can just open settings, go to quick settings, and tap on the arrow next to the Bluetooth icon.

You can charge the Pixel Buds 2 case by either placing it on a wireless charging pad or your phone if your device supports reverse charging. you can also simply use the USB-C port on the bottom.

4. Google Pixel Buds 2 Controls.

Learning the Pixel Buds 2 controls is a bit tricky and needs time, it’s not some Pixel Buds tricks that you can learn overnight, but once you get used to it, you will not be able to use Pixel Buds 2 without them.

The Pixel Buds 2 has a touch panel on the back which has different functionalities depends on what you are doing, for example, a single tap on the earbuds can play or pause or answer an incoming call, you can even summon Google Assistant that can read your notifications.

Here are some gestures that are going to make using your earbuds easier;

  • Single tap: answer an incoming, or call Play/pause.
  • Double-tap: end or reject a call, Skip a track, and stop Google Assistant.
  • Triple-tap: Go back a track.
  • Swipe forward: volume up.
  • Swipe backward: volume down.
  • Long-press: while touching either Bud, talk to Google Assistant, or release after hearing the chime, Google Assistant is going to read your notifications.

5. How to wear Google Pixel Buds.

Weaning Pixel Buds 2 can be complicated for some people, due to the Pixel Buds 2 complex design. Google made this Pixel Buds 2 to provide a high-quality and comfortable listening experience. Here are some Pixel Buds tips that are going to help you wear this high tech buds and find the best fit;

Gently insert your earbuds in your ears with the stabilizer arc tucking into the ear, and slightly rotate it back and forth until you find the best fit.  You can also improve your fit by changing the ear medium tips that come attached to your Pixel Buds with small or large tips that come with the box, you may consider trying different ear tips for each ear because your left ear may be different from the right ear.

To change ear tips, just pull off the pre-attached one, and press the different ear tip onto the earbud until you feel a light snap. Finally, gently pull on the ear tip to ensure it’s attached properly.

6. How to factory reset Pixel Buds 2.

In case you want to give your Pixel Buds to someone else, or just want to start over, you can easily factory reset them, just put your Pixel Buds in the case and start charging them with a USB-C port, then press and hold the button on the back until the pairing light stops blinking.  The light will start blinking white and orange for a few seconds and then return to blinking just white indicating the reset is complete.

Learning How to factory reset Pixel Buds can be a very useful trick especially when you are trying to fix an error on the Pixel Buds.

7. In-ear Detection is Awesome.

Having to pause music manually whenever you take your buds out can be very annoying, and can even affect the battery, however, with this Pixel Buds tips you will never have this problem. Pixel Buds 2 are smart enough to know they are in your ears and will stop automatically when you take one out, the music will resume when you put it back.

8. Pair with an iPhone, PC, or Mac.

You can pair Pixel Buds 2 with any device; Android, iPhone, PC, and even Mac, however when you pair it with a Nonandroid device you won’t get to use some advanced features like fast pairing and Google Assistant. Despite you won’t be able to use those features, you will still have autoplay and pause, volume control gestures, along with controls.

Follow these pixel bud tips to pair your Buds with a non-Android device:

  • Press and hold in the button on the back of the case while the Pixel Buds in the charging case.
  • A white light will begin to blink between the buds,
  • Open Bluetooth settings on your Phone And look for your Pixel Buds 2.
  • To complete paring, Select your Pixel Buds on your device and follow the prompts.

9. Set up Google Assistant

After you pair your Pixel Buds 2 with your Android device, you will be asked if you want to set up Google Assist. We at TechWearTrend we highly recommend activating Google Assistant on your Pixel Bud 2, this amazing feature not only is going to read your messages and alerts from apps of your choosing, and control a smart light or adjusting your Nest thermostat but it will also let you reply without picking up your Android device.

To set up Google Assistant, just open the pixel buds app and tap on  Google Assistant to start the setup process, which includes given access to Google Assistant, once done, you can choose which app notifications Google assistant is going to read to you, and control whether you want your Pixel Buds 2 respond to the  “Hey, Google” wake phrase.

Now that you know all Pixel Buds 2 tips and tricks, and mastered your pixel buds 2, you can understand why some people prefer the pixel buds 2 over any Buds on the market 

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