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Tips and tricks that will work on Android 7.x Nougat.

Pixel: How to Change the Display Size

Changing the DPI of the display used to require root access, but with Android 7.0, we can do it on the Pixel and Pixel XL directly from the Settings...

Pixel: How to Disable Automatic OTA Updates

If you don't want Pixel and Pixel XL OTA updates to be automatically downloaded and installed in the background, then you can easily disable them.

Pixel: How to Enable Multiwindow

Android 7.0 now has multiwindow (also known as split screen) functionality baked into the OS, and this is how you enable it on the Pixel and Pixel XL.

Pixel: Ambient Display

The Pixel's Ambient Display feature will wake the phone when you receive a notification, and you can choose to turn it on or off from within the Settings.

Pixel: How to Turn on the LED Notification Light

You can follow these steps outlined below to turn the LED notification light (AKA Pulse Notificatoin Light) on and off with the Pixel and Pixel XL.

Pixel: How to Block App Notifications

If an application or game is sending you too many notifications, you can follow these steps below to completely block future notifications from that app.

How to Override Do Not Disturb Mode

You can now make an application override the standard Do Not Disturb mode with Android 7.0 Nougat by following these steps below.

Show the Battery Percentage in the Status Bar of the Pixel and Pixel XL

By accessing a hidden Settings menu, you can add the battery percentage number directly into the status bar of both the Pixel and the Pixel XL.

How to Hide Status Bar Icons on the Pixel and Pixel XL

If you feel the Status Bar has become to cluttered with icons, you can follow these steps to hide specific icons from showing up at all.

How to Stop Links from Opening Apps on the Pixel and Pixel XL

By default, some links can launch an application instead of taking you to the website. However, we can prevent this from happening on the Pixel & Pixel XL.