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Pixel: How to Manually Sideload an OTA Update

You can download and installĀ a new OTA update for the Pixel and Pixel XL without waiting for Google to send it to you by following these steps below.

Pixel: How to Boot into Fastboot Mode

You can follow these steps to boot both the Pixel and Pixel XL into Fastboot Mode, which is also known as Bootloader Mode.
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How to Enable Astrophotography Mode on the Pixel 1 and Pixel 2?

Google just announced and subsequently released the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL smartphones. During the launch event of these two smartphones, the company revealed a unique new software...

How to Boot the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL into Recovery Mode

It only takes a few seconds to boot the Pixel 2 and the Pixel 2 XL into Recovery Mode when you follow these steps detailed in this tutorial.
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How to Download & Install Pixel Experience Custom ROM on Xiaomi Redmi Note 10

The first custom ROM for the Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 smartphone was released last month. That custom ROM is the Pixel Experience ROM. In this article, we are going to show you...
How To Rename Google Pixel And Pixel XL

How to Get Double Tap to Sleep on the Pixel and Pixel XL

With the help of a custom launcher, you can enable the popular Double Tap to Sleep gesture on both the Pixel and the Pixel XL.

How to Enable Fingerprint Swipe Gestures for Up, Down, Left and Right

There's a free application in the Play Store that lets you enable four different fingerprint swipe gestures on devices with a supported fingerprint sensor.

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.

How to Restore the Stock Recovery on the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL

With the introduction of the dual partition system, restoring the recovery (after you have installed a custom recovery) isn't as straightforward as it used to be. Still, the process...

How to Lock the Bootloader of the Pixel 2 and the Pixel 2 XL

If you're done experimenting with mods, you can follow this tutorial for instructions on how to lock the bootloader of the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL.