The Pixel 2’s Driving mode will allow Do Not Disturb when it detects you are in a car in an effort to chop down on distractions.
The Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL characteristic a number of enhancements and new options in comparison with their predecessors, however maybe one of many coolest additions is Pixel Ambient Providers. That is the appliance that permits the Pixel 2/Pixel 2 XL to routinely establish songs which are enjoying within the background, however that is apparently not all it will be capable of do from day one.
Google listed the Pixel Ambient Providers app on the Play Retailer proper forward of its unveiling for the Pixel 2, and whereas this provides a handful of screenshots for a way the music ID characteristic will work, there’s one other screenshot that reveals a characteristic Google did not point out at its massive occasion – automated Do Not Disturb whereas driving.
Based on the screenshot, this new “Driving” mode “routinely activates Do Not Disturb whilst you’re in a transferring car, decided by system movement and Bluetooth connections.” It seems that your Do Not Disturb profile is ready to Whole Silence by default, however there ought to be the choice to alter it to both Alarms Solely or Precedence Solely if you would like.
It may be far too simple lately to get distracted whereas on the highway, so it is good to see that Google is together with a small contact like this to hopefully encourage folks to depart their cellphone alone whereas zipping alongside at breakneck speeds. Nonetheless, when you’re a passenger in a car and need to be sure that your cellphone does not suppose you are driving, you do have the choice to toggle this Driving mode off to make sure you do not miss any notifications.