Adjust Display Settings on a Google Pixel and Pixel XL
Edited by Jay
Google's Pixel and Pixel XL both come with full HD, AMOLED capacitive touchscreen displays, and 16M colors. Although both devices are 16:9 aspect ratio, the Pixel XL has a resolution of 1440 x 2560, whereas the Pixel's display is 1080 x 1920. This, of course, is because the XL is a larger device, which also increases its PPI density to ~534.
Tweaking the various display options can enhance your device's performance and functionality. Knowing how to edit the Pixel and Pixel XL's display settings can help with things like battery efficiency, falling asleep easier, and quickly accessing notifications, to name a few.
In this article, we'll go through each display setting in detail. Everything from adjusting the brightness and night light, through to the advanced options like double-tap and ambient lighting.
Brightness level and Night light
Adaptive brightness and Wallpaper
- 7You also have the option to let the device change your wallpaper daily. Select a theme from the main wallpapers screen, then tap "Daily wallpaper", then "Continue to finish the setup.
Advanced Display Settings
- 1The final section of the Pixel's Display settings is "Advanced". Tap it to expand and set the various features.
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