Google Pixel 2 Mute With Volume Buttons
If you just got the new Google Pixel 2, you may want to know how you can use the volume keys to mute for ringtones and other notifications sounds. The main advantage of doing this is that it prevents unneeded interruption from your contacts or apps whenever you are at school, in a meeting at work, or other important moments.
Google has included the ability to switch off sounds and alerts with just physical gestures in addition to the normal mute, silent and vibrate mode options available on most smartphones around the world. I’ll explain below how you can mute the sounds and notifications using the volume keys on your Google Pixel 2.
Muting Pixel 2 with Regular Mute Functions
The fastest and the easiest method of muting you Google Pixel 2 is to make use of the volume key placed of the smartphone. Press and hold the key until it goes to silent. You can also mute your device by pressing and holding the volume key until the mute and vibrate options appear on your screen, you can now click on the option that you prefer.
Another method to have access to the mute/vibrate options is to use your fingers to swipe down from the top of your device screen.
Using Motions and Gestures to Mute your Google Pixel 2
An effective way of activate the silent mode on your Google Pixel 2 is to use the motion controls enabled on the Pixel 2. You can activate the silent mode with motion by just using your palm to cover the screen or turning the device to lay on its face. You can have access to this option by locating the My Device menu option on your Pixel 2 settings page.