Home Button Not Working On Google Pixel 2

Posted by Desmond Andrada on April 15, 2018

For those that own a Google Pixel 2, you may want to know how to make the Pixel 2 Home Button work again. These buttons on the Pixel 2 are touch buttons that light up with each tap. These keys light up when the Pixel 2 is on to indicate the smartphone is functioning properly.

Thus many believe that if the lights are not turned on the Google Pixel 2 home button that it’s not working, but we’ll help you make the Pixel 2 home button work again. If you have touch keys by the Home button or the return key doesn’t turn on and not working, below we’ll explain how you can fix this problem.

For the majority of people that own a Pixel 2, the Touch Key is not broken and is actually working. The reason that these buttons are not working, is because there just disabled and turned OFF. Google has a default settings that has these keys turned OFF because the Pixel 2 is in energy saving mode. Follow these step-by-step instructions on how to turn on the Touch Key lights on the Google Pixel 2.

How to Fix Touch Key Light Not Working on Google Pixel 2:

  1. Turn on the Pixel 2
  2. Open the Menu page
  3. Go to Settings
  4. Select on “Quick Settings”
  5. Select on “Power Saving”
  6. Go to “Power Saving Mode”
  7. Then go to “Restrict Performance”
  8. Uncheck the box next to “Turn off touch key light”

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