Depending on the earbuds, setup can be as simple as placing a Bluetooth accessory near your Android phone. This is made possible by Fast Pair, which Google has updated in recent weeks after iOS.
Since the launch of Fast Pair In 2017, The process started with a standard notification that includes a thumbnail image of the device in question. When it appears at the top of your screen, a simple tap will start pairing and then provide a confirmation.
Google tweaked the setup experience so that it now features a long sheet that slides up from the bottom. The name of your device is centered above, while the larger image and the “Connect” button appear below. Once paired via Bluetooth, you have the option to continue “Setting” or “Close”.
Android’s new Fast Pair design, quietly introduced in November, takes a lot of iOS and AirPods. There is a clear advantage to this approach as pairing your new accessories has to be a very prominent event. Compared to the notice, you are less likely to miss the bottom sheet or scroll it away.
Meanwhile, Google has improved the experience. This user interface appears when you first set up a new Fast Pair accessory with your phone. Android still uses a push notification to note the battery status of each item (earphones and case), while Apple picks the entire sheet to show the percentage. Smaller alert is also being taken advantage of to re-pair accessories, especially on phones and tablets that are already signed into your Google account.
With the launch of Pixel Buds Earlier this yearIn, Google has introduced a slew of related features, including Find My Device integration, low battery alerts, and button customization.
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