Google's Pixel Buds gain new gesture controls

16 May, 2018, 15:00 | Author: Tara Reeves
  • Google's Pixel Buds gain new gesture controls

Today, Google is rolling out a number of new features to Pixel Buds, including new double and triple tap gestures, as well as the ability to easily switch between devices.

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The store opens May 16th and is located at 1151 Queen St. Your Pixel Buds will disconnect from the device you were using and connect to the new one.

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And finally, Google has made it easy to switch your Pixel Buds connection between devices - all you have to do is to select your Pixel Buds from the Bluetooth menu of the desired device. That'll no longer be an issue with today's update: You can set a double tap on the right earbud to skip tracks.

The good news is that Google lets you choose what exactly the double tap gesture will do.

The updating process is done without you, so you can go on and use your Pixel Buds as you normally do. The Pixel buds will automatically install the new update when users place them inside the case. There was no way to skip tracks without summoning the Google Assistant, for instance. When an update is successfully installed, users will receive a notification on their Android phone, according to CNET.

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