Get info & updates with At a Glance

Find what you need right away with Google Assistant. You can find info and updates like upcoming events, tasks, and weather info from the home or lock screen on your device.

Use At a Glance on Pixel 3 & up

Important: This feature is only available on Pixel 3 and up. The full At A Glance experience is available on Pixel devices running Android version 12 and up. Some features aren’t available in all languages or countries.

On your lock screen, home screen, and Always On Display, you can find info and updates like:

  • Upcoming events and tasks
  • Weather info and severe weather warnings
  • Tickets to your events

Turn At a Glance on or off

By default, At a Glance is automatically on for Pixel 3 and newer devices. The date still displays while At a Glance is off. Turning off At a Glance turns off all cards. You can customize your At a Glance if you want to turn off specific updates.

  1. At the top of your home screen, touch and hold At a Glance.
  2. Tap Customize and then At a Glance.
  3. Tap Turn on or Turn off.

Turn At a Glance features on or off

Important:

  • This feature is available on Pixel 3 and newer devices.
  • The full At A Glance experience is available on Pixel devices running Android version 12 and up. Some features aren’t available in all languages or regions.
  • This feature isn't available on iOS devices, such as iPhones, iPads and Apple watches.

To turn on or off individual features or content:

  1. At the top of your home screen, touch and hold At a Glance.
  2. Tap Customize Settings and then At a Glance Settings Settings.
  3. Under “Features,” select a topic or category to turn it on or off.
  4. For more topics or categories, scroll to the bottom and tap See more features.

Customize At a Glance information

By default, At a Glance automatically displays content on your lock screen. In some cases, it can show important content from app notifications like calendar events or updates.

You can turn off sensitive content or get updates on your lock screen. Learn how to control your notifications.

To update the sensitive content setting:

  1. At the top of your home screen, touch and hold At a Glance.
  2. Tap Customize Settings and then At a Glance Settings Settings.
  3. Under “Manage Personalization,” tap Sensitive content on lockscreen.
  4. Under "Privacy," turn sensitive notifications on or off.

Tip: You can turn off sensitive work profile notifications for At a Glance content from your work profile.

About your information in At a Glance

To provide information that matters most to you, Google uses data from your device and activity. To control what data is available in At a Glance:

  1. At the top of your home screen, touch and hold At a Glance.
  2. Tap Customize Settings and then At a Glance Settings Settings.
  3. Under “Manage Personalization,” turn settings on or off.

Control At a Glance information

There are several ways to control the information in At a Glance.

Control data from apps

For info such as updates for calendar events, At a Glance uses data from apps on your device.

Use data from your Google Account

For most At a Glance features, your phone will need access to your Google activity.

Web & App Activity

Your Web & App Activity setting helps At a Glance show you information like “time to leave” tasks. Learn how to manage your Web & App Activity.

App info

When you turn on “Personalize using app data,” At a Glance gets app information from your devices to give you some tasks and notifications. Learn how to manage your device's app info.

Gmail Smart Feature controls

With Smart Feature controls, At a Glance can show you information directly from your email, like boarding passes and event reservations. Learn how to use Smart Feature controls.

Location information

Your location information settings allow At a Glance to help you receive useful information based on your current location. For example, it can alert you when there’s an earthquake nearby, or severe weather alerts in your area. For some features, At a Glance will require access to your precise location. Learn how to manage your location settings.

If you turn on Location History, you can also receive information about locations you’ve visited. Learn how to manage your Location History.

You can get real time traffic info in At a Glance while you travel when you set your home and work addresses. Learn to set your home, work & other locations.

Personal Results

You can find personalized content with At a Glance. Learn how to turn off personal results.

Access to Calendars

In At a Glance, you can get relevant info about upcoming calendar events, like your next meeting. You can get some of these events from app notifications and the device calendar with At a Glance.

If you don’t want At a Glance to show events from the device calendar, remove calendar permissions from the Google app:

  1. On your Android device, go to Settings.
  2. Tap Apps and then Google and then Permissions and then Calendar.
  3. Select Don’t allow.

Tip: Some calendar events will come to At a Glance via app notifications. You can control notification data in At a Glance as described in the Notification section above.

Access to Google Wallet

In At a Glance, you can get access to upcoming event passes stored in Google Wallet.

If you don’t want At a Glance to show passes from Google Wallet, you can remove sharing permissions from Google Wallet:

  1. On your Android device, go to Google Wallet
  2. Tap the Profile Icon and then Your data in Wallet and then Manage passes data.
  3. Turn off Use passes across Google.

Learn how to manage passes in Google Wallet.

Notifications from installed apps

App notifications can be used for features such as calendar events. If you don’t want At a Glance to use app notifications, you can change this in your phone’s settings.

To change use app notifications:

  1. On your Android device, go to Settings.
  2. Scroll to and tap Notifications and then Device & app notifications and then Android System Intelligence.

Nearby devices

For nearby devices, At a Glance can show you relevant information, like battery, when you connect your phone to Bluetooth headphones.

To allow At a Glance to find and connect to your nearby devices:

  1. On your Android device, go to Settings.
  2. Scroll and tap Privacy and then Permission Manager and then Nearby Devices.

Turn off personal results

If you don’t want to receive personalized content from Google Assistant, you can turn off personal results.

Some potentially sensitive content can still show in At a Glance, even if you’ve turned off personal results from the Google Assistant. You can manage your content in At a Glance through your device settings.

To manage your content in At a Glance:

  1. Near the top of your home screen, press and hold At a Glance.
  2. Tap Customize and then At a Glance .

At a Glance for Wear devices

Important: This feature may not be available to all Assistant-enabled devices.

For At a Glance to work with your Wear device, you must have these permissions turned on in your Settings:

  • Location
  • Home and work address
  • Calendar

Key features for Wear

You can get quick info on your Wear device with At a Glance, including:

  • Time to leave
  • Calendar events and agendas
  • Commute time
  • Weather

Turn At a Glance for Wear on or off

To get At a Glance updates on your Pixel Watch, make sure Google Assistant is turned on. Learn more about how to Set up Google Assistant on your device.

To get At a Glance updates, add it to your watch face’s layout:

  1. On your watch, press and hold the face to change and edit your watch’s face.
  2. Scroll to the "Utility" face, then tap Edit Edit.
  3. Swipe left once to select the layout and choose Modular II or Modular III.
  4. Swipe left again then tap the large rectangle to edit.
  5. Select At a Glance.
  6. Press the crown to exit and see your updates.

Use the At a Glance widget on Android devices

Important: To learn how to manage widgets on your device, check with your device manufacturer.

On most Android devices, you can install the At a Glance widget on your home screen.

To add the At a Glance widget:

  1. On your home screen, touch and hold an empty space.
  2. Tap Widgets .
  3. Scroll to Google.
  4. Touch and hold the At a Glance widget.
  5. Drag the widget to where you want to place it.

To remove the At a Glance widget:

  1. Touch and hold the At a Glance widget.
  2. Drag the widget up to Remove Remove.

Tip: On select Android devices, you’ll find At a Glance on the lock screen.

Learn how to customize your Home screens.

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