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Find out what music is playing near you

To learn more about music you hear around you, you can have your Pixel 2 automatically identify a song.

  • Depending on where you want to get notifications, you can see them if your phone is locked or when you're using your phone.
  • To learn more about a song, if your phone is locked, tap the notification twice. If you're using your phone, expand notifications at the top, then tap it.

Get song info

To see song info like title and artist, turn on Now Playing.

  1. Open your device's Settings app Settings app.
  2. Tap Sound and then Advanced and then Now Playing.
  3. Turn on Show on lock screen.

Change where notifications appear

Depending what notifications you want, you can choose where you see notifications.

  1. Open your device's Settings app Settings app.
  2. Tap Sound and then Advanced and then Now Playing.
  3. Tap Also show notifications.
  4. Turn off Pixel Ambient Services.

 

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