Depending on the earbuds, it’s as easy to set up as bringing a Bluetooth accessory near your Android phone. This was made possible by the Fast Couple, which Google updated in recent weeks after iOS.
Since the introduction of the Fast Couple In 2017, The process began with a standard notification containing a thumbnail of the device in question. A simple palette will appear at the top of your screen, starting the connection and then providing confirmation.
Google has transformed the set-up experience so that now a tall sheet slides from the bottom. Your device name is centered at the top, while a larger image and the “Connect” button appear below. Once the pair joins via Bluetooth, you have the option to continue with “Setup” or “Close”.
Android’s new Fast Couple design, which quietly launched in November (or earlier), will take much longer than iOS and Airbnb. There is a clear advantage to this approach as incorporating new approaches should be the most important event. Compared to notification, you are less likely to miss or swipe a bottom sheet.
Meanwhile, Google has improved on the experience. This UI will appear when you first set up the new Fast Pair accessory with your phone. Android still uses a small notification to monitor the battery status (earphones and case) of each item, while Apple chooses to display the entire sheet as a percentage. Used to reconnect small alert ornaments, especially on phones and tablets that are already signed in to your Google Account.
With the introduction of Pixel Butts Earlier this year, Discover My Device Google has introduced a number of related features, including low battery alerts and button customization.
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