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  #2391170 13-Jan-2020 19:04
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muppet:

 

I know it's working because Do Not Distrub turns on.

 

I don't have those bottom two settings on Android Auto.

 

 

 

 

Okay I got driving mode to work because the do not disturb icon comes up. But Android Auto still doesn't start for me. I am using this version

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Note it does seem to take a long time for the do not disturb to turn off once driving is complete

 

 





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  #2391289 13-Jan-2020 20:52
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I just have the AA icon on my home screen and I start it when I put the phone in the wireless charging mount.

Or you could set up a shortcut for Assistant to start AA.

 
 
 
 


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  #2391415 13-Jan-2020 22:23
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GoogleGeek88: I just have the AA icon on my home screen and I start it when I put the phone in the wireless charging mount.

Or you could set up a shortcut for Assistant to start AA.

 

I can do that but what AA can do is startup automatically when the phone connects to BT and/or Driving Mode is detected. Starting when connected to BT is what used to happen on my previous phone but it appears to be partially broken on the Pixel 4, based on numerous posts in the AA support forum and on Reddit.

 

It's this option in AA

 

 

 

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  #2407665 27-Jan-2020 17:12
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My Pixel 4 XL has finally arrived after being in customs for a month - everything is working perfectly; got my custom domain email sorted out, phone all setup; receiving and sending texts/phone calls all working perfectly. Disappointing that one is required to order it from overseas but I'm happy now that I have it.





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  #2411037 1-Feb-2020 10:06
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There don't appear to be many Pixel 4 users on this forum. Out of interest do you use Android Auto? And if so would you be able to check to see if you have a Bluetooth enabled head unit does connecting the phone to that head unit over Bluetooth automatically start up driving mode and or Android Auto? 

 

This is something I cannot get working at all on my Pixel 4 XL

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  #2422200 17-Feb-2020 08:47
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Just returned from a quick trip to Australia. Since Soli is supported in Australia I turned it on and tried out its features.

Didn't seem to be anything earth-shattering. It was interesting being able to wave my hand to stop and start playing tracks using a media player and face unlock appeared to be a bit faster because it unlocked the phone camera as soon as I got near the phone itself but hardly earth-shattering.

Plus I was able to do Google play on my watch without a hack.

Interestingly when I landed in New Zealand and turned on the phone again I received the following alert.







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  #2422202 17-Feb-2020 09:07
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Yea I had Soli when I bought the phone in Australia for about a week, and got the same message in NZ.

 

I really don't miss it at all, Face Unlock is still super fast and I have only a few times wished I could wave at it.

 

A great idea.  I do wonder if in one of these "Feature Drops" they'll do something to make it much more exciting, then I'll wish I had it.

 

But I can't fathom what it'd do that I'd want.

 

 

 

My biggest gripe at the moment is that something has changed so that "Ok Google" stops working after about 3-4 hours.  You have to "wake it up" with a squeeze, or pressing the assistant button.  Then it works again for another 3-4 hours before stopping again.  It's affecting a lot of other people too, so it's not just me.  People have all sorts of dumb suggestions (that don't work) to fix it, mostly around the "battery saving" feature of the phone.  But my old Pixel 1 has never required any app/battery tweaks and it'll respond 24/7.

 

Hopefully it can be ironed out, because I *do* use "Ok Google, skip this song" quite a bit while cooking.


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