Google is releasing a brand new characteristic known as Heads Up, which has began rolling out to its Digital Wellbeing Android app. Once you activate Heads Up, your smartphone will periodically show an alert that may remind you to maintain your head up when the app detects you’re strolling and utilizing your cellphone on the similar time.
In response to XDA Builders, the brand new characteristic is being rolled out to Google Pixel gadgets. Google has been identified to check new options on its Pixel smartphones earlier than making the options extra extensively accessible with different Android telephones. The characteristic will likely work the identical on different gadgets when it’s accessible. Right here’s the way it works.
Find out how to arrange Heads Up
1. Open the Settings app in your cellphone
2. Scroll down till you find the Digital Wellbeing & parental controls possibility after which faucet it
2. Scroll to the underside of the varied settings till you find a brand new Heads Up possibility, simply above the toggle swap so as to add an app icon for Digital Wellbeing to your app drawer.
4. Faucet on Heads Up and comply with the setup prompts.
It is very important word that you’ll want to grant Digital Wellbeing, permission to view your bodily exercise so the app can establish if you’re strolling. The app can even permit you to give app permission to view your present location always. When enabled the app ought to be capable to establish if you’re inside.
With the brand new characteristic enabled, you’ll get an alert everytime you use your smartphone whereas strolling and the app detects the identical.
Digital Wellbeing beta
Google Pixel gadget customers who’re unable to see the Heads Up characteristic, can be a part of the Digital Wellbeing beta program, which ought to allow the brand new characteristic on their Pixel gadget. Customers can be a part of the beta program by visiting the app’s Play Retailer itemizing and putting in it.