10 Things To Do With Your New Google Nexus 6P

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Google Nexus 6P is considered as the best Nexus device ever built, it is arguably the best Android smartphone launched this year.

The Google powered and Huawei made Nexus 6P is the premium offering that boasts high end features such as fingerprint scanner, USB Type-C, a metal body design, Android Marshmallow and more. The phone is available for Rs 39,999 for 32GB and Rs 42,999 for 64GB variant.

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If you have bought the latest Google Nexus 6P, then here we have few tips to set up your smartphone. Have a look at the slider below to know more.

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Use in-box power adapter

Nexus 6P Tips and Tricks

The Nexus 6P doesn't support Qualcomm's Quick Charge 2.0, but the smartphone comes with its own fast charging technology. Google claims that you can get 7 hours of usage within out of a 10 minute charge. However, you need to use the power adapter that comes with the device.

Sign into your Google account

Nexus 6P Tips and Tricks

The first thing that you need to do when you upgrade to the Nexus 6P is to transfer data from your old Android smartphone. To do so, go to ‘Tap & Go' option to instantly restore data including settings, apps, accounts and more from old device to the new phone.

Setup Fingerprint

Nexus 6P Tips and Tricks

Smartphone carries a lot of sensitive information inside, which you probably don't want ending up in wrong hands. One of the biggest features of the Android is the ability to lock the device using PIN or pattern.

The Nexus 6P with Android 6.0 Marshmallow features Imprint fingerprint scanner for enhanced security. To set this up, go to Settings, and click on Security. Now click on Nexus Imprint, and setup a backup password, or pattern. Once done, now set up your fingerprint scanner by adding one or more finger impressions for different features.

Fingerprint for Google Play Purchase

Nexus 6P Tips and Tricks Use

Now you can authenticate your purchases on Google Play using a fingerprint scanner. To do so, launch Google Play app, navigate to settings and scroll down and check the box for finger authentication. For the first purchase, the Google Play will ask for your password, later you can simply select 'Use fingerprint for future purchases' while buying on the app.

Activate Google Now on Tap

Nexus 6P Tips and Tricks

Android 6.0 Marshmallow comes with a new feature called 'Now on Tap'. It allows you get information about apps and other data on phone. To use the feature, you must activate it. You can long-press the home button to launch Google Now on Tap.

Enable developer mode

Nexus 6P Tips and Tricks

Enable developer mode to speed up animations in the Nexus 6P. You can actually make the phone feel faster by speeding up the transition and UI animations. The developer mode is hidden, but here is how you can get it. Go to Settings apps, scroll down and select About Phone and tap Build number 7 times until you see a confirmation that you are now a developer.

Now, go back and the Developer option will now appear at the bottom of the Settings, select it. You can scale the window animation, transition animation, animation duration and more.


Set up Quick launch feature for Camera

Nexus 6P Tips and Tricks

The Nexus 6P sports a 12.3 megapixel rear camera, which is better than ever. Google has introduced quick launch feature for the Camera. This feature allows quick launch of camera by simply double tapping the power key. And the best is that this feature works even when the phone is locked.

Enable Google Fit

Nexus 6P Tips and Tricks

Google Fit is a pretty great app for tracking physical activity throughout the day. All the data is syncs to your Google account. To enable this, open the Google Fit app, sign in with your Google account. Fill out your height, weight, gender and set a personal fitness goal.

Set up Notification Bar

Nexus 6P Tips and Tricks

One of the features that you get on Android 6.0 Marshmallow is the option to customize the notification bar. You can now toggle icons and customize the quick settings, and even rearrange options by making changes in Settings.

Setup Android Pay

Nexus 6P Tips and Tricks

Android Pay makes it easy to make purchases using just your smartphone. The app stores your credit card details and you don't need to swipe your card every time your make any purchases. To set up Android Pay, open the Android Pay app, add a credit or debit card details.

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