If you’ve ever needed to get rid of a Google Pixel device, you’ve probably been forced to get it replaced.
While many Android users have gotten their Pixel smartphones replaced with another Android device, there are a few things you need to know about getting a Pixel phone.
First, you’ll need to be willing to fork out for the Pixel phone in the first place.
Secondly, you need an Android device that can run Google’s Pixel OS, the open source operating system that runs on Google’s own Pixel hardware.
With these steps, you can make sure your Pixel phone isn’t the one you’ll be using for the rest of your life.
Read more on our Pixel troubleshooting guide.
Read on to find out how to get your Pixel phones back.1.
How to replace your Pixel device and get a new one.
Open up your Google Play Store.
You should see a new Google Pixel app in the sidebar, and you should see the “Google Pixel” logo on it.
Click on it and select “Manage”.2.
Enter the details of your Pixel smartphone.
The details will vary depending on what phone you got, but you’ll want to check that it’s a Pixel smartphone, and it’s powered by an Android phone.
In the “About” section, enter the phone’s model number, model year, and model name.
In this case, it’s the 2017 Google Pixel.3.
Next, go to the “Managing” section of your Google Account.
Under “Device,” select the phone that you want to replace.
Make sure the “Repair” tab is unchecked.
If everything went well, your Pixel will reboot.4.
Now, head to the device you want your Pixel to be replaced.
On your Pixel, tap on “About”.
It will display the information about the phone, including its model number.
You can also see the phone itself on the screen.
You’ll also see a link to the Pixel’s “About Us” page.5.
Under the “Device Info” section you’ll see a screen like this: “Your Pixel is powered by a Snapdragon 821 CPU, with 2GB of RAM, 64GB of storage, a 16-megapixel camera, and a 4-inch display.
It supports up to 2.3 GHz quad-core Android 4.4 KitKat, with LTE Cat.
The Pixel runs Android 5.1 with Android 7.0 Nougat.”6.
Tap on the link that says “About this device.”7.
The screen will turn green.
In that window, select “About This Device” and tap on the “Change my mind” button.8.
You’re now given a chance to select the type of replacement you want.
In our example, we’ll use a $10 credit from the Google Store.
Pick the option “Google Home”.
Now you can pick the device that you wish to replace, and the process will start.
If you’re still having trouble, you might want to make a note of the information that’s listed under “Change Your mind.”
You can check that by checking the “What’s changed” box on the top right corner of the screen, as shown below:If all went well and your phone is still connected to the internet, you should be able to switch back to the original Google Play Play Store to get the phone back.