The Pixel 2 has a lot of amazing features and security settings that are hidden from normal users. These are called the Developer options. Activating the Developer options gives you access to some hidden features that you can alter as you want. You’ll now have access to things like USB debugging and other advanced features.
Activating Developer options on your Pixel 2 is very simple and you can do this with just some few steps. Follow the instructions below to activate the Developer options on your Pixel 2.
How to Activate Developer Options on Pixel 2
You will need to locate your Settings menu. Alternatively, you can locate the Settings by swiping down your notification bar and clicking on the gear shaped icon. When you get to Settings, locate “About device” on the list and click on “build number.”
Tap on it for awhile, and a prompt will appear. Tap on it four more times. You can now return to the normal Settings menu. You will see a new option on the list named “About device.” The Developer options will be above the About Device and click on it and your device will show developer menu that has been hidden before, which you will need to activate to make it function.
This process unlocks the more advanced settings. This is one of the major advantages of activating the Developer mode on your Pixel 2. You will see options like the animation scale that you can change from 1x to 0.5x which will make your smartphone to process activities faster.
Should I Activate Developer Options?
Activating the Developer options on your Pixel 2 does not harm your smartphone. You’re simply unlocking slightly more advanced features. If you’re looking to alter the way your smartphone behaves generally, you will find these extended options useful.