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[Tip] Enable Google Pixel And Pixel XL's LED Notification Light

Google's Pixel have the Ambient Display mode, which gives you a great gentle reminder on your screen whenever a notification is sitting waiting for your attention. But some people prefer the simplicity and battery savings of a basic LED notification light. The Pixel and Pixel XL actually have a notification LED nestled into the far left side of the loudspeaker at the top of the phone, though you wouldn't know it because it's not enabled by default

Here's a quick tip for keeping up to date with notifications arriving on your phone. If you want to switch from using Ambient Display to the notification LED or just want to have both for the total package of alertness, here's how you enable it :

  1. Go to your phone's Settings.
  2. Tap on Notifications.
  3. Tap on the Gear icon in the top-right corner.
  4. Tap on the toggle next to "Pulse notification light".
  5. Voila! You're done!

That's it! Your Pixel will now blink its notification light when you have a notification waiting. There are no further settings or configuration options that let you change the color or frequency right now, but you'll at least have that extra reminder — in addition to Ambient Display — letting you know your phone has something to tell you.
Source : Reddit