11-14-2018 09:32 PM
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  1. scionluna's Avatar
    Hello,
    Has anyone hidden the notch on their Pixel 3 XL or have you adjusted to the notch on the display?

    If you have hidden the notch, how much of the display is lost, top and bottom, and it is noticeable?
    11-12-2018 01:41 PM
  2. Itsa_Me_Mario's Avatar
    If you hide the notch, it returns the display dimensions to the same as the Pixel 2 XL. You lose approximately .3 inches diagonally.
    11-12-2018 01:59 PM
  3. Nodnerb's Avatar
    That would turn it into quite the top bezel.
    11-12-2018 02:49 PM
  4. Antar SAYEH-MEDDOUR's Avatar
    Hi there,
    When hiding the notch, does it just turn plain black or is it possible to customise the color?
    11-12-2018 03:07 PM
  5. Itsa_Me_Mario's Avatar
    That would turn it into quite the top bezel.
    Yep it'd be exactly the same as the Pixel 2 XL.
    11-12-2018 03:16 PM
  6. Mike Dee's Avatar
    Hi there,
    When hiding the notch, does it just turn plain black or is it possible to customise the color?
    Black
    11-12-2018 05:55 PM
  7. sjfrazier0410's Avatar
    I hide mine. I left the notch there for a week and didn't adjust to it the way I did with my G7. It didn't bother me presay but It didn't fade into the background either if that makes sense. I don't mind larger bezels though. I just wish I could keep the clock and battery indicator beside the notch without downloading another app.
    milehigherik likes this.
    11-12-2018 06:43 PM
  8. sjfrazier0410's Avatar
    And you do lose some screen, but not enough to really matter IMO. It's still a large display
    11-12-2018 06:45 PM
  9. TraderGary's Avatar
    Yep it'd be exactly the same as the Pixel 2 XL.
    Kate and I went back and forth between notch and hidden. Our preference is hidden and having the screen identical to the 2 XL. If Google ever has an option to put the notifications in the hidden notch "ears" area I'd like that. But until then we'll stay with the hidden option.
    Itsa_Me_Mario likes this.
    11-12-2018 07:36 PM
  10. milehigherik's Avatar
    I hide mine. I left the notch there for a week and didn't adjust to it the way I did with my G7. It didn't bother me presay but It didn't fade into the background either if that makes sense. I don't mind larger bezels though. I just wish I could keep the clock and battery indicator beside the notch without downloading another app.
    +1
    11-13-2018 12:51 AM
  11. N4Newbie's Avatar
    I can more easily deal with the "extra" bezel/chin than I can with the notch, so, yeah, my notch has been hidden since Day 1.
    11-13-2018 06:38 AM
  12. I Can Be Your Hero's Avatar
    I use Nacho Notch to hide the notch. It's not perfect, but it at least somewhat helps.
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    11-13-2018 07:44 AM
  13. Mike Dee's Avatar
    I use Nacho Notch to hide the notch. It's not perfect, but it at least somewhat helps.
    It's good for retaining screen space but I don't like the way it rounds the corners below the notifications. I prefer the notch
    11-13-2018 10:28 AM
  14. mustang7757's Avatar
    there's a app called status bar in the play store which I think better then Nacho
    I use it sometimes to change the color not hide it
    kenorian likes this.
    11-13-2018 10:44 AM
  15. scionluna's Avatar
    That’s unfortunate. Putting the clock and the battery indicator in the hidden notch corners would great since those items don’t need to be part of the main display.
    11-13-2018 11:14 AM
  16. Mike Dee's Avatar
    That’s unfortunate. Putting the clock and the battery indicator in the hidden notch corners would great since those items don’t need to be part of the main display.
    You can do that with 3rd party solutions
    11-13-2018 11:29 AM
  17. andrew_ackley's Avatar
    Hello,
    Has anyone hidden the notch on their Pixel 3 XL or have you adjusted to the notch on the display?

    If you have hidden the notch, how much of the display is lost, top and bottom, and it is noticeable?
    I downloaded and used nacho notch from the play store and it works pretty well but the notch doesn't bother me.
    11-13-2018 11:47 AM
  18. Mike Dee's Avatar
    there's a app called status bar in the play store which I think better then Nacho
    I use it sometimes to change the color not hide it
    At least it squares off everything below the bezel
    11-13-2018 12:27 PM
  19. Mike Dee's Avatar
    there's a app called status bar in the play store which I think better then Nacho
    I use it sometimes to change the color not hide it
    Not bad
    Attached Thumbnails Pixel 3 XL - Hidden Notch-10830.jpg  
    11-13-2018 12:28 PM
  20. RyanYaddow's Avatar
    I can't wait to get my 3xl
    11-13-2018 12:42 PM
  21. mustang7757's Avatar
    At least it squares off everything below the bezel
    Yeah it's a good work around until Google implements it in the settings but use it for the 2 tone notification shade
    11-13-2018 12:44 PM
  22. mustang7757's Avatar
    Yeah it's a good work around until Google implements it in the settings but use it for the 2 tone notification shade
    See
    Attached Thumbnails Pixel 3 XL - Hidden Notch-239.jpg  
    11-13-2018 12:45 PM
  23. Ge Lo's Avatar
    Yep it'd be exactly the same as the Pixel 2 XL.
    A Pixel 2 XL with memory issues, lol, with better screen.
    11-13-2018 02:51 PM
  24. Mike Dee's Avatar
    See
    It hurts my neck when I try to look at that picture.
    11-13-2018 03:43 PM
  25. scionluna's Avatar
    Thanks for the specifics. I wanted to see for myself at Best Buy but they locked certain features of the demo phones so I couldn’t access Developer Mode.
    11-14-2018 09:30 AM
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