12-24-2016 06:00 AM
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  1. therealasd's Avatar
    So I've had my Pixel XL since Wednesday and have noticed that whenever I receive a phone call, it is not swipe to answer, it's the answer/reject buttons. Is this because I am using Smart Lock and I am at a trusted place/device so it disables the swipe screen? Is there a setting I am missing somewhere? No matter what I do, the call answer screen is never a swipe. This seems to be counter-intuitive since a stray touch could accidentally answer the phone.

    EDIT: I've discovered a Reddit thread where people have said they have one, then the other, some had sqipe on a VZW phone, then returned it for one from Google, and the Google one had two-button, not swipe. Doesn't seem to be a rhyme or reason. Anyone have a clue?

    And no it's not "in use" vs "not in use"...I've received calls with the phone locked, unlocked, in my pocket, on my desk....it's always the two button answer/reject instead of slide.
    11-11-2016 12:52 PM
  2. LeoRex's Avatar
    The new version of the Google Phone app uses the tap to answer/reject... the older Phone app used slide.

    Not sure why the Verizon one is different, but the only thing I can assume is that the Verizon has an older version of the Phone app. But that is highly unlikely.
    11-11-2016 01:59 PM
  3. jam4775's Avatar
    I have the Verizon Pixel and when I get a call I just swipe the icon on the lock screen up to answer... Never have had a issue with it. It worked the same way on my 6P with the 7.1 update.
    11-11-2016 02:03 PM
  4. Rocky5000100's Avatar
    Mine is swipe up to answer as well, XL from Google store, and phone app is updated.
    11-11-2016 02:08 PM
  5. SteelGator's Avatar
    Ok, I am surprised by the swipers. I have a Verizon (XL 128) and I just tap to pick up or ignore.
    furbymac likes this.
    11-11-2016 02:12 PM
  6. davidnc's Avatar
    My phone was purchased though Google Store.

    With the screen is unlocked you can tap either answer or decline ,which ever your choose.

    With the screen locked you can swipe up to answer
    Or swipe down to reject
    ironkhalid likes this.
    11-11-2016 02:19 PM
  7. Rocky5000100's Avatar
    With the screen is unlocked you can tap either answer or ignore ,which ever your choose.

    With the screen locked you can swipe up to answer
    Or swipe down to reject
    I'm at work, so it makes sense it's swipe up. At home it is a trusted location, but I don't get many calls at home so I don't remember which way it was.
    11-11-2016 02:22 PM
  8. anon(9227267)'s Avatar
    The new version of the Google Phone app uses the tap to answer/reject... the older Phone app used slide.

    Not sure why the Verizon one is different, but the only thing I can assume is that the Verizon has an older version of the Phone app. But that is highly unlikely.
    32 GB Pixel - Verizon - phone app version 6.0.136097483 - others have different version?
    11-11-2016 02:29 PM
  9. davidnc's Avatar
    32 GB Pixel - Verizon - phone app version 6.0.136097483 - others have different version?
    Same phone app version I have from Google Store
    11-11-2016 02:45 PM
  10. therealasd's Avatar
    Same version, Google store. Every time I get a call, whether the phone is locked or in use, its tap to answer, tap to ignore. I've never had a swipe prompt.

    Do you all think it's because of the trusted locations? I could try to delete one and see if that brings swipe up...

    EDIT: Nope, has nothing to do with trusted locations. I just removed my office and confirmed Smart Lock wasn't in effect and it still only presented buttons. It seems odd to me that Swipe to Answer is nowhere for me, yet is present for others. I haven't found any answers.
    11-11-2016 02:49 PM
  11. Rocketsaucev2's Avatar
    Mine is tap to answer/reject as well....Google store pixel
    11-11-2016 03:34 PM
  12. MHBlink8's Avatar
    Tap to answer/reject on my Verizon Pixel XL
    11-11-2016 03:37 PM
  13. jmartin's Avatar
    Google Store XL, on lock screen, swipe up to answer, down to ignore.
    11-11-2016 03:43 PM
  14. therealasd's Avatar
    Can someone with swipe report their phone app version? I suppose it's possible the new build removed Swipe?

    I have version 6.0.136097483 and tap to answer/reject - Google Store 128gb Pixel XL
    11-11-2016 03:44 PM
  15. glcej1's Avatar
    Can someone with swipe report their phone app version? I suppose it's possible the new build removed Swipe?

    I have version 6.0.136097483 and tap to answer/reject - Google Store 128gb Pixel XL
    I have the same version as you do and I got mine from Verizon. When I first got my pixel xl, I had the 2 buttons for accept or reject. Now I have the swipe up for accept and down for reject. Not sure at what point it changed.
    11-11-2016 03:51 PM
  16. anon(9227267)'s Avatar
    Can someone with swipe report their phone app version? I suppose it's possible the new build removed Swipe?

    I have version 6.0.136097483 and tap to answer/reject - Google Store 128gb Pixel XL
    Same version I have - swipe - do not have Smart Lock on - Gravity Screen installed - at some point had the " tap" options, but no longer
    11-11-2016 03:52 PM
  17. therealasd's Avatar
    This is really weird. It's like some phantom in the cloud is tweaking who gets swipe and who gets tap, and when. haha
    anon(9227267) likes this.
    11-11-2016 03:53 PM
  18. Amb312's Avatar
    I get both. It's a crap shoot
    Amele likes this.
    11-11-2016 03:59 PM
  19. matty032's Avatar
    I'm a swiper. Seems like I used to be a tapper.....Verizon XL 32.
    11-11-2016 04:03 PM
  20. lakerzz's Avatar
    I know I'm late to the party, but if you have any app that needs accessibility settings turned on, then it changes the incoming call ui for some reason. For me, it was Pie Control app from the Play Store that needed it.
    Nechasin, Impulses and therealasd like this.
    11-21-2016 11:47 PM
  21. lakerzz's Avatar
    Any app that needs accessibility settings turned on changes the ui for some weird reason.
    therealasd likes this.
    11-21-2016 11:49 PM
  22. N4Newbie's Avatar
    Can someone with swipe report their phone app version? I suppose it's possible the new build removed Swipe?

    I have version 6.0.136097483 and tap to answer/reject - Google Store 128gb Pixel XL
    Same specs as above.

    When I get a call, I have a single large button at bottom center screen with swipe up to answer, swipe down to ignore.
    11-22-2016 05:36 AM
  23. hal1's Avatar
    Verizon, Pixel 32, no screen locks. Gravity app. - 2 buttons at the bottom to tap. Ignore or Answer
    11-22-2016 06:43 AM
  24. Nechasin's Avatar
    I know I'm late to the party, but if you have any app that needs accessibility settings turned on, then it changes the incoming call ui for some reason. For me, it was Pie Control app from the Play Store that needed it.
    This is the answer. I use lastpass and I had it turned on under Accessibility. I had the two buttons. I turned it off and I had the swipe.
    MHBlink8 and Impulses like this.
    11-22-2016 07:38 AM
  25. therealasd's Avatar
    Just got a phone app update after the 7.1.1 OTA yesterday and now even with apps with accessibility, I got slide to answer. Perhaps bug fixed?

    For reference, my accessibility apps are Dashlane and Texpand.
    12-06-2016 06:21 PM
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