Google Circle to Search feature now rolling out on Pixel Fold: Know how it will work | How-to

Google Circle to Search feature now rolling out on Pixel Fold: Know how it will work

The Google Circle to Search feature is now available for Pixel Fold users. Know how it works.

| Updated on: Apr 05 2024, 12:48 IST
India launch date of new Samsung foldable smartphones-check here
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1/8 On July 26, Samsung launched its much awaited Galaxy Z Fold 5 and Flip 5 foldable smartphones. The sale of the smartphone will begin on August 11. With the launch of these foldables, Samsung believes that it will strengthen its leadership in the market. (samsung)
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2/8 However, these products will be available in India at a later date. A Samsung official said that the devices will be launched in India in the subsequent week (after August 11). (Samsung)
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3/8 TM Roh, President and Head of Mobile eXperience Business at Samsung Electronics said, "In a few more years, the foldables' market is set to surpass 100 million devices. Already, more than half of our users say they are considering foldable for their next upgrade."  (Samsung)
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4/8 Samsung India's Senior Director, Aditya Babbar believes that over the last five years, the foldables have provided Indian consumers with new and innovative experiences.   (Samsung)
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5/8 It is reported that 5th generation of the foldables will enhance the user experience as compared to its predecessor. The Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset will distinguish the foldable industry in terms of performance too.  (Samsung)
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6/8 The redesigned flex hinge improves the fold experience while also making the phone lighter. With new advancements, Samsung hopes to make the foldable more useful. The smaller size of the Flip 5 helps with its user-friendliness.  (Samsung)
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7/8 As per experts, the Samsung premium smartphone segments have increased and more than one out of five smartphones sold during the quarter of 2023. With trust and durability, people are willing to spend more on Samsung’s top devices.   (Samsung)
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8/8 Along with the foldable, Samsung also launched Galaxy Tab S9 in the price range of USD 799 to USD 119. And two watches, Galaxy Watch6 and Watch6 Classic which starts from USD 299 and USD 399.  (Samsung)
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Use the Circle to Search feature on Pixel Fold. Check details. (Google / Twitter)

The Circle to Search by Google was first introduced with the Galaxy S24 series. However, the feature was not available in the Pixel devices until now. Last week Google announced the availability of the Circle to Search feature on the Pixel 6, Pixel 6 Pro, Pixel 6a, and Pixel 7a devices. Now, Google has confirmed that the feature is also rolling out for the Pixel Fold users. Additionally, the Circle to Search also comes with a new translation feature. Know how the Circle to Search feature will work on the Pixel Fold devices. 

What is the Circle to Search feature? 

The Google Circle to Search feature enables users to search anything from any app with a single gesture. This feature allows users to search without actually opening the Chrome search on Android devices. Users simply need to circle, highlight, scribble or tap on their screen to get the feature active on their devices. Just say that you have found a stylish dress while scrolling Instagram and you want that for yourself. To find similar dress options, you just have to long press on the screen and tap on the subject and it will show you the related search results. 

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How the Circle to Search feature will work on Pixel Fold?

According to a Made by Google X post, the Circle to Search feature is now rolling out on the Pixel Fold devices. To use the feature, follow the below-mentioned steps:

  1. First, long-press the Pixel home button or navigation bar of your device, this will activate the Circle to Search.
  2. Now, circle, scribble, highlight or tap an image, text, or video for the feature to provide you with search results.
  3. Then an animation of the feature will appear in front of your screen which will provide you with the desired results. 

Also read: Know how to master Pro Controls on the Google Pixel 8 Pro - check top 4 tips

The Circle to Search feature is also available on the Samsung Galaxy S24 series, Galaxy S23 series, Galaxy Z Fold5, Galaxy Z Flip5, and Galaxy Tab S9 series. 

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First Published Date: 05 Apr, 12:44 IST