Ashutosh Singh

11 New Features for Pixel with March Pixel Feature Drop

March 14, 2023

The first Pixel Feature Drop update of the year is now rolling out to the Pixel Phones and Pixel Watch.

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This is the second feature drop based on Android 13. And the update includes around 11 new features, let's explore.

Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro users can now capture Night Sight photos much faster. It is already available on the Pixel 7 series.

Faster Night Sight

The new March 2023 Feature Drop update brings the Magic Eraser feature to all Pixel phones (Pixel 4a and newer) running Android 13.

Magic Eraser for More Phones

Whenever you call a business, Pixel will immediately show all the menu options. This means you don't have to wait to hear all the options and save time.

Direct My Call

All your health data from compatible health apps and fitness apps will be available at one place. It is secure as you can choose what to share and whom to share.

Health Connect

Pixel 6 Pro and Pixel 7 Pro can now automatically lock/unlock compatible cars when you leave or approach them. You can also start the car from the phone.

Car Key

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The hold for me feature is now available in Japan in addition to the US, Australia, and Canada.

Hold for Me

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There are new emoji combinations available on Emoji Kitchen to cook new Emojis.

New Emoji Customizations

It is now available on select Chromebooks. The feature let you easily pair fast pair enabled headphones to Chromebooks.

Fast Pair

Your Pixel Watch can now detect hard fall and contact emergency services for help. It can differentiate hard fall and vigorous exercises.

Fall Detection on Pixel Watch

You can use mono audio on Pixel watch to limit disorientation caused by split audio. Also there is new new color-correction and greyscale modes.

New Sound and Display Settings

You can now activate and use two eSIMs at the same time on Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro. That's Now All! Swipe up to explore more features.

Dual eSIM