Google's new feature will ask you to ignore your phone while walking outside
Google has launched the rollout of a feature that will warn you if you try to look at your phone while walking. The feature is called 'Heads Up' and is part of its Digital Wellbeing app
It won't be wrong if we say that Google has become one of the basic necessities. It helps with almost everything right from searching for information to finding directions, Google has it all! Now with its latest feature, the search engine giant will tell you not to look at your phone while walking outside.
Google has launched the rollout of a feature that will warn you if you try to look at your phone while walking. The feature is called 'Heads Up' and is part of its Digital Wellbeing app. When activated and enabled, it will send particular alerts. Some of the alerts are - Be careful, Look ahead, Stay focused, Lookup, Stay alert, Watch out and Watch your step.
According to a report in The Verge, Google has started working on the beta version of the app, for now, the version being Digital Wellbeing v18.104.22.168375698, aND can only be seen on the Pixel 4a and Pixel 5 devices. The feature will soon come to the other Android devices in the ecosystem.
The report further states that the people who are registered and can't see the option will have to go to Digital Wellbeing in their Android phones and it will be displayed under Apps in Settings. If not still then the users might have to try clearing cache then force-stopping the app and reopening it. It will let you enable the 'Heads Up' feature manually.