The search giant has boosted the Pixel Launcher on the Pixel 2 phones with one of the great useful feature “At A Glance” widget. This feature specially designed to share weather updates, calendar and event alerts, as well as traffic and flight updates.
A few users reported that only Pixel 2 calendar widget is not working. When they set meeting events in the calendar widget, the device doesn’t show any prompt on the home screen widget. Well, other users claim that the weather widget is not showing the updated weather condition. Hence, Here are the solutions that you can try to fix Pixel 2 at a glance widget not working issue. Let’s try them now!
How to Fix “At A Glance Widget Not Working” Issue on Pixel 2
Solution #1: Check Weather Update Location
For check the latest Weather forecast in your area, your device uses your current location. So, if your Pixel 2 weather widget is not showing the current weather report, then you will need to make sure that you have enabled the weather update for your location. For clarifying that, check out below steps:
Step #1. Launch the Google App on your Pixel device.
Step #2. Tap on either three-dots at the top right corner or sandwich icon at the bottom right corner of the app.
Step #3. Next, tap “Customize.”
Step #4. Now scroll down to the weather section and tap “View all settings.”
Step #5. Here you can check whether “weather updates for your location” is turned on or off. If it is on, then switch the toggle to enable it.
Solution #2: Clear Pixel Launcher Caches and Data
Well, at a glance is the newest feature of the Pixel launcher on Pixel 2 device. So, there are the possibilities that the widget gets a freeze or stop working when it congregated a lot of caches files on your device storage. So, after some period your Pixel 2’s at a glance stop working, then try to clear Pixel Launcher caches and data.
Step #1. Go to Settings on your Pixel device.
Step #2. Tap on Apps.
Step #3. Tap on three dots at the top right corner of the screen and select System Apps.
Step #4. Scroll to the Pixel Launcher and tap on it.
Step #5. Now tap on Storage and Clear Caches and Data.
Solution #3: Clear Google App, Calendar app, Google Maps, and Gmail app caches and data
Your device also use pre-loaded Google App, Calendar, Google Maps, and your Gmail app to give the current traffic update, weather update, event update, and give you the detail of upcoming flight. Therefore, try to clear caches and data from these apps. Just go to the Settings → Apps→ System Apps and select respective app one-by-one and clear caches and data.
Solution #4: Turn ON/OFF Weather update and Reset phone
Once you tried all three methods and somehow they didn’t work, then here is another suggestion from one Redditor to turn off/on weather update and reset for two times. Here’s how to do it properly.
Step #1. Open Google App and go to the Customize feed setting.
Step #2. Select “view all setting” under Weather and turn off Weather updates for your location.
Step #3. Now, hold the power button and reset your phone.
Step #4. Once it has done, again go the weather setting and turn on Weather updates for your location.
Step #5. Now again reset your phone and refresh the Google Now Feed.
Now you will see the weather update on the main screen at a glance on your Pixel 2 device.
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After following all our solutions, if by hook or by crook you could not be able to fix the Pixel 2 at a glance widget not working problem, then you can try to factory reset your device or contact to the Google support team. Well, we hope you tried all solution carefully, and it worked. If so, then do forget to give us your feedback in comments or on Facebook, Twitter, and Google Plus.