Google kills the My Case program with the launch of Pixel 3a


At I / O 2019, Google announced Nest Hub Max for this summer and launched Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL. However, the great hardware presented coincides with Google which kills My Case for Pixel 3.

The custom case program dates back to the Nexus 6, Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P before arriving at the original Pixel XL in 2016. The first editions featured a programmable NFC button that worked with a complementary app to offer animated backgrounds.

For Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, NFC has been released for automatic pairing by accessing the Live Case app with the Google account used for the Google Store purchase. There was also a code inside the accessory that you could enter to get exclusive backgrounds.

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At the time, Google has also introduced a 50 "double layer protection" variant that has added a rubber "interior support" to the outer plastic layer where the design was printed. Meanwhile, the one-piece "Slim Protection" model has reached $ 40.

Google did not offer Live Cases for Pixel 3 and instead switched to My Cases last October. Users can upload a photo to the online web tool and adjust the measurement. Google also offered the Places variant that printed a map, plus works of art and popular prints.

My Case was available in the days before I / O 2019, but the launch of Pixel 3a saw the entire custom program removed from the Google Store. An official help page for Pixel Phone confirmation that "My live cases and cases are no longer sold by Google".

The only houses produced by Google available today are the popular fabric variants for 3 and 3a. Probably, the covers of the materials have received broader consents, but Google kills My Case removes an official way to get a unique accessory for your Pixel 3.

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