Google Says Few Pixel 6 Owners Suffer From WiFi Issue—Fix Included in March Software Update – Tech Times

February 23, 2022 by No Comments

Google claims only a few Pixel 6 owners experience the annoying WiFi connectivity issue, as well as the BlueTooth bug. 

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“After some investigation, we identified the root cause and determined that it impacts a very small number of devices,” said Google. 

The tech giant manufacturer added that its team is already working on a fix. However, Pixel 6 users still need to wait until the March software update arrives since the solution is bundled with it. 

Google Pixel 6 Owners Experience Connectivity Issue

According to The Verge’s latest report, Google Pixel 6 owners shared their frustrations regarding the latest WiFi and Bluetooth connectivity bugs through the Reddit Community group, r/Google Pixel. 

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One of them said that his Pixel 6’s WiFi continuously shuts off. He added that the connectivity issue still happens even when the device is in sleep mode. 

The Google user further shared that he needs to manually enable his WiFi and select the network since it doesn’t connect automatically. 

But, he claimed that the issue was fixed after using Beta  3 of 12 L for 10 days, claiming that he experienced no WiFi issue after that. 

However, this still doesn’t work for all Pixel 6 owners. 

Fixing WiFi Issue on Android Device

Google’s official Support website explained that there are some signs you can check to see if your device has a bad connection. These include the following: 

  • You can’t load web pages in a browser.
  • Downloads don’t start, time out, or remain at 0%.
  • Google Play is stuck on “Loading…”

If you see these signs, then it’s time for you to troubleshoot your device’s internet connectivity. 

  • The first thing you need to do is restart your Google Pixel handset. 
  • If that doesn’t work, you can try switching from WiFi to mobile data or WiFi to airplane mode. Do this a couple more times and check if the WiFi is already working.  

In other news, Google Photos’ locked folder feature finally rolled out to non-Pixel Android devices. Meanwhile, the OnePlus 9 and the OnePlus 9 Pro 5G received the advanced Android 12 system version. 

For more news updates about Google Pixel 6 and other Android smartphones, always keep your tabs open here at TechTimes.  

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