Google fixes overheating and fast battery drain issue on

Google fixes overheating and fast battery drain issue on Pixel 6 and 7

Some Google Pixel 7 and Pixel 6 series devices are experiencing battery and overheating issues after installing the May 2023 security patch. informed 9to5Google. Google released a patch today that fixes these issues. The update is deployed server-side and requires no user intervention.

    Image source: pixabay

Image source: pixabay

The issue was reported in the Pixel thread by Reddit users, most of whom were using current and previous generation Pixel phones. The culprit appeared to be a Google app that was showing unusually high background usage in the battery stats. Attempts to reset or reset were unsuccessful. The company also cited the Google app as the root cause of the issue due to the change to the app’s backend. The released patch fixes this shortcoming.

A recent change to the backend of the Google app has unintentionally caused battery drain on some Android devices, — said the representative of Google. — We released a fix shortly after becoming aware of the issue. Affected users should find their devices behaving normally again immediately. This fix does not require an app update“. Google’s wording gives the impression that this problem affects all Android devices, not just Pixel devices. However, there have been no similar complaints from smartphone users from other companies.

The Google Pixel series devices are well established and offer plenty of Android experience for many fans. However, similar software problems have cropped up on Pixel devices over the years, damaging their overall reputation. These include burn-in on the Pixel 2 XL, microphone and call quality issues on the Pixel 3, power issues on the Pixel 4 XL, and overheating issues on the Pixel 5A.


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