Google Pixel 6 and 6 Pro latest update fixes weak haptic feedback for notifications

Recent updates to Google’s Pixel software haven’t always landed smoothly. Late last year, for example, the company was forced to launch an OTA after reports that the software caused the Pixel 6 and 6 Pro to stop receiving calls. More recently, it introduced an issue that caused the company’s latest phones to give much weaker notifications when you received a notification. Many Pixel 6 and 6 Pro owners after Google released the update noted that no matter what they set their phone’s haptic feedback to, they would miss calls and emails because they couldn’t feel their device vibrate.

On Monday, Google the May Pixel software update. It includes a solution for the vibration problem. “Improvements for haptic feedback under certain conditions and use cases,” the company writes in its . The update resolves two other issues that affect all recent Pixels devices. The first involves a bug that caused those phones to wake up their screens without any input. The second resolves an issue that could crash the pixel launcher after you restart your device. The update also includes Google’s.

According to Google, it will roll out the May 2022 update to all eligible Pixel devices in the coming weeks. If you feel adventurous, you can try installing the software on your phone by downloading it manually. Just keep in mind that upgrading a device always carries some degree of risk.

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