Google Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Professional have obtained a repair for a ghost calling bug that got here into discover earlier this month. The difficulty was inflicting Google Assistant to make random telephone calls on the brand new Pixel telephones. Google has fastened the bug on Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Professional by issuing an replace to the preloaded Google app. The brand new replace comes simply days after Google added heart-rate monitoring to the Pixel 6 sequence by way of the Google Match app.
A Pixel Group Supervisor has confirmed the repair for the ghost calling bug. It has been rolled out by way of the most recent Google app (model 12.43.18 and later) that’s out there for obtain by way of Google Play. You may as well get the up to date Google app by sideloading its APK file that’s out there by way of APKMirror.
The ghost calling bug began to impression some Google Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Professional customers shortly after the launch of the brand new telephones. Some customers reported incidents of random calls to their contacts even when their Pixel telephones weren’t in use. Google Assistant was discovered to be the rationale for making ghost calls — on account of mishearing sounds that set off the hotword ‘Hey Google’ adopted by the command to make calls to telephone contacts.
Among the affected customers famous that the difficulty could possibly be manually fastened by disabling the ‘Assistant responses on lock display screen’ characteristic. That, although, makes Google Assistant unresponsive except the telephone is unlocked.
Final week, Google began rolling out coronary heart price and respiratory monitoring options by way of the Google Match app. Each these options are already out there on the Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a.
The Google Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Professional are additionally affected by fingerprint scanner points which can be but to be addressed by Google. In some circumstances, the brand new Pixel fashions seem to unlock the display screen even utilizing unregistered fingerprints. The fingerprint scanner additionally appears to be inflicting irregular delay in unlocking the units.