Google Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro have obtained a repair for a ghost calling bug that got here into discover earlier this month. The subject was inflicting Google Assistant to make random cellphone calls on the brand new Pixel telephones. Google has fastened the bug on Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro by issuing an replace to the preloaded Google app. The new replace comes simply days after Google added heart-rate monitoring to the Pixel 6 sequence by way of the Google Fit app.
A Pixel Community Manager has confirmed the fix for the ghost calling bug. It has been rolled out by way of the newest Google app (model 12.43.18 and later) that’s (*6*) by way of Google Play. You can even get the up to date Google app by sideloading its APK file that’s obtainable by way of APKMirror.
The ghost calling bug started to impact some Google Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro 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 explanation for making ghost calls — resulting from mishearing sounds that set off the hotword ‘Hey Google’ adopted by the command to make calls to cellphone contacts.
Some of the affected customers famous that the problem might be manually fastened by disabling the ‘Assistant responses on lock display screen’ characteristic. That, although, makes Google Assistant unresponsive except the cellphone is unlocked.
Last week, Google started rolling out heart rate and respiratory tracking features by way of the Google Fit app. Both these options are already obtainable on the Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a.
The Google Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro are additionally affected by fingerprint scanner issues which are but to be addressed by Google. In some instances, the brand new Pixel fashions seem to unlock the screen even using unregistered fingerprints. The fingerprint scanner additionally appears to be inflicting irregular delay in unlocking the gadgets.