There are some issues when it comes to the Smart Lock Trusted Places feature on your Android device. These include having to re-add locations after a certain amount of time has passed, but it seems Google has started looking into the issue.
Sony has mentioned that their Xperia X Concept will get Android 7.1.2 this week. The release comes with stability improvements and bug fixes, including alerts about your battery usage and Bluetooth connectivity improvements.
The upgrade to Android 7.1.2 hasn't gone so smoothly for some Pixel and Nexus owners. Those with the Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Pixel, and Pixel XL are reporting that the fingerprint sensor is no longer working after the update. It seems to be a partial glitch, though, as the sensor still does allow...
Google is rolling out the Android 7.1.2 Nougat update to a number of Nexus and Pixel owners, but it seems there is a bug. A number of people are now reporting that the fingerprint scanner is no longer working after the device has been updated.
If you own the Nexus 6P and are in the Android Beta Program then you can look forward to a new OTA update being pushed to your device. Details about the update are unknown at this time, but it does clock in at 25.4MB and comes with the build number N2G47H.
When Google updated the platform tools on March 16th that includes ADB and Fastboot tools, it looks like the broke it from flashing large files. Many people trying to sideload Android 7.1.2 are coming across an issue and have been instructed to downgrade their version of ADB to fix the issue for...
Having an application using more battery life than it should can always lead to a bad day and Android 7.1.2 tries to at least inform you of the applications that are causing issues. With the new beta update, diving into the settings application and going into the battery section will reveal a...
Supported devices are getting an early beta of Android 7.1.2 right now and this includes some new features for many devices. The Pixel C update adds the Pixel Launcher, pixel-style navigation buttons, and a new overview UI.
Google released their first public beta of Android 7.1.2 to supported devices back in January, and now they're ready to test the second beta for it. We're being told by the Nexus Community Manager that it will be rolling out to the Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel C, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P and Nexus Player soon.
Some Nexus 6P are now getting to test out the latest version of Android but right now there isn't a changelog. Some were hoping this update would include fingerprint gesture support, but that doesn't seem to be the case here.
When Google launched the Pixel and Pixel XL, many complained that the Nexus 5X and the Nexus 6P didn't have the same fingerprint gesture support. However, with the Android 7.1.2 OTA update, it seems Google has added this gesture to the Nexus 5X.
If you have a device Google is testing on with its 7.1.2 open beta, then an OTA update may be headed your way. We're seeing people with enrolled devices receive an OTA notification for the new update right now.
This week we saw Google release the Android 7.1.2 public beta for a number of Pixel and Nexus device. If you aren't willing to wait until the OTA update though, you can download the factory images directly from Google for the Pixel C, Pixel, Pixel XL and Nexus Player.
Google previously announced they would be doing quarterly MR updates for Nougat and now they're beta testing the first one. You can enroll your supported device via the Android Beta Program, and it is made available for the Pixel, Pixel XL, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Nexus Player, and Pixel C.