Android 12L replace has reportedly weakened Pixel 6 haptics for some customers
A sizzling potato: Google’s Android 12L function drop arrived after being delayed for a number of weeks. Besides a few new Pixel-exclusive additions and total OS refinements, the replace has apparently turned down the telephone’s haptic suggestions to such an extent that some customers have began lacking out on telephone notifications.
Over 70 points have been addressed by Google in its March 2022 Android function drop. Pixel 6/6 Pro customers additionally obtained Live Captions for calls and Night Sight mode in Snapchat. Meanwhile, common enhancements to the OS noticed the addition of a number of UI + usability tweaks, together with an app pairs function, optimizations for tablets and foldables, and a refined widget picker expertise.
Google additionally launched enhanced haptics as a part of this replace, permitting for elevated suggestions whereas utilizing the Pixel Launcher app drawer, scrolling via the Recents app menu, and dismissing apps. However, evidently in spreading haptics throughout extra components of the OS, Google has inadvertently turned down the vibrations a lot that some customers have began lacking their calls and notifications altogether.
The challenge, as reported by 9to5Google, noticed a number of Pixel 6/6 Pro customers take to the official Google discussion board and Reddit. Despite turning the vibration to most, one person mentioned they barely felt it whereas receiving notifications, whereas others remarked their Pixel’s haptics had weakened following the replace.
Google is but to answer this improvement, although a repair might be anticipated within the coming days or even weeks. Software rollout for the Pixel 6 line has been considerably much less spectacular than the telephones themselves, however given the absurd quantity of options and complexity on Android (or iOS), it is grow to be extra of a norm for updates to repair and break stuff.