Jimmy Westenberg / Android Authority
- Some Pixel 6 sequence homeowners are reporting that their telephones are randomly calling contacts.
- The bug appears to be associated to Google Assistant, though the glitch occurred whereas some customers had been asleep.
Google’s Pixel 6 telephones are arguably one of the best gadgets ever produced by the search large, that includes top-notch specs and aggressive worth tags. The telephones appear to have a few bugs at this level, and we are able to apparently add one other glitch to the listing.
A reddit thread (h/t: Twitter consumer @erivaldoff) has detailed a Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Professional bug that sees the telephones unintentionally calling random contacts. The thread options quite a lot of individuals complaining concerning the glitch, with many noting that their telephone was left alone or of their pocket when the decision occurred.
The perpetrator appears to be Google Assistant, which is seemingly registering telephone name instructions. However some Redditors famous that the calling bug occurred whereas they had been sleeping or whereas their atmosphere was utterly quiet. So it doesn’t seem to be Assistant may’ve merely misinterpreted background noise or a dialog.
Customers on Google’s Pixel Group discussion board have additionally reported the problem, saying the butt dials occurred whereas the telephone was of their pocket. A few customers on this discussion board additionally famous that the telephones would dial the identical contact relatively than a random contact every time, forcing them to delete mentioned telephone quantity as a workaround. Some Redditors additionally mentioned that they’ve disabled Assistant’s lock display screen performance to handle the bug.
We’ve contacted Google’s representatives to search out out extra about this concern and if the corporate is engaged on a repair. We’ll replace the article if/when the corporate will get again to us.
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