At present is the primary Monday of the month, and that may solely imply one factor: an Android replace from Google. Proper on time, the corporate has issued the April replace for the Pixel smartphones it nonetheless helps, and for the primary time the newest Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Professional are literally getting a month-to-month replace concurrently the opposite handsets. No extra delays for the latest Pixels.
Hopefully it is a good signal, which implies there may also be much less bugs within the software program releases for the 6 and 6 Professional, however that is still to be seen. For now what’s clear is that this April replace fixes a ton of excessive threat safety vulnerabilities, and so it’s best to set up it as quickly because it pops up in your cellphone. That, nevertheless, might take days (and even weeks), since that is Google and Google likes to stage its rollouts to an excessive diploma.
Except for the safety fixes, the replace additionally packs another enhancements for Pixels. Wi-fi charging efficiency “with sure equipment” (unnamed) must be higher, whereas the entrance digicam preview will not seem zoomed in “in sure apps”, and a inexperienced display screen that often appeared within the digicam preview is gone too. These solely apply to the Pixel 6 and 6 Professional.
The remainder of the enhancements are for all Pixels which can be nonetheless supported. Here is what was fastened: a crash in System UI whereas utilizing apps in Image-in-Image mode; a problem inflicting an error message to show when setting a stay wallpaper; a problem inflicting the notification shade and Fast Settings to seem invisible after altering the wallpaper; a problem often inflicting animations to show incorrectly when canceling a search within the app drawer; a problem typically stopping navigation within the overview display screen whereas TalkBack is energetic; and a problem that will at occasions forestall the recents button from exhibiting the overview when utilizing three-button navigation with third-party launchers.
The brand new construct quantity is recognized as SP2A.220405.004 for the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Professional, and SP2A.220405.003 for all the opposite units.