Jimmy Westenberg / Android Authority
- Some Pixel 6 sequence house owners 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 have been asleep.
Google’s Pixel 6 telephones are arguably one of the best units 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 will apparently add one other glitch to the record.
A reddit thread (h/t: Twitter consumer @erivaldoff) has detailed a Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Professional bug that sees the telephones by chance calling random contacts. The thread options quite a lot of individuals complaining in regards to the glitch, with many noting that their cellphone was left alone or of their pocket when the decision occurred.
The wrongdoer appears to be Google Assistant, which is seemingly registering cellphone name instructions. However some Redditors famous that the calling bug occurred whereas they have been sleeping or whereas their surroundings was fully quiet. So it doesn’t look like Assistant might’ve merely misinterpreted background noise or a dialog.
Customers on Google’s Pixel Group discussion board have additionally reported the difficulty, saying the butt dials occurred whereas the cellphone 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 stated cellphone quantity as a workaround. Some Redditors additionally stated that they’ve disabled Assistant’s lock display performance to deal with 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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