Pixel 7 November 2022 update fixes green display flicker, Photos app crash & more

The Search Engine Tech Giant is rolling out a November 2022 update to its Pixel devices. Google announced its new Pixel series, i.e., the Pixel 7 series, on October 6. Since then, the devices have not received any updates or bug improvements, irrespective of various bugs faced by the users. Pixel 6 was announced last year and was the most cursed one regarding meeting bugs and vulnerabilities. However, the company is renowned for fixing bugs and problems when something gets reported from the users. Google emphasizes fixing bugs and providing updates as soon as possible.

The November 2022 update also has bug fixes for devices like Pixel 7, Pixel 6A, and Pixel 6.

Whether your Pixel device will receive the November 2022 update? 

Some selected numbers of devices will be eligible for the November 2022 update. Check from the given list below whether your device will get or not:

  • Google Pixel 4a.
  • Google Pixel 4a 5G.
  • Google Pixel 5.
  • Google Pixel 6.
  • Google Pixel 6 Pro.
  • Google Pixel 6a.
  • Google Pixel 7.
  • Google Pixel 7 Pro.

Earlier, there was news of issues like rapid battery drain. The problem was specific applications installed on the device, leading to rapid battery consumption. The case was exclusive and implied towards the Pixel 6 series, including Pixel 6, Pixel 6 Pro, and Pixel 6a. A Reddit user facing the problem said, “Anyone still having Pixel 6 battery drain issues after the September update?” Likewise, the issue is severe, and many consumers are facing the same. The November 2022 update is expected to fix the problem with battery consumption.

The recent green screen flickering issue on the Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro will likely also be resolved with the update. The update will also patch up the matter of the Photos application crashing at certain times when using some set of editing features. The update will also optimize some screen power consumptions for better thermal controls. The update is also expected to fix the scrolling issue faced by some Pixel 7 users, and it was fixed with the update when tried to update to the November 2022 update.

What’s new with the November 2022 update? 

The November 2022 update includes some bug fixes and improvements for Pixel users; the changelog is listed below:

  1. Battery and Charging: Fix for issue causing increased power consumption while certain apps are installed
  2. Display and Graphics: Fix issues occasionally, causing green display flicker in certain conditions—optimizations for display power consumption to improve thermal performance in certain situations.
  3. System: Fix the issue occasionally, causing the Photos app to crash when using certain editing features.
  4. Device Applicability: Fixes are available for all supported Pixel devices unless indicated below. They are included on the Pixel 6 series, including Pixel 6, Pixel 6 Pro & Pixel 6a, and on the Pixel 7 series, including Pixel 7 & Pixel 7 Pro.
  5. Scrolling: While the Pixel 7 users were facing the scrolling issue with their Devi, the update is expected to patch up the same, too.

The update is reaching you in a phased rollout manner. So watch updates, as they can appear anytime on your device.

How do I update the arrived firmware? 

  • Go to the Settings application.
  • Go to System.
  • Go to the System Update.
  • Check for updates by tapping on it.

Besides the November 2022 update, Search Engine Tech Giant plans a massive update for December. December 2022 is expected to bring out some fantastic features, bug improvements, and enhancements to the Operating System.

Have you received the November 2022 update? Has it fixed some of the reported issues? Let us know in the comments section below. Watch for future news about the related tech happenings in the realm. Always be connected with DealNTech to stay updated.

Ansari, a tech writer at DealNTech, is a tech enthusiast who is always up-to-date on the latest mobile news. He writes articles about mobile news and guides for DealNTech. In his free time, he enjoys playing mobile games and testing apps. Email: [email protected]. Follow him on Linkedin

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