More Google Pixel 2 Problems: Google Assistant Not Working With Bluetooth Headphones

Google Pixel 2 now facing mic failure, Pixel 2 XL suffers screen flashing

Together with its bigger sibling, the Pixel 2 XL, these next-gen Pixel phones have been the subject of numerous discussions and reviews. This one bears a relation to Bluetooth, one of the Google Pixel's old nemeses, but it's an issue that's unlikely to disrupt too many users. Then Google Assistant won't work. Owners of both the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL handset are already being recruited to join a class action suit against Google, HTC and LG because of issues with the display on both phones. To avoid problems, users are advised to lower the brightness of the display manually. Earlier on several Pixel 2 XL devices were reported to be suffering from screen burn-in issues and now it looks like another issue has cropped up regarding the microphone of the Pixel 2 XL device. However, it seems quite freaky that a problem in a premium flagship such as the Pixel 2 needs to be resolved by actions such as blowing in the microphone. Users in the thread said that updating to the Android 8.1.0 developer beta did not solve the problem.

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For some Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL users, the microphone malfunction issue can be fixed by blowing up in the speaker which may sound old school but until Google responds, this may be the best bet.

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What do you think of the Pixel 2's problems? Apparently, there is a fix that might bring the microphone back to work.

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Google has acknowledged the issue and is offering RMAs (refunds or replacements) to customers facing the problem, 9to5Google reports. "If a bluetooth device is connected, the Assistant (regardless as to how it is launched, if I am in lock screen or anywhere else) will not hear any audio from either phone or bluetooth headset". Unfortunately, no software update can stop the degradation of screen coating.

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