Google starts rolling out the Pixel 6 and 6 Pro’s delayed December update

Google has started rolling out the latest update to the Pixel 6 and 6 Pro after a . As you may recall, the company “paused” the OTA rollout after there were reports that the software was causing calls to be dropped and disconnected. The problem was such that Google took the almost unprecedented step of removing the factory images associated with that update from its developer website.

In December, the company said the software would arrive sometime in “.” , moved that timeline forward to today, January 14. “The update will be available for all devices within the next week, but the exact timing may vary depending on your carrier and country,” the company said. Until then, some carriers have said they will start rolling out the software early next week. For example, Canadian airline Fido is targeting January 17 for the start of its launch.

Now that the update is out, it includes all the fixes Google had planned to release in December plus more than a dozen new ones. Among other tweaks, you’ll find a fix for an issue that caused the Pixel 6 and 6 Pro to drop connection to a Wi-Fi network in certain situations. Additionally, the update fixes a bug that had caused phones to drain their batteries faster than expected.

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