Android 14 Beta 3.1 Fixes the Fingerprint Sensor of Pixel 6

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Released back in October 2021, the Pixel 6 device remains one of the best smartphones built by Google that money can buy. The product stands out for powerful specs such as the Google Tensor processor, the main 50MP main camera sensor, the AMOLED display that also supports HDR10+, and so on.

Despite coming equipped with Android 12 out of the box, the Pixel 6 smartphone can now be upgraded to Android 14. As it was expected, Google’s new Android 14 also brings fixes for some of the flaws that Pixel users have run into.

Google fixes the fingerprint issue in Android 14 Beta

Just a few days ago, Google released the third beta version of the Android 14 OS, introducing new features and improvements for the users. However, people started to complain about a fingerprint scanner bug that exists on specific Pixel phones, including Pixel 6. Google has now addressed the issue by releasing a minor update to fix the problem, as NextPit has discovered from an official source.

The new update is known as Android 14 Beta 3.1, and it specifically targets the faulty fingerprint scanner that exists on the Pixel 6, Pixel 6 Pro, and Pixel 6a phones. The fix is compatible with Pixel devices enrolled in the Android 14 Beta program and will be rolled out via Over-The-Air (OTA) updates. In other words, it’s crucial to keep your Pixel phone connected to your WiFi network!

The new Android 14 Beta 3 update also solves compatibility issues that were causing mapping SDKs to crash in certain scenarios. In this way, users will get to benefit from a more stable experience for dependent applications.

The final version of Android 14 is expected to be released at some point in August or September.

A few days ago, we also shared the news about the Android 14 update coming to eleven Oppo devices. Feel free to check out that article as well!

Cristian Antonescu
Cristian is in love with technology, as are many of us. He has a vast experience as a content writer in the field. He's involved especially in the hardware area, where he covers the latest news regarding smartphones, laptops, PC components, and so on.