Google rolls out June update for Pixel phones: Fixes 30 Bugs

Google has started rolling out the new June security update to the Pixel phones. Today’s release is special, as it is a combination of the June Pixel Feature Drop and a Quarterly Platform Release (QPR), introducing a range of new features, addressing over 30 bugs, and enhancing the overall user experience on Pixel devices. Continue reading to discover all the details about the Pixel June security update.

The tech giant has officially shared all details about the new update on the Pixel support forum. The latest software package has a size of approximately 456MB, slightly larger than the regular monthly security updates. Google said, “The rollout will continue over the next week in phases depending on carrier and device.”

Google is pushing the new June Pixel update to eligible devices with the following software version:

  • Pixel 4a: TQ3A.230605.011
  • Pixel 4a (5G): TQ3A.230605.011
  • Pixel 5: TQ3A.230605.011
  • Pixel 5a (5G): TQ3A.230605.011
  • Pixel 6: TQ3A.230605.010
  • Pixel 6 Pro: TQ3A.230605.010
  • Pixel 6a: TQ3A.230605.010
  • Pixel 7: TQ3A.230605.012
  • Pixel 7 Pro: TQ3A.230605.012
  • Pixel 7a: TQ3A.230605.012

The Pixel June Security update brings several changes, including fixes for audio-related issues, improvements in charging and battery usage, enhancements to Bluetooth connectivity, more stable camera performance, a bunch of issues related to user interface, and more.

Here are all fixes coming with the Pixel June update.

  • Audio
    • Fix for issue occasionally causing echo or audible feedback when using wired headphones (Pixel 4a, 4a 5G, 5a)
    • Fix for issue occasionally causing some voices to be suppressed in VOIP calls made using certain apps (Pixel 7, 7 Pro, 7a)
    • Fix for issue occasionally preventing call audio to transfer between phone and paired devices
  • Battery & Charging
    • General improvements for charging, battery usage or thermal performance in certain conditions
    • Improvements for battery usage while using the front camera in certain apps or conditions (Pixel 7, 7 Pro, 7a)
  • Bluetooth
    • General improvements for Bluetooth stability and performance in certain conditions
    • Improvements for connection stability with certain Bluetooth LE headsets or accessories
  • Camera
    • General improvements for camera stability and performance in certain conditions
  • Display & Graphics
    • Fix for issue causing display brightness level to adjust when switching between user profiles
  • Framework
    • Improvements for Work profile account syncing or connection between certain apps
  • Sensors
    • Fix for issue occasionally preventing NFC from triggering until device is restarted
  • System
    • General improvements for system stability and performance in certain conditions
  • Telephony
    • Fix for issue occasionally preventing eSIM from activating in certain conditions (Pixel 7, 7 Pro, 7a)
    • General improvements for network connection stability and performance in certain conditions
  • User Interface
    • Add option to disable animation for PIN entry on lockscreen
    • Fix for issue causing app titles to occasionally appear truncated or cut off in the app drawer
    • Fix for issue causing certain grouped notifications to appear rounded at the corners
    • Fix for issue causing tinting or shading over app drawer in certain conditions
    • Fix for issue occasionally causing device to become unresponsive after quickly locking and unlocking
    • Fix for issue occasionally causing keyboard to appear when navigating to home screen
    • Fix for issue occasionally causing lock screen notifications to overlap with lock icon
    • Fix for issue occasionally causing lock screen to display a charging status when device isn’t plugged into a charger
    • Fix for issue occasionally causing notifications area to appear hidden or blank in notification shade
    • Fix for issue occasionally causing notifications to overlay outside the bounds of the notification shade
    • Fix for issue occasionally causing volume controls pane to cut off at the bottom of the screen
    • Fix for issue occasionally causing wallpaper to disappear when opening or closing notification shade
    • Fix for issue occasionally preventing keyboard from displaying when notification shade is expanded
    • Fix for issue occasionally preventing mobile network icon from displaying in status bar
    • Fix for issue occasionally preventing Quick Settings buttons to respond to touch input
    • Fix for issue occasionally preventing Quick Settings from expanding when swiping down
    • Fix for issue occasionally preventing work profile account onboarding to begin during first setup
    • Fix for to improve lock screen touch sensitivity or response in certain conditions
  • Wi-Fi
    • General improvements for Wi-Fi network connection stability & performance in certain conditions (Pixel 7a)

At the moment, the update is rolling in a staged manner, you will receive the June 2023 update OTA notification once available on your device, you can tap on it and download the update or simply head over to the Settings > System > Advanced > System update and install the new software.

Additionally, you can manually install the June update on your Google Pixel phone by sideloading the update. The factory images and OTA files of the September update are already available. But make sure to take a backup before sideloading the new software.

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