New updates are being added at the bottom of this story…….

Original story (published on May 19, 2021) follows:

Google showed off its plans for Android 12 at its I/O event a few hours ago and soon after dropped the Android 12 Beta 1 update for the public.

As expected, there’s a lot to unpack in the Android 12 beta 1 update, however, Google is yet to release its Material You design that has caught everyone’s attention.

But of course, a major new update also means a host of new bugs and issues that will need to be fixed with subsequent updates.


Google Pixel 4a

So in this article, we’ll keep tabs on all the bugs and issues that pop up on Google Pixel phones running on Android 12.

Given the fact that Android 12 is only in its beta stages, it won’t be surprising if you run into issues every now and then.

Hopefully, Google will iron out these problems over the course of the beta program that is expected to end in August, if all things go according to plan.


Android 12 timeline

That said, it won’t be surprising to see some bugs and issues slip past the beta testing phase and make an appearance with the stable release.

So we’ll keep track of all these developments in one place to make it easier for you to know whether or not certain bugs and issues on Google Pixel phones running on Android 12 are widespread or not.

Update 1 (May 24)

IST 01:50 pm: As per recent reports from Google’s IssueTacker, users are experiencing a couple of issues on the Android 12 beta 1 update where the Pixel Live Wallpaper is crashing and the QS battery estimates are appearing off-screen. Full coverage here.

Update 2 (May 31)

IST 07:04 pm: It seems that users of the Android 12 beta 1 update are facing an issue where Gmail and other apps are crashing after a few seconds. However, there is a simple workaround to fix the same. More on that here.

Update 3 (June 04)

IST 11:36 am: Google Pixel device owners who use the app are advised to hold off from updating their units to Android 12 beta 1 build as the app simply doesn’t work, at least for now. Learn more about that here.

    NOTE: This issue/bug tracker will be updated continuously with the status of known bugs and issues.
Android 12 update-related bugs/issues/problems reported so far and their status
Channel Device Description of problem Status
Beta All Pixels Double-tap on back gesture not working for some Unacknowledged
Beta All Pixels Multitasking functionality not working Unacknowledged
Beta All Pixels Brightness defaults to 0% after reboot Unacknowledged
Beta All Pixels Silent and vibrate status bar icons missing Unacknowledged
Beta All Pixels Twitter crashes when uploading a picture Possible workaround
Channel Device Description of problem Status
Beta All Pixels Touch not working in some apps Acknowledged
Beta All Pixels Audio issues with YouTube Music on Android Auto Acknowledged
Beta All Pixels Blurry text in Google Maps on Android Auto Acknowledged
Beta All Pixels Issues while selecting destination in Waze Acknowledged
Beta All Pixels Google Home app not working Acknowledged
Channel Device Description of problem Status
Beta All Pixels Hotplugging the HDMI cable might cause video playback to fail on some display sinks. Acknowledged
Beta All Pixels Empty placeholders in TV Settings Acknowledged
Beta Pixel 4a, 5 Settings > Accounts crashes Acknowledged
Beta All Pixels Pixel Live Wallpaper crashing Escalated
Beta All Pixels QS battery estimates appearing off-screen Escalated
Channel Device Description of problem Status
Beta All Pixels Gmail and other apps crashing after a few seconds Workaround Beta All Pixels app not working Acknowledged

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