TechnologyGoogle has temporarily paused Android Q beta updates after some Pixels bootlooped
Android system updates might soon be found right in the Play Store
An upcoming modification to the Android operating system could make the system software updates native to the Play Store, according to the site 9to5Google.
On Wednesday, Googlefor Android Q, which was made available via OTA updates for Pixels and might have . Unfortunately, some Pixel users who downloaded and installed the Over-The-Air update have run into problems: going into a constant reset state.
Asnotes, Google has to say that it is pausing the rollout of the latest Beta while it looks into these issues. Google writes:
We’re aware of an issue with Android Q Beta 4 related to installing updates. We’ve temporarily paused Beta 4 OTA updates to all Pixel devices as we investigate the issue. We apologize for any inconvenience, and will provide an update once the issue is resolved.
Google updates Android Auto design with new default dark mode
A bunch of little changes that should make Android Auto easier to use.
This is a black eye for what has otherwise been a fairly reliable program for Google over the years. It’s especially ironic because Google has been working to change the way Android installs updates work. There is a method called “” When a new OS update comes in, it’s installed in a separate partition. When the phone resets, it checks out the new update and if it’s fine, it switches over. If it’s not, Android should be able to just revert back to the known good version of the OS. For whatever reason, that safety net failed for this beta update.
If you’re on the beta and haven’t installed the update yet, you should definitely hold off if it appears on your phone. If you’re one of the unlucky ones,to recover your phone (but it might involve a factory reset, sorry).
Google Fit now tracks your sleep patterns.
The fitness app now tracks sleep patterns from apps that share their data, giving you better sense of whether or not you need more shut-eye.