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TechnologyGoogle fixes Android Q beta bootloop issue, resumes updates

11:50  12 june  2019
11:50  12 june  2019 Source:   theverge.com

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Google is rolling out a slightly updated version of Beta 4 that shouldn't include the issues experienced last time. We first noticed the bootlooping issue when a number of commenters in our Q Beta 4 Following these reports, the Android team has paused the OTA rollout of the Android Q Beta 4 to

Android Q Beta 4 came out earlier today, and though there don't seem to be as many new things as We first noticed the bootlooping issue when a number of commenters in our Q Beta 4 [ Update : Toggle coming in Q Beta 5] Android started heavily throttling Wi-Fi scanning in Pie, Google confirms

Google fixes Android Q beta bootloop issue, resumes updates© Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge

Google has re-released Android Q’s fourth beta after fixing an issue that caused some Pixel devices to “bootloop,” meaning they were trapped in a constant reset state. The issue arose after some Pixel users tried to install the beta Over-The-Air. Writing on Twitter, Google said that all devices enrolled in the beta will now receive the new Beta 4 update, and that it has updated the downloadable images for developers.

The incident is a good reminder to never install beta software on any hardware that you rely on as your primary device, no matter how tempting its shiny new features might be. That said, outside of this incident Google’s Android updates tend to be quite reliable. With Android Nougat the company introduced a new “A/B (Seamless) System Updates” method to allow a device to roll back to a previous version when encountering problems with an update — it’s unclear why the fallback didn’t catch the problem on this occasion.

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Google has updated a post on Reddit to say that it is pausing the rollout of the latest Beta while it looks into these issues . 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 .

Google rolled out Android Q Beta 4 yesterday. The latest version of the OS came with several new features, such as the return of the rotation lock, improved notification swiping and more. However, some users are unable to use these new features because they are facing a bootlooping issue with their

Android Q Beta 4 is a fairly minor update in the grand scheme of things. As well as tweaking the software’s new dark mode theme and fixing various bugs, the update included a new settings menu item that hints at native facial recognition coming to Android.

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