Android 12 users report app crashes, battery drain, and other issues
While the Pixel 6 series launched with Android 12 out of the box, older devices received the update immediately. Samsung has also started rolling out Android 12 for the Galaxy S21 series in some regions.
Some of the new features that Android 12 brings include the new Material You design, an improved notification panel, new widgets, a privacy dashboard, and more.
Here are all the issues that Android 12 users face:
The app crashes and the battery drains
One of the most common issues faced by Android 12 users includes app crashes. Several users reported that apps crash randomly on their devices after the Android 12 update. User also added that the battery drains very quickly.
Another common issue that has been reported is face unlocking. Several users have claimed that Face Unlock has stopped working on their device and they repeatedly receive the same notification: âClean the top of the screen, especially the black bar. ”
Despite repeatedly cleaning the screen and even restarting the device, the face unlock issue persists.
Android Auto users reported that after updating Android Auto no longer shows when the device is plugged in.
Users have tried to troubleshoot by removing other bluetooth connections, using different cables and ports, however, the device is not recognized.
In addition to battery drain due to app crashes, some users have also reported that their battery is draining even when not using the device.
âMy Pixel 5 has a high base consumption of even over 10% per hour with the screen off and not in use, which was not the case before the update,â one user said. âI tried several times to restart the phone but nothing changes. I haven’t installed any new apps or changed any other settings, âthe user added.
A Twitter user said he was experiencing touch issues after updating the device to Android 12. âAndroid 12 is destroying my Pixel 4a. The touch is wobbly and the animations are slow. Also, a weird thing where I can’t touch the date anymore to open my calendar, âthe user said in a
Some users reported that they received an update notification to Android 12 when they were already running the latest version of Android. When users go into settings and check for an update, they are notified that the device is up to date.
Apart from these issues, some users have also reported experiencing scrolling animation. Other issues may arise when other users start getting Android 12 update on their device.
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