Google says it is aware of the problem with Google Assistant randomly calling contacts on the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro. Meanwhile, there solutions To fix the problem at the expense of some functionality.
The problem seems to be an unfortunate combination of two problems: Google Assistant is activated without pressing a button or important words before, followed by silence or some other command that for unknown reasons is interpreted as a command to call a contact, often according to users called Begins with the letter J.
One option for affected users is to disable Google Assistant activation if the smartphone is locked until Google comes up with a fix. This way, unintended calls will only happen when the phone is unlocked and is supposed to be in the user’s hand.
Google’s response is Addressed to 9To5Google. He also made a video showing part of the problem. Google says it’s working on an “immediate solution,” but doesn’t specify a specific timeframe for when it should be available.
The Google Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro have been available in multiple countries since October 28, including the US, UK, France and Germany. Although the Netherlands and Belgium have not officially received the phone yet, availability in neighboring countries makes import possible. Tweakers are also coming soon with a Pixel 6 and 6 Pro review.
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