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Google still hasn't fixed Pixel XL's overcharging problem

1 month ago   |   By Android Community

Ever since Google updated their original Pixel XL to Android 8.1 Oreo last January, users have encountered a bug that may prove to be dangerous to the user and the device. And while users have reported it and it's already been included in the issues tracker, it seems that there hasn't been any patch or...
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Android 8.1 causes a possibly dangerous overcharging bug w/ original Google Pixel XL

Android 8.1 causes a possibly dangerous overcharging bug w/ original Google Pixel XL

1 month ago   |   By 9to5Google

While Google's Pixel 2 family currently has the spotlight, last year's original Pixel devices aren't out for the count just yet. Both devices have held up very well over time , but a new bug threatens some users...
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Google Pixel XL may overcharge due to an Android 8.1 bug

Google Pixel XL may overcharge due to an Android 8.1 bug

1 month ago   |   By Phone Arena

If a phone has been on the market for almost two years, it doesn't necessarily mean that all bugs have been eliminated or that it won't ever get new ones. The best example for that has to be the Google Pixel XL, which has been plagued by issues ever since its inception in late 2016. After it got the Android 8.1 update, some users on Reddit have reported their Pixel XL was overcharging, taking more power than it normally should.
The bug occurs when charging the Pixel XL with the supplied charging cable. Reportedly, the smartphone sometimes will pull 25W , instead of the ...
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