Woes for Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL house owners appear limitless, as a number of customers have posted on the Pixel Person Group discussion board about defective headphone adapters that Google has bundled with each the smartphones.
The Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, each, wouldn’t have a three.5mm headphone jack and Google has bundled a USB Sort-C to three.5mm adapter to assist customers join their ‘legacy’ headphones. However, the transfer appears to have confirmed ineffective as quite a few customers are reportedly experiencing audio points with the adapter.
A person with the username ‘Travia336’ began a thread on the Pixel forum, again in October, highlighting this challenge and feedback crammed it quickly sufficient with customers complaining in regards to the challenge even after two months of the unique submit.
Some customers within the thread have reportedly obtained useful adapter replacements from Google whereas some are nonetheless ready for a repair to this uncommon challenge. Few of the discussion board customers have additionally supplied options, one among which entails plugging the adapter into the telephone first, then attaching the headphones. Replies to this resolution, nonetheless, show that it doesn’t appear to work for many Pixel 2 house owners within the thread.
One discussion board person, with username Nathan Okay, additionally urged troubleshooting the adapter by placing the Pixel 2 in Protected Mode. The person claims that there are some apps that may hijack the audio routing in Android and might trigger bizarre behaviour.
Rebooting the telephone, or slightly harshly, performing a manufacturing facility reset appears to be an answer that almost all of the customers on the thread discovered to be efficient. Latest feedback talked in regards to the challenge getting mounted with Android eight.1 Oreo, though it nonetheless remained a problem as newer customers preserve updating the thread with points of their Pixel 2.
The Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL have had their justifiable share of and software program points ever since launch. From the screen burn-in issue to a clicking sound in the display and audio crashing in portrait mode, the discharge of the Pixel 2 duo has been stuffed with controversies associated to high quality points. Reviews of Pixel 2 XL items shipping without an Android operating system and the Pixel 2 not detecting voice enter over Bluetooth are a number of the software program points that Google has needed to face.
The worth of the USB Sort-C to three.5mm headphone adapter was additionally slashed to $9 (roughly Rs. 580), in October, after uproar associated to its authentic pricing of $20 (roughly Rs. 1,280).