Since Google released the final version of Android 14 a month ago, we have been receiving different updates through the Beta channel and the latest of them is Android 14 QPR1 Beta 2.2, a new update that focuses mainly on fixing bugs in this new version of Android on compatible devices.
Thus, the Mountain View company has announced the arrival of this update through a post on the Android developers blog, which details the complete list of bugs solved with this version and the list of terminals eligible for it.
Android 14 QPR1 Beta 2.2 arrives on Google Pixel to fix about thirty bugs
Over the past few weeks, Google has introduced a total of 35 bug fixes in Android 14 included in this update, which we list below:
- Fixed an issue that sometimes prevented devices from receiving calls.
- Fixed an issue where tapping or holding a Quick Settings tile would sometimes fail to launch the corresponding app or settings menu.
- Fixed an issue that sometimes caused the Settings app to crash when checking for system software updates.
- Fixed an issue that prevented Device Mirroring from working properly with Pixel Fold devices.
- Fixed an issue that sometimes prevented system settings for overrides per large-screen user application from loading.
- Fixed an issue that sometimes caused Camera HAL to apply the wrong setting profile when an application requested a certain camera mode.
- Fixed an issue that sometimes caused the system UI or device to crash if the accessibility magnification mode was activated quickly.
- Fixed an issue that sometimes caused the package installer to fail due to a null pointer exception.
- Fixed an issue that interfered with Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity until the device was rebooted.
- Fixed issues with facial unlock reliability.
- Fixed an issue that sometimes caused the device unlock animation to stutter.
- Fixed an issue that sometimes caused the screen to flicker when switching from always-on display mode to the lock screen.
- Fixed an issue that caused the animation to display incorrectly when a user made a gesture to open the notification screen.
- Fixed an issue that sometimes caused the system user interface to crash or consume more memory than necessary.
- Fixed an issue that caused the picture-in-picture window to stop displaying with rounded corners after locking and unlocking the device.
- Fixed an issue that sometimes caused device-to-device transfer data to be saved to an incorrect account.
- Fixed an issue that caused some UI elements to be rendered incorrectly when the device font scale was increased.
- Fixed an issue that sometimes caused the work profile badge for an application icon to display in the wrong place when viewing the list of recent applications.
- Fixed an issue that caused some text to be displayed in incorrect colors when always-on display features were enabled.
- Fixed issues that sometimes caused a device to crash and reboot.
- Fixed an issue where mobile network connectivity continued to consume additional power even after a device was connected to Wi-Fi.
- Fixed an issue where audio would not play or would be interrupted if adaptive sound was enabled.
- Fixed issues with audio playback when using spatial audio.
- Fixed an issue that sometimes caused Wi-Fi service to be interrupted and not connect until the device was restarted.
- Fixed an issue where the battery level in the status bar would sometimes temporarily display as 0%.
- Fixed an issue for Pixel Fold and Pixel Tablet devices where the “All Apps” button in the taskbar would take a while to appear immediately after launching an app.
- Fixed an issue for Pixel Fold devices where the lock screen would sometimes still display if the device was unlocked and unfolded at the same time.
- Fixed an issue for Pixel Tablet devices where a primary user’s live wallpaper selection would sometimes be overridden after a secondary user selected a different live wallpaper.
- Fixed an issue for Pixel Tablet devices that caused an unsmooth animation when tapping to return to an app from the recent apps list.
- Fixed an issue for Pixel Tablet devices that caused audio to skip when adjusting the volume if wired headphones were connected.
- Fixed an issue for the Pixel Tablet where a user would return to the home screen instead of the app that was open when the device was locked and unlocked the device using their fingerprint while a screen saver was active.
- Fixed an issue that caused memory corruption in rare cases.
- Fixed several issues affecting system stability, performance and connectivity.
Android 14 QPR1 Beta 2.2 Supported Devices
The devices compatible with this new Android 14 Beta are exactly the same as they already were with the previous versions of Android 14 QPR Beta and thus, Android 14 QPR1 Beta 2.2 can now be installed on the Google Pixel 5a, Pixel 6, Pixel 6 Pro, Pixel 6 Pro, Pixel 6a, Pixel 7, Pixel 7 Pro, Pixel 7a, Pixel Fold, Pixel Tablet, Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro.