Pixel Buds pre-orders now heading out Google's doors

Pixel 2 XL handsets now affected by display flashes upon unlock

Pixel 2 XL handsets now affected by display flashes upon unlock

Users commenting on a Pixel User Community thread said that when they connect Bluetooth headphones to their devices and activate Google Assistant, it makes a sound that indicates it's listening but does not pick up their voices.

Some users have pointed that the screen flashing on the Pixel 2 XL doesn't happen every time but does occur frequently. They also pack some features that are exclusive to Android phones (Google Assistant and Fast Pair) and others that are exclusive to just the Pixel lineup: Google Translate.

Pixel 2 users have been complaining on social media about the device's Bluetooth overall, although it's not clear if the issues are related. Still, if that's no issue for you and you don't mind the Pixel 2's bezels or the Pixel 2 XL's problems, head on over to Verizon to grab either one by using the Source links below. Google Now has enabled users to search for song info since 2015, but it seems as though Google Assistant is on its way to replace it.

In what seemed partially meant to be consolation for removing the headphone jack from the Google Pixel 2, the Mountain View company announced the Google Pixel Buds, a pair of semi-wireless headphones (they're still wired to each other, but now your phone). Google is yet to come out with a fix for the issue. Android Police adds that some Nexus 6P users who upgraded to Android 8.0 Oreo recently are reporting similar screen flashing.

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The latest issue now attributed to the Google Pixel 2 and 2 XL is a Bluetooth one.

One of the users reported a temporary solution to the issue, "I believe this is a hardware issue unfortunately - or at least in my case". Blowing into the speaker like you would an old NES cartridge. Apparently, there is a fix that might bring the microphone back to work.

A number of users have reported that blowing into the bottom speaker or USB port seems to solve the microphone issue.

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