In addition to bringing Android 12 QPR3 and the quarterly Feature Drop, the June security patch fixes 35 issues for the Pixel 4 to Pixel 6 Pro.

Like the two previous quarterly updates, today’s release addresses more than a few outstanding issues. There are 12 categories of fixes and enhancements in Android 12 QPR3 for Pixel phones. The vast majority — all but two — apply to the Pixel 6 and 6 Pro.

*[1] Included on Pixel 4, Pixel 4 XL, Pixel 4a, Pixel 4a (5G), Pixel 5, Pixel 5a (5G), Pixel 6 & Pixel 6 Pro

*[2] Included on Pixel 6 & Pixel 6 Pro

*[3] Included on Pixel 4a (5G), Pixel 5 & Pixel 5a (5G)

*[4] Included on Pixel 4a (5G), Pixel 5, Pixel 5a (5G), Pixel 6 & Pixel 6 Pro

*[5] Included on Pixel 4, Pixel 4 XL, Pixel 4a, Pixel 4a (5G), Pixel 5, Pixel 5a (5G)


Apps

  • Fix for issue causing Google app crash after updating device in certain conditions *[2].
  • Fix for issue preventing GBoard from appearing in certain apps (A-230151581) *[1].

Audio

  • Fix for issue causing loud noise artifacts during calls under certain conditions *[2].
  • Fix for issue preventing audio playback over USB accessories when using certain third-party apps *[2].
  • Fix for issue preventing incoming notifications for calls in certain conditions (A-199020405) *[1].
  • Fix for issue preventing pre-screened calls to be accepted in certain conditions *[2].

Battery & Power

  • General improvements for idle power consumption under certain conditions (A-205165830, A-224923101) *[2].

Biometrics

  • Fix for issue occasionally causing rear fingerprint unlock to take longer than expected (A-215532798, A-223330132) *[3].
  • Fix for issue causing under-display fingerprint unlock to fail while in a call with AOD active *[2].

Bluetooth

  • General improvements for Bluetooth stability & performance *[4].

Camera

  • Fix for issue causing white screen to display after double tapping power to open Camera (A-226673984) *[1].
  • Fix for issue occasionally causing Camera to launch when tapping power button for Emergency SOS mode *[1].
  • Fix for issue occasionally causing click sound in the background of captured videos (A-222556615) *[2].
  • General improvements for camera stability & performance *[2].

Display & Graphics

  • Fix for issue causing display artifacts after waking device in certain conditions *[2].
  • Fix for issue causing display artifacts in Photos preview in certain conditions *[2].

Sensors

  • Fix for issue causing display brightness to increase when flashlight is turned on (A-219732625) *[2].
  • Fix for issue preventing contactless payments in certain conditions *[5].
  • Improvements for adaptive brightness response in low light levels *[2].

System

  • General improvements for system stability & performance *[2].
  • Kernel update to 4.14.261 for Pixel 4, Pixel 4 XL & Pixel 4a.
  • Kernel update to 4.19.224 for Pixel 4a (5G), Pixel 5 & Pixel 5a (5G).
  • Kernel update to 5.10.81 for Pixel 6 & Pixel 6 Pro.

Telephony

  • General improvements for network connection stability & performance *[4].

User Interface

  • Add behavior to open Clock after tapping on the next alarm on home screen *[1].
  • Fix for issue causing SIM color option to appear invisible in Settings (A-209976548) *[1].
  • Fix for issue causing split app divider to overlay animation while switching between apps (A-214940784) *[1].
  • Fix for issue causing status bar to overlay on top of certain apps on devices with a display cutout (A-216374000) *[1].
  • Fix for issue occasionally causing lock screen wallpaper to appear hidden while using Android Auto *[1].
  • Fix for issue occasionally causing lockscreen UI to appear hidden after waking device (A-215207532) *[1].
  • Fix for issue occasionally causing notification panel to display on top half of the screen (A-227442690) *[1].
  • Fix for issue occasionally causing PIN unlock keyboard to appear incorrectly scaled on lock screen *[1].
  • Fix for issue occasionally causing Quick Settings to appear invisible after swiping down notification panel *[1].
  • Fix for issue occasionally causing system crash when UI toasts are triggered (A-219780255) *[1].

Wi-Fi

  • General improvements for Wi-Fi stability & performance *[2].

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