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Android 14 QPR1 beta 2.2 is here for Pixels with many, many bug fixes

If you're living on the bleeding edge with your Pixel phone, here are some bug fixes for you.
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Published onNovember 2, 2023

Android 14 logo on S23 Ultra
Damien Wilde / Android Authority
TL;DR
  • Android 14 QPR1 beta 2.2 is rolling out now to supported Pixel phones.
  • The update does not have any new features but fixes a slew of bugs.
  • The build number is U1B2.230922.013.

If you are living on the edge with your Google Pixel phone and rocking a QPR1 beta, we have a new rollout for you. The Android 14 QPR1 beta 2.2 doesn’t bring any new features, but it fixes over 30 bugs and other issues you may have been facing.

You can see the full changelog below for the beta 2.2. If you just want to update, you’ll be looking for build number U1B2.230922.013. The QPR1 system is open to all Pixel devices launched after and including the Pixel 5a. Yes, that also includes the Pixel Tablet and the Pixel Fold.

If you are already in the beta, you can just wait for the OTA update notification. If you want to join the beta now that some of the bugs have been fixed, you can visit Google’s beta enrollment page to get started.

Here is the changelog for Android 14 QPR1 beta 2.2.

Android 14 QPR1 beta 2.2 changelog

  • Fixed an issue that sometimes prevented devices from receiving calls. (Issue #298747690)
  • Fixed an issue where tapping or long-pressing a Quick Settings tile sometimes failed to launch the corresponding app or settings menu. (Issue #302147272)
  • Fixed an issue that sometimes caused the Settings app to crash when checking for system software updates. (Issue #303739210)
  • Fixed an issue that prevented Device Mirroring from working correctly with Pixel Fold devices. (Issue #302003079)
  • Fixed an issue that sometimes prevented the system settings for large screen user per-app overrides from loading.
  • Fixed an issue that sometimes caused the Camera HAL to apply the wrong tuning profile when an app requested a certain camera mode.
  • Fixed an issue that sometimes caused the system UI or device to crash if accessibility magnification mode was toggled rapidly.
  • Fixed an issue that sometimes caused the package installer to crash due to a null pointer exception.
  • Fixed an issue that sometimes caused the system launcher to crash 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 Face 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 transitioning from always-on display mode to the lock screen.
  • Fixed an issue that caused the animation to display incorrectly when a user gestured to open the notification shade.
  • Fixed an issue that sometimes caused the system UI 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 render incorrectly when the device font scale was increased.
  • Fixed an issue that sometimes caused the work profile badge for an app icon to be displayed in the wrong place while viewing the list of recent apps.
  • Fixed an issue that caused some text to display in the wrong colors when always-on display features were enabled.
  • Fixed issues that sometimes caused a device to crash and reboot.
  • Fixed an issue where additional power was still being consumed by mobile network connectivity even after a device connected to Wi-Fi.
  • Fixed an issue where audio failed to play back or was 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 fail to connect until the device was restarted.
  • Fixed an issue where the battery level in the status bar sometimes displayed temporarily as 0%.
  • Fixed an issue for Pixel Fold and Pixel Tablet devices where the “All Apps” button on the taskbar was slow to appear immediately after launching an app.
  • Fixed an issue for Pixel Fold devices where the lock screen was sometimes still displayed 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 list of recent apps.
  • Fixed an issue for Pixel Tablet devices that caused audio to pop when adjusting the volume if a wired headset was connected.
  • Fixed an issue for Pixel Tablet where a user was returned to the Home screen instead of the app that was open when the device was locked if they unlocked the device using their fingerprint while a screen saver was active.
  • Fixed an issue that caused memory corruption in rare cases.
  • Fixed various issues that were impacting system stability, performance, and connectivity.

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