Nearly from its release, Pixel 6 users have complained most frequently about connectivity troubles and issues. Here are the responses from 9to5Google readers to our last week’s question about if you were impacted.
Here’s a quick summary of the reasons why this has gained attention once more. Android Authority has exposed some of the connectivity issues the Pixel 6 Pro has in densely populated or crowded locations. It becomes evident that there is more to this than just a few sporadic problematic devices when you consider the large number of complaints dating back to late 2021 and the abundance of changelog notes for connectivity improvements.
Even if it won’t be entirely accurate, a sizable portion of our readers claim to have had slow or difficult connectivity-related issues with their Pixel 6 or 6 Pro device. Cellular data is the most common type. When using the Pixel 6/6 Pro, 38.25% of the respondents to our initial poll reported experiencing issues with cellular or mobile data.
With his Pixel 6 device in the UK, reader Simon has significant trouble using 4G and 5G internet connections. Although it can make calls, accessing websites and using apps that use mobile data presents significant challenges. He continues by saying that switching to Airplane Mode doesn’t even fix the issue. The only method to guarantee that data connectivity is restored is to reboot, which is not exactly ideal. Similar experiences have been reported by Mckillio , who even stated that they will receive the 7 even if it just represents a 5% improvement.
Quite a significant 23.3% of our users have been having major Wi-Fi and cellular data connection issues. That is certain to irritate you given that a smartphone needs an internet connection in order to be functional. Although reader Brett ‘s signal and connection frequently degrade, he observes that his annoyances tarnish such a high-end phone.
Approximately 21.4% of respondents claimed they have not encountered any network issues or other problems when using the Pixel 6. Interesting point offered by reader Omega192 that could help certain persons dealing with the most serious problems Major issues may be resolved by switching the mobile network preference to LTE rather than 5G, but this isn’t exactly ideal as 5G connectivity is one of the main selling points of the Pixel 6 and 6 Pro.
15% of you have experienced a few small connection issues; some have said that software updates have assisted in resolving any lingering issues. However, it looks like a lesser fraction of our readership. Only 2% of you have had other connection issues, including Bluetooth and even when using Nearby Share features.
The sad thing about connectivity issues with the Pixel 6 is that there is never a simple solution. It has gotten so bad that some people, like reader megatomic , have even had to return their handset and exchange it for (in his case) a Galaxy S22 in order to receive dependable connectivity and signal on their mobile. While he favors the Pixel UI and software, reader Mike probably said it best when he remarked that, at the end of the day, you need your phone to actually function as a phone.
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