Mar 06, 2021 | Updated: 05:41 PM EST

Google Breaks Fingerprint Sensor For Pixel, Nexus Phones With Latest Android 7.1.2 Nougat Upgrade

Apr 17, 2017 08:12 AM EDT

The mobile technology company, Google started a week ago to release the last version of Android 7.1.2 to their Pixel and Nexus gadgets. Proposed to fix a few issues, the version tends to come with new issues alongside it.

It was reported by Android Police that some users have deleted their saved fingerprints and tried to re-register them, only to find the Nexus Imprint setting has subsequently vanished, but the swipe down for notification Moves signal is still in good condition. Endeavors to rectify the issue by erasing prior fingerprints haven't worked, as users, can't have access to their device because of the error message popping up on the device's screen.

According to GSM Arena, It was revealed that Google on April 4, opened a new thread on its Google product forum. Nevertheless, the thread forum has received a few feedbacks and replies in regards to a component that is posing as a batch of the gadgets. The latest 7.1.2 upgrade, however, breaks the imprint scanner sensor and it is said to be influencing Pixel XL gadgets, Pixel, Nexus 5X, and Nexus 6P.

Meanwhile, the Google Pixel has as of now had a couple of software issues such as an issue with the camera, glitchy LTE-related issues and Bluetooth radio issues, which makes the OS be crashing. However, any user who is encountering this issue, ought to make a complaint on the Pixel User Community forum and express their view concerning the issue.

The higher the number of detail available to Google on the forum thread, the less demanding and speedier for Google to fix the issue for its clients that are affected. Nevertheless, what precisely created this issue is yet to be known however everybody is anticipating that this issue should be fixed as quickly as time permits.

In its effort to fix the issue, Google will most likely release in the following few days another upgrade for Android, which will rectify this issue and ensure the right operation of the Pixel and Nexus gadgets fingerprint reader.

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