Pixel 3, Pixel 3a bug causes Pixel Launcher to constantly crash

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Also today, Google released the Pixel Update Bulletin for December 2019 to address various security vulnerabilities and issues specific to Pixel devices, in addition to the security vulnerabilities described in the Android Security Bulletin for December 2019. At least, they usually do.

You may have noticed that as the December Android security update went live this morning, Google didn't post files for the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL, its newest phones. This latest patch added new features and security fixes for the Pixel 2, Pixel 3, and Pixel 3a, but nothing for the Pixel 4. Verizon Wireless, Sprint, Boost Mobile and AT&T all offer attractive service plans for and unlocked versions of the latest iPhone 11, Galaxy S10, Galaxy Note10 Plus, Pixel 4 XL, LG, OnePlus, Motorola and more Android cell phones. However, it's not rolling out to the phones until sometime next week. As reported by some users on Reddit, Pixel launcher on these handsets started to crash after installing the update. Pixel owners who buy their devices directly from Google will get updates a bit faster, within two weeks of finalization.

We'd be inclined to give Google a pass if this was the first time this had happened, but it's not.

This month's Pixel Update Bulletin contains a total of nine "functional patches" and follows patches for the Smooth Display and camera in November.

The December 2019 patch isn't satisfied with just that, mind. Google, however, is yet take account of the issue faced by these Pixel 2 and Pixel 3 series users. There's also a mention of a fix for "Pixel Wallet display in power menu". Saver Trends earns commissions from purchases made using the links provided.

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