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Google pixel 6 and 6 pro december 2021 security patch fixes and updates

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Google pixel 6 and 6 pro received  December 2021 security update with various bug fixes and improvements,full details in this article.Google releases pixel drops to pixel devices for every six months.As it is december google released a bunch of pixel feature drops and a lot features works only on pixel 6 and 6 pro as those are the latest pixel smartphones.December 2021 security patch fixes and updates details below.

December 2021 security patch fixes and updates for Google Pixel 6 and 6 Pro

Almost 80 features and updates are released in this security patch.Most of them are bug fixes for the previous one,still there are some bugs that aren’t fixed.Details below

Apps and Audio fixes

System Ui is crashing sometimes and remains unresponsive.This is causing issues on all pixel devices,so google fixed it through the December 2021  update.One more fix in app issues is google assistant command errors that cause unintentional actions.

Audio playback issues,microphone issues during phone calls and audio glitch while adjusting calls were fixed in this update.

Power and Battery

Charging animation changed.Thermal and battery performance improved.Wireless charging improvements and alignment improvements with pixel stand.

Note-Lot of youtubers complaining about the battery on pixel 6 and 6 pro.Pixels uses adaptive battery which means the device learns the usage of the device and optimises battery accordingly.check the battery performance and usage at least after a month of usage.Don’t judge the pixel 6 and 6 pro battery backup right after unboxing use for some days,let your pixel know your usage and provide better battery backup.


Improved fingerprint sensor stability and performance.Adaptive brightness response and Quick tap response improved.

Lift to wake and double tap to wake issues resolved.Fixed unexpected haptics and vibrations 

Connectivity improvements

Improved bluetooth connectivity,wifi connectivity.

Fixed crashes in aeroplane mode and notification bar.

Wifi speed improvements.

There are a lot of improvements to the user interface you can check for detailed fixes from this article.

Bugs that aren’t fixed in this update

The bugs listed below are not fixed in the december 2021 update for pixel 6 and 6 pro.

Wallpaper and style app

In the wallpaper and style app some widgets like  clock widget are not changing color based on the wallpaper.

Mobile network usage

Mobile network usage is consuming lot of battery.It searches for 5g everytime,you need to change your network to LTE.

Google maps

Google maps widget doesn’t work sometimes it’ll get stuck and lag when you want to open it again,it works when you only click on navigation.

Quick phrases

If you enabled DND on your pixel 6 and 6 pro and if you receives a call DND mode wont let you know,but the quick phrases i.e answer the call,end the call are popping up and allows you to answer the call.

Adaptive Brightness

Even if you turn off adaptive brightness it is working and interrupts the usage,maybe thats a battery saving feature.


The december 2021 security patch for Google pixel 6 and 6 pro arrived late but with a lot of improvements.

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