Google recently started rolling out their new Android 7.1.2 Nougat update. Though one might think that after years of experience a company like Google won’t roll out an update without any problems in it. But that is not the case with the new update that was recently released by Google.
The new Android 7.1.2 Nougat update from Google have certain issues. One being that the update has broken the finger print scanner for both the Google Pixel and Nexus smartphones. Though it’s not clear yet, if this problem is faced by each and every one. But a lot of users have been experiencing this problem so far. Where a lot of users have took upon themselves and have already started a thread on the community forums regarding this issue. Because unless an issue is replicated Google won’t find a solution for it. So you don’t need to worry about that. But it would be nice if you could share your experience regarding the issue as well.
Currently there is no fix or workaround for this new security issue found on Android 7.1.2 Nougat update. Because users have already tried to remove all their finger print ID’s as well as tried resetting their phones. But nothing seems to work and users are stuck with the same problem. Currently the phones that are being affected by this includes Google Pixel, Pixel XL, Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P.
Google Pixel and Pixel XL are two current flagship smartphones from Google. Where both the smartphones are equipped with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor, 4 GB RAM and 32/128 GB of storage. Aside from that the smartphone comes with a 12 MP camera on its back while an 8 MP camera is present at its front. The only difference between the Google Pixel and Pixel XL is between its screen size. Where the Google pixel is equipped with a 5 inch display that supports a resolution of 1920 X 1080. While the Google Pixel XL comes with a 5.5 inch display that supports a resolution of 1440 X 2560.