Google Pixel 2 now has a microphone issue

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Some users are reporting that the Pixel 2 series has a microphone problem, while some others are seeing screen flashes on the Pixel 2 XL. The latest problem is related to the OLED display of the Pixel 2 XL.

For the screen burn-in though, Google in a blog post has explained that it will roll out a software update to minimize the burn-in issue, but at this point in time, we are too skeptical on that.

There were some reports that the promo will only have free Google Home Minis in their standard, off-white Chalk color as part of the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL pre-order bonus. One of the users wrote,"I have the new Pixel 2 (not XL) and the mic stopped working for me". Google has always passed production tasks to an OEM and for the Pixel 2, the production duty is passed to LG.

Pixel 2 XL users have reported the issue on Pixel User Community.

Users just need to follow the link provided in the email, which will take them directly to the Google Store, according to 9 to 5 Google. This is an issue beyond just phone calls, though, as things such as voice recognition use the same microphones.

It doesn't happen on the Pixel 2 but only on the bigger variant.

Many users have claimed that by simply blowing on the microphone, you can fix the problem to some degree.

Now the screen goes out, if a smartphone for a long time not to use it. Google also calibrated color modes display Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, bringing the color a little more natural. Multiple users have said the solution works. Now, we don't know exactly why the mics are behaving like this, it is probably due to some hardware issue. Blowing into the speaker like you would an old NES cartridge.

Interestingly, users have added that blowing into the front speaker when the microphone is working causes it to fail again.

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