Pixel 6’s May update fundamentally improves haptic feedback

like last month, Security may be updated The Pixel 6 series launches on the same day as all other supported Google devices.

Compared to previous months, there are only Three fixes. haptic feedback ‘improvements’ exclusively for the Pixel 6 After complaints that appeared with Android 12L. Some found the vibrations were reduced so much that they missed calls, notifications, and other alerts, while tweaking the settings did nothing to increase the intensity. We noticed at the time:

The issue appears to be either fixed or missing, with some users affected, but not others. Some also claim the vibes look different in terms of patterns, with a softer start but the same high end finish


  • Haptic feedback improvements under certain conditions and use cases*[2].

Meanwhile, all existing devices – Pixel 3a, Pixel 3a XL, Pixel 4, Pixel 4 XL, Pixel 4a, Pixel 4a (5G), Pixel 5, Pixel 5a (5G), Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro – benefit from:

Display / Graphics

  • Fix for an issue that sometimes causes the display to activate without user interaction *[1].

user interface

  • Fix the issue that causes the launcher to crash after restarting the device in certain circumstances*[1].

Those special issues weren’t very common in the grand scheme. Android 12 QPR3 next month, which was in beta Since early Marchhe should fix more mistakes that were Case for 12 liters.

The Pixel 6 series and older phones are running the same Android 12.1 version of the May update: SP2A.220505.002.


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