Google Pixel 2: Burn-In Display Is Not LG's Fault!

Terry Joseph
November 10, 2017

It happens when the phone is being unlocked, when it wakes up from an incoming notification, when the screen dims and automatically locks, and more.

In the End, problems for the Google with Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL seems to have not stopping as every passing day we now are noticing some of the other issues seeing the light in the day and Google is to be blamed for such an immature approach. Google earlier this week started rolling out a software update to fix hardware issues plaguing its Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL.

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The above video shows the flashing screen issue that Pixel 2 XL users are facing. This was a breath of fresh air in a realm of Android complications, and Google followed this success with the Pixel 2. You can try this workaround to get the mic working until Google officially comes up with a permanent solution to the problem. In some posts, Pixel 2 XL users claim that the issue was seen when powering on the handset. Unlocking the bootloader on the new Pixel 2 is pretty easy and if you know what you're doing, it'll take only a few minutes. When users make a call the other person on the other side can not hear them. Owners of both the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL handset are already being recruited to join a class action suit against Google, HTC and LG because of issues with the display on both phones. One of the major problems is that the Pixel 2 has a potential bendgate situation as Google has fitted an antenna band at the weakest part of the phone.

Apparently, blowing into your bottom speaker as you would an old NES cartridge (or really any video game cartridge) made Zeird's microphone work again. This issue doesn't happen all the time in a particular unit but if your phone is one of the "unlucky ones", then you don't know when the screen will next flash on the Pixel 2 XL. Shut my screen off one time and from there on kept happening. "Blowing into the speaker when the microphone is working causes it to fail", Zeird wrote.

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