Google says it’s mounted the Pixel’s annoying scrolling subject, however you might need to attend

Google’s Pixel telephones have had quite a few software program points through the years, and fortunately the corporate tends to be fairly fast about fixing them, however one notably annoying subject won’t get mounted for some time.

We’re speaking concerning the scrolling stutter that quite a few Pixel customers have seen. This causes the scrolling animation to stutter, making the telephones really feel far much less easy to function than they need to. It appears commonest on the Pixel 8 Professional, however has additionally been reported on different fashions.

The excellent news is that this stutter – which was first reported again in October – has now been marked as ‘mounted’ on Google’s subject tracker (through Android Police and Reddit). The dangerous information is that this repair won’t roll out till Android 15.

In a touch upon the repair, Google says “ongoing optimizations in efficiency and energy are slated for the following Android launch. These embody enhancements positively impacting general system UI jank in addition to use instances tied to some Android functions.”

A repair that is months away

Whereas the wording is barely unclear, it’s believed that “subsequent Android launch” means Android 15, slightly than a small replace to Android 14, and in that case this supposedly mounted subject gained’t really be mounted for many customers till most likely a minimum of August, as based mostly on previous kind that’s the earliest we’d anticipate the completed Android 15 to launch.

In fact, there’s a developer preview of Android 15 out now, and the primary public beta is predicted in April, so – when you don’t thoughts doubtlessly introducing extra bugs and instability to your telephone – then you definitely don’t essentially want to attend that lengthy for a repair.

Whether or not or not you’re experiencing this scrolling subject although, Android 15 ought to hopefully be definitely worth the wait. It’s set to be a giant replace that is more likely to embody lock display widgets, a battery well being share, help for Bluetooth Auracast, and extra.

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