Google Pixel phones started receiving the June 2022 software update on Monday, which includes bug fixes for some known issues. The feature drop is available for Google Pixel 4 phones and newer models.
The latest Pixel update brings the Pocket Operator app for shooting videos and turning them into fun music and video cut-ups. Google also adds three new features for the At a Glance widget for the Pixel lock and home screen.
The latest update for Conversation Mode is now live, and Pixel phones are getting support for Real Tone Filters and additional chat translation languages.
The next big feature drop for Google Pixel phones will be arriving in June 2022, as announced in an official blog post by the company. This update will include the latest Android security patch with build numbers SQ3A.220605.009.A1 and SQ3A.220605.009.B1, bringing new features and improvements to your Pixel phone.
There’s a new pocket operator app available via Google Play that introduces the ability to shoot video content and turn it into fun music and video cut-ups by adding visual effects and tracks. It will work only on the Google Pixel 5, and newer models.
The latest Google Pixel update includes a shortcut to access your vaccine card directly from the home screen. This feature is currently available in Australia, Canada, and the US, and may vary slightly across regions depending on your healthcare provider.
Google Pixel users will have access to new settings for the At a Glance widget. The new Nest Doorbell video feed allows users to see who is at their door without opening it.
By using a supported Nest Doorbell and the Google Home or Nest app, users can view a video feed of their doorbell on the home screen.
The tech giant is adding a flashlight reminder to the At a Glance widget. With this feature, you’ll be reminded to turn off the flashlight, and you’ll be able to turn it off without having to navigate back into Quick Settings.
The June feature update also includes air quality alerts in the At a Glance menu for the current locations. The Google Pixel users in the US, Australia, and India can access this healthy feature.
The new feature drop for Google Pixel 3 and later models brings Conversation Mode to the Sound Amplifier app. This feature is designed for people with hearing loss and amplifies the voice users want while filtering out background noise. It uses the camera to focus on whoever the user is talking to.
Real Tone Filters are now available on Google Photos! These filters are designed to work with all skin tones and can be found under the edit menu.
The Car Crash Detection feature is coming to Pixel and later in Canada with the June 2022 update. With the latest update, Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro users will be able to translate Chinese, Dutch, Korean, Thai, and Turkish languages.
In celebration of Pride Month, Google has released three new wallpapers with the help of illustrator Yann Bastard.
Google is also addressing some known issues with its latest rollout. App and Gboard will receive bug fixes while also enjoying performance improvements to the fingerprint scanner. The fixes address issues relating to under-display fingerprint unlock and add general improvements to Wi-Fi connectivity.
The June feature drop will be available to eligible Google Pixel series phone users through an over-the-air (OTA) update in phases. To get the update, charge your phone and connect it to a stable Wi-Fi connection.