Again in April 2022, we advised you a couple of bug that was altering ringtone and alarm sounds on Pixel handsets with out the information or permission of the system proprietor. The problem began one week after Google
pushed out a month-to-month replace and on the time the replace was thought of to be the possible trigger for the unrequested adjustments. Customers who heard unfamiliar ringtones and alarm sounds had been stated to be startled after they did not hear the standard sounds and tones that they’d set on their Pixel telephones.
Some customers had been pressured to manufacturing facility reset their Pixel cellphone to cease the ringtone and alarm sounds from altering to one thing new now and again. Loading a backup does not assist and after performing a manufacturing facility reset, the person should begin from scratch establishing the cellphone. In accordance with Android Headlines
, this bug might need been noticed on the Pixel Fold
Now how is it potential that we will not say for certain whether or not Pixel Fold customers are noticing that their ringtone and alarm sounds are altering all by themselves? Properly, it appears that evidently some Pixel Fold customers arrange their foldable by loading a backup created from one other Pixel mannequin. Google has but to discover a approach to exterminate this bug but it surely does not assist Pixel Fold customers in the event that they did not arrange their new cellphone from scratch and as a substitute determined to avoid wasting time by putting in a backup from a earlier Pixel mannequin they’d used.
Some Pixel fashions nonetheless change their ringtones and alarm sounds with out the person’s permission
Making the bug extra of a ache within the butt, not solely does it appear to exchange ringtones and alarm sounds with out warning or permission, it additionally eliminates the default sounds. And this bug dates way back to the Pixel 5 which was launched in October 2020. Different fashions impacted embody the Pixel 6
sequence and the Pixel 7
Whereas Google has by no means defined what might need been behind this long-running bug, and you do not thoughts ranging from scratch, you are able to do a manufacturing facility reset in your Pixel, simply do not load a beforehand saved backup. In any other case, you may be pressured to take care of this bug till you get a brand new Pixel. And when that point comes, once more, don’t use a beforehand created backup to hurry up the method of establishing your new handset.