Android 14 QPR2 Beta 3.1 Update Rolling Out for Pixel Phones

Android 14 QPR2 Beta 3.1 Update Rolling Out for Pixel Phones

Google's Pixel phones are receiving the Android 14 QPR 2 Beta 3.1 update, which focuses on bug fixes and improvements. This update comes after a major update was released two weeks ago, bringing new features and a revamped user interface.

Update Details

The latest update, codenamed AP11.231215.009, includes the January 2024 security patch. It is available for all Pixel phones, starting from the 5a to the latest Pixel 8 Pro, as well as the Pixel Tablet and Fold. The update is relatively small, with a file size of approximately 122MB.

Bug Fixes and Improvements

While this update does not introduce any flashy new features, it aims to enhance the Android 14 beta experience by addressing various issues. Google has resolved problems related to fingerprint unlocking, app icon placement, and overlay glitches. Here is a complete list of the fixes:


  • Fixed an issue that prevented overlays such as the Game Dashboard from opening while the device was in landscape mode.
  • Fixed an issue where the device sometimes failed to unlock if always-on display mode was enabled and the user tried to use their fingerprint to unlock the device.
  • Fixed an issue where the height of the Quick Settings dialog that lists Bluetooth devices sometimes expanded unexpectedly.
  • Fixed an issue where the default search engine for the device would sometimes be set to the wrong provider after restoring device data from a cloud backup.
  • Fixed an issue where the display area of Quick Settings didn't update correctly after changing the system display size in accessibility settings.
  • Fixed an issue that sometimes caused degraded audio quality when making calls or recording using the microphone.
  • Fixed an issue that sometimes prevented a user from changing device keyboard settings.
  • Fixed an issue that caused some translations to be missing for various languages.
  • Fixed an issue where work profile icons were not shown for work apps when the work profile was paused.
  • Fixed an issue that caused some shaders to render incorrectly.
  • Fixed an issue where icons sometimes scaled incorrectly when entering picture-in-picture mode while the device was rotated.
  • Fixed various issues for foldable devices, including launcher being empty, app divider not responding to touch controls, and screen flickering when unfolding the device.
  • Fixed issues for tablet devices, such as gray screen flashes and smaller touch targets for taskbar icons and navigation buttons.
  • Addressed system stability, performance, connectivity, camera, and accessibility issues.

How to Update

If you are enrolled in the Beta program, the update will be automatically delivered over the air to your Pixel device within the next few days. Alternatively, you can manually check for the update by going to Settings > System > System updates.


It is important to note that this is still a beta program, so there may be some bugs present. If stability is your top priority, it is recommended to wait for the official release of Android 14.

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