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The fingerprint scanner on your Google Pixel 6 can be broken if you completely discharge it

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Google Pixel 6 - (This image was retrieved from smartgadgetline.com)

Since the time the Google Pixel 6 and 6 Pro went available to be purchased, there has been a flood of reports from clients about different bugs and issues with them. 

Specifically, the unique fingerprint scanner has been an irritating point as it is delayed to open. To exacerbate the situation, it obviously opens a couple of units with others’ fingerprints. Adding to these misfortunes, numerous clients are presently detailing one more bizarre bug with the scanner. When the Pixel 6’s battery is totally discharged, for some users it disables the fingerprint scanner for good.

Lots of Pixel 6 clients have tolled in on a Reddit string griping that the fingerprint scanner quit working once their telephone completely ran out of battery. The scanner didn’t work in the wake of restarting the gadget, and the choice to re-select one’s unique finger impression was likewise absent from the Settings menu. At times, clients could trigger the fingerprint enlistment process, yet it continued to fail by displaying the “Enrollment was not complete. Fingerprint enrollment didn’t work. Try again or use a different finger” message. A bug report has effectively been recorded on the Google Issue Tracker where more Pixel 6 clients have grumbled.

Interestingly, this doesn’t seem as though an equipment issue, as Pixel 6 clients report that things were back to typical after a factory reset. This implies that you’ll need to set up your gadget once more, however at that point, until further notice, that is by all accounts the best way to get the unique finger impression scanner to work once more. 

A few clients are faulting the November security fix for the issue, however, it is muddled in case it is the offender or not. Regardless, guarantee that your Pixel 6 doesn’t run out of battery on the off chance that you don’t need the scanner to quit working until Google finds time to resolve this issue. It presumably doesn’t influence each Pixel 6 unit, however best to be as careful as possible.

The Pixel 6 and 6 Pro are Google’s first telephones with an in-display fingerprint scanner, yet these issues simply highlight a poor QA exertion from the organization.