Pixel 7 Pro ToF sensor

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  • Pixel 7 and 6 owners are reporting battery drain and overheating issues.
  • The issues appear to be linked to June’s security patch.
  • It appears some users have been spared from the problem.

Last week, Google finally released the June security patch for Pixel 7 and 6 devices. While it’s better late than never, it appears the update may be causing issues for some owners.

As spotted by 9to5Google, hundreds of Pixel users have been flocking to a new Reddit thread. The thread is full of reports claiming that both the Pixel 7 and 6 series is experiencing battery drain and overheating issues after updating to the June 2023 security patch. It also adds “The select text option isn’t working and a lot more bugs.”