Android 8.0 Oreo Issues: Pixel, Nexus Users are reporting Bluetooth Issues

After the launch of the Android 8.0 Oreo , the users of the Pixel and Nexus are reporting that their Bluetooth are having some issues and Google asked the complete information , Pixel and Nexus users on the latest OTA update have been asked by Google for additional information via the above-linked individual forums. The Search giant has divided Bluetooth-related issues into three main parts – Car/ Auto, Headphones, and Bluetooth Speakers – under which users are to provide specific details of the products that are facing connectivity issues.

Bluetooth related issues with Android situation was also faced by the users last year when Google rolled out Android 7.1.1 Nougat that caused in-car Bluetooth connectivity issues. Google managed to quickly solve the bug, and will likely get the kinks sorted for Android 8.0 soon as well.Bluetooth-related issues with Android are getting fairly common now. A similar situation was faced by users last year when Google rolled out Android 7.1.1.


Users have largely complained about issues faced when pairing with Android Auto such as media content not displaying correctly, or it shows as paired but no audio plays, or frequent stuttering while music is playing, to name a few. Other issues related to headphones include audio cuts every 5-20 seconds and “skipping or clipping sounds like scratched CD.”

Google will likely roll out a fix for the issues once it gets as much information as it can and before Android 8.0 rolls out to other smartphones such as the Lenovo K8 Note, HTC U11, OnePlus 5, to name a few.

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