The Pixel 3 XL are fantastic phones, but they are not without problems. Several problems reported with the phones appeared as thousands of devices were sent to people and used. Some of the complaints are due to the fact that Pixels are hyper-analyzed by the crowd of Android enthusiasts, but there are still many legitimate issues to consider. Problems with every phone typically only affect a small percentage of owners, but if your phone is treating them, that’s all that matters. We have summarized all the most common issues related to Pixel 3 XL and explained how you can solve them.
As we see with almost every Android or iOS smartphone version, many users complain about the Pixel 3 XL WiFi. Whether it’s speeds, drops or connectivity. It’s more of a glitch than a real problem. How to fix Pixel 3 XL WiFi problems? ·
- First, enable / disable WiFi ·
- Try to restart your phone ·
- Reset your home router ·
- Go to Settings> WiFi and forget your wireless network (s).
- Then, log in and re-enter the password for a new start.
These are some of the steps we try and recommend first. Turn off then on again, maybe reboot your phone, reboot your router or take more drastic action.
How to Fix Pixel 3XL Display Issues & Colors ?
This year, the Pixel 3 XL has a superb Samsung OLED screen, one of the best on the market. It is better than the well known Pixel 2 XL. We do not see any complaints about impregnation, color changes or anything else.
That said, some will want to change the color profiles and adapt the display to their style or needs. So, here’s how to fix and change the display colors.
Go to Settings> Display > Advanced > Colors > and choose Enhanced or Saturated. Google offers owners several different profiles, but it is not as advanced as the Galaxy Note 9. Anyway, choose what suits you best.
How to Hide the Pixel 3 XL Notch ?
We know this is a question people will ask and we are here to help you. To hide the large notch on the Pixel 3 XL screen, here’s how. There are some hurdles to overcome, such as enabling development options, so follow the steps outlined below.
- Go to Settings > System > About Phone > Scroll down and press the building number 8 times.
- Once you see a pop-up window saying “You are now a developer”, click Back ·
- In Settings > System > Advanced, a new choice of developer options appears at the bottom of the screen, click on it.
- Scroll down the screen until you see Drawing > tap Cut and choose Hide.
How to Fix Pixel 3 XL Camera Problems ?
As expected, the Pixel 3 is one of the best cameras on the market. It does some really amazing things while you take pictures. That said, what is a good camera if it does not record your photo? Yes, many people report that their photos are simply not saved after being taken. If your Pixel 3 or Pixel 3 XL does not record photos, we have a potential fix.
Go to Settings > Search in Doze > and turn off all battery optimizations or Doze commands on the camera app. Disable anything that bothers with the camera app. Apparently, some of Google’s aggressive features to save battery do not work well with the camera. This is a temporary solution.