Google Pixel and Pixel XL : “OK, Google” voice command issues
Google Pixel and Pixel XL : “OK, Google” voice command issues

Google moved into the premium smartphone space with their latest smartphone offerings, the Pixel and the Pixel XL. The new devices, that have been designed from the ground up by Google, are priced to compete directly with the current flagships from Apple and Samsung, and come with some great features, like the Google Assistant. If you are looking for the best that Android has to offer, it doesn’t get more Google than the Pixel and Pixel XL.

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However, as is the case with any smartphone or tablet, the Pixel and Pixel XL are not without their issues. If you have come across any of them, we’re here to help you out, with this roundup of some of the common problems that Pixel and Pixel XL owners face, and offer potential solutions on how to fix them!

Potential solutions for “OK, Google” voice command issues:

Some users have found that the “OK, Google” voice command needs to be repeated a few times to launch the Google Assistant.

Potential solutions:

Some users have found that the “OK, Google” voice command needs to be repeated a few times to launch the Google Assistant.

Potential solutions:

  • This issue seems to be related to the Fingerprint Gestures app, which adds a slew of features that you can use with the fingerprint scanner. While the app is helpful, uninstalling the app does seem to fix the issue with using the voice command. Until the app is updated, you will have to choose between using the gestures or having to repeat “OK, Google” a couple of times.
  • This may also be related to Doze mode, with the device requiring a few attempts before recognizing the voice command. Hopefully, a future software update will address this problem.