Google Pixel 3 phones are bricking out of nowhere, the list is growing

06 September 2021
The issue has been going on for months now.

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  • Anonymous
  • yJp
  • 07 Sep 2021

AnonD-1003038, 07 Sep 2021"Facts" that you literally pulled out of your own... moreEveryone knows about new iOS updates rolling out with tons of bugs.
All Apple users are familiar with this, only fanboys continue to deny these facts

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    • Guru
    • YQS
    • 07 Sep 2021

    I never update the phones and never had issues like bricked phone in the last 10 years..

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      • Anonymous
      • 99$
      • 07 Sep 2021

      I've never had any issues before now, I've had every previous pixel and run every beta with no issue. But on 12 with my 4xl the issues are more than present. Extremely annoying, I've considered switching to iphone.

        Huge Battery drain in Google Pixel 4A-
        Minimum around 35 to 45 % overnight when screen is already off and other functions like bluetooth, gps etc.
        I have alredy sent them phone once and they said some apps might be using battery in background.And B2X sent me the phone in one day without informing me and without full check up ofphone.I had deleted all the third party apps but the issue was persistent.
        And I have already sent them 4 videos of drainage and showing the background usage of appllication. Their answer is same.
        Anyone facing this issue with Pixel-4A.

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          • Deutero
          • XRx
          • 07 Sep 2021

          I'm still using the Pixel 2. Battery dies fast and there are some overheating issues, but still super usable and still an outstanding camera.

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            • Saptarshi from India
            • U@H
            • 07 Sep 2021

            Google service in India is rubbish. They lie. My Pixel 3a stopped working. I sent it to B2X. They said my phone's main board has stopped working. They made false claims about 3rd party tampering and broke my phone and returned it to me. What should I do? They asked me to pay Rs 25,000. I bought the new phone for Rs 26,000.

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              • Anonymous
              • 2Gt
              • 07 Sep 2021

              I still use the LG G3 (D855K 16GB ROM / 2GB RAM SD801AC) with Lineage 18.1 (re: Android 11), LG had changed the Bootloader stack from KitKat to Marshmallow which killed users ability to downgrade OS, but someone figured out a bypass and using a root hack owners were able to downgrade the bootloader stack to KitKat version and then install TWRP which then allowed to installed custom OS without tripping the bootloader lockout, while the G3 can't compete with todays modern SoC smartphones I keep it around as a developer device, even though the battery is is now 7 years old it still holds charge for full usage around 12 hours to a maximum 24 hours, then again I am not using it for anything major just test apps before installing them onto my primary device with is a Pixel 4a5G.

              As for EDL mode, it's not impossible to revive, if you can see Qualcomm EDL in the PC device manager when connected (what ever port) then using QPST (or even MiFlash) together with the full firmware (something like 3GB+ depending on device) you should be able to upload the firmware to the device and then reboot it, of course that is if you have the correct "firehose, rawprogrammer.xml and patch.xml) for the SoC and Qualcomm never release those .elf (firehose) files so you have to find a hacked one (probably from China or Russia and then it's up to you if you trust they have not been encoded to encrypt your the bootloader patch).

              I had a ZTE Axon7 (A2107G version) that had this very same problem, I found the correct "firehose" .elf for the SD820 SoC and then used MiFlash to upload the entire firmware and within 40 minute the device was revived again, just search for the files and you can pretty much easily revive these soft bricked devices.

                Google Brixel y'all, interesting

                  Goolag, 07 Sep 2021It's just Google's way of telling people it'... moreTime to upgrade and throw them phones to the goolag, huh?

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                    • AnonD-977150
                    • nFV
                    • 07 Sep 2021

                    TruthBeTold, 07 Sep 2021Bricking just in time for the Pixel 6 release. Coincidence?... moreYou think the same as I do so obvious

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                      • Anonymous
                      • uuw
                      • 07 Sep 2021

                      TruthBeTold, 07 Sep 2021Bricking just in time for the Pixel 6 release. Coincidence?... moreYeah, this will surely make people consider buying another Google phone.

                        Same with all mobile company's,rush job,ship it out and let's see,we the consumer pay for this conveyer belt off mobiles,it is what it is 🤬

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                          • Anonymous
                          • jZe
                          • 07 Sep 2021

                          My pixel 3 XLs camera just stopped auto focusing a few weeks ago :(

                            DMX, 07 Sep 2021At least they fail after a couple of years, the xiaomi phon... moreMost phones have yes, Pixel and Samsung included and not to forget.

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                              • AnonD-1003038
                              • M}3
                              • 07 Sep 2021

                              [deleted post]"Facts" that you literally pulled out of your own rear? Not in the slightest.

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                                • greg
                                • 6k$
                                • 07 Sep 2021

                                problem may be caused by mechanism protecting battery of the phone. As soon as battery of the phone is closing to date of the death firmware may slow down the device and after some time switch off the phone completely.

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                                  • Anonymous
                                  • StU
                                  • 07 Sep 2021

                                  I have a question. Aren’t all the newer Pixels manufactured by Foxconn? Why are they still running into QC problems?

                                    Bricking just in time for the Pixel 6 release. Coincidence? Maybe.

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                                      • Goolag
                                      • mA{
                                      • 07 Sep 2021

                                      It's just Google's way of telling people it's time to upgrade.

                                        There is one growing concern from my Pixel 3. It doesn't charge as fast like before. At times, it charges really, really slow that I would need to restart it again if I want it to charge faster. But I guess charging slowly is a good thing because fast charging can ruin battery being it generates too much hate. Lithium ion/polymer batteries and heat don't mix. Even wireless charging can be bad

                                        I'm also not too worried of the 4 GB of RAM. I'm aware of this issue back in 2018. Yes, YouTube needed to refresh again if I opened another app. It does get annoying when I lose my entire comment. But my Flip 3 with the double the RAM did the same thing. Could be the app itself. Even my 12 mini did this so it's not exclusive to just Android.