Some People Are Reporting Google's USB-C Headphone Adaptors Aren't Working

Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL headphone adapter won't work on some units

The Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, both, do not have a 3.5mm headphone jack and Google has bundled a USB Type-C to 3.5mm adapter to help users connect their "legacy" headphones.

Google started rolling out the Android 8.1 Oreo update earlier this month to supported Pixel and Nexus family of devices. Following user reports of problems with the OLED display, unusual effects when taking photos of LED lights, seemingly muted microphones, a mysterious buzzing noise, random reboots, and crashes in Android Auto mode, it has been a tumultuous time for Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL owners. Some users say that rebooting the Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL will temporarily fix the issue, as pointed out by Android Police.

A number of Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL owners have reported on the Pixel User Community forums that the included headphone adapter is not working on their phones. According to multiple complaints over at Google's Product Forums, the phones fail to recognize the adapter or any pair of headphones connected to it, and simply continue to play media through the built-in speakers.

QC Salvation Army is behind in Red Kettle campaign
Typical requests are clothing for youths and small toys. "These are families that are in need", he said. "It went well", he said. The Wheeling Salvation Army crossed Ohio County off their list for the Angel Tree, presenting the families with their gifts.

This is not the first time that people have been facing problems with the Google Pixel 2 series smartphones, that were unveiled by the search giant in October. However, Google is yet to comment it on this issue, a new software update should resolve this issue. This particular solution works in some cases, but not all. Just the other day, we told you how several Pixel 2 XL owners noticed that their fingerprint scanner was taking longer to unlock their handsets following the update to Android 8.1. Once that's done, users will go back to Settings, tap System Developer options Networking Select USB configuration and then select Audio Source.

The Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL have had their fair share of hardware and software issues ever since launch. Putting the Pixel 2 in developer mode makes it easier for the phone to know what the USB-C port is being used for. One of the users mentions that he has tried three different dongles and the problem is still present.

The omission of the 3.5 mm headphone jack has been increasing among smartphones as of late.



Latest news

CCTV footage shows terrorists entering Quetta's church premises
Meanwhile, SSP Operations said that two attackers were killed in the exchange of fire between the terrorists and security forces. The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the attack and for several other attacks in Baluchistan in recent years.

National Hockey League rumors: Islanders to find out Belmont arena fate Wednesday
It's accessible by auto and by regional rail, and would bring the Islanders closer to their historical Nassau County fan base. A 200-to-250-room hotel and 435,000-square feet of retail space are also in the Islanders' plans.

Boy, 5, Calls 911 On The Grinch
TyLon, who wants to be a cop when he grows up, was able to help the officers find the "suspect", who officers took into custody. He then told the boy that when he is 21, to return to the police station and fill out a job application.

Kaspersky Labs Sues Trump Administration
It came amid mounting concern among USA officials that the software could enable Russian espionage and threaten national security. In a statement , the company complained that the move by DHS was unconstitutional and denied it due process.

NBC Is Looking To Revive The Office Next Year
It's always, 'Maybe someday, but not now.' There is certainly an open invitation, but we don't have anything happening right now. Jim Krasinski, Jenna Fischer , Rainn Wilson , and Mindy Kaling were among the show's stars.

Amtrak Train Derails on Highway Bridge in Washington State
Local officials had warned only weeks ago that the track still might not be safe enough to handle trains at higher speeds. The previous coastal route often encountered single-track tunnels that freight trains also shared, slowing down service.

'SNL' has Christmas message from Baldwin's Trump
Now if SNL can just bring that same bite to Alec Baldwin's Trump sketches. "It will soon be replaced by the 'War with North Korea'".

Hardik Patel takes dig at BJP over exit polls for Gujarat
The total voter turnout this time has seen a dip of 2.91%, as compared to the 2012 polls when 71.32% polling was registered. Since BJP was ruling the nation, adequate funds would flow to the state for the development and other related fields.

Trump Critics Think the Robert Mueller Email 'Scandal' Is Baloney
He did not name the transition officials who used the devices. "I was at dinner last night with the President and Vice President". Jay Sekulow, an attorney on Trump's personal legal team, referred questions to the transition group.

Carrie Fisher's dog loved Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Leia was a passing figure in The Force Awakens , only getting a brief scene or two in the film's third act. The Star Wars Celebration runs through April 19 at the Anaheim Convention Center.

Woman mauled to death by her own pit bull dogs
The 22-year-old was taking the two animals for a walk through woodlands near her dad's home in Goochland County, Virginia . Hope I'd never see anything like it again", said Sheriff Agnew at a press conference Friday, according to The Post.

UAE, Saudi welcome United Nations report on Iran
The statement went on: "The U.S. government has an agenda and is constantly at work to deceive the public into believing the cases they put together to advance it".

Tillerson: All Options Remain on Table to Contain DPRK Nuclear Threat
General Jack Keane said as it stands the world is "heading to a military solution" to end the tension on the Korean peninsula. North Korea is also the only country in the world to have violated a voluntary moratorium on nuclear testing.

Natural disaster hits Indonesia's Java, at least two deaths confirmed
Indonesia is located in the so-called Pacific Ring of Fire, where earthquakes and volcanic eruptions frequently occur. Residents were advised to return to their homes but seek temporary shelter if the dwellings aren't safe.

Muhammad Wilkerson staying home this weekend due to coach's decision
New York Jets defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson has been benched for the team's game at New Orleans on Sunday. A day after Wilkerson was benched against Kansas City, Bowles defended the defensive lineman's leadership.

Other news