Sony Xperia XZ2 Getting Android P Beta 2, Includes Plenty of Bug Fixes

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For Xperia XZ2 owners, your week is starting off right. Sony is now pushing Beta 2 of the Android P preview, complete with a whole lot of bug fixing hotness.

Inside, Sony says they have fixed issues regarding the microphone, wireless charging, GPS not working, exFAT formatted SD cards not working, 4G+ causing modem crashes, plus plenty more squashed bugs.

Here are all of the changes Sony lists, on top of the native changes you’ll find from Google. For all of those changes, read our overview post.

What’s Fixed

  • Small difference in max vs min volume during call
  • Microphone stops working
  • Wireless Charging on XZ2 not fully recognized
  • SD-cards formatted with exFAT are not recognized
  • Nightlight is not triggered correctly when using sunset to sunrise setting
  • GPS not working on some units
  • 4G+ can cause the modem to crash
  • Tethering/Wifi Hotspot makes the system unstable

If you’re rocking Android P on your Xperia XZ2, go get this update. If you’re not already on Android P but would like to try it, the process looks rather straightforward. You’ll need the Xperia Companion app on your computer, then that desktop app will essentially walk you through the flashing process. It shouldn’t be too difficult.

// Sony



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