Random reboots on Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL

Pixel 2 & Pixel 2 XL

Either it is Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL they both have been in the news for multiple wrong reasons and this time too it is for a wrong reason. There are untimely reboots occurring. Not only one or two users are facing this crisis there are several complaints from many users about this reboot happening anytime. 

Many users have observed that their handset is randomly rebooting although few users had faced this issue since the launch. Now, this rebooting is happening with many people and probably the cause behind it is the mobile phone’s LTE modem. 

Pixel 2 & Pixel 2 XL

Nader Babli is a Google Pixel user had faced the untimely rebooting. Instead of complaining, he has found out the reason behind this nuisance. 

I KNOW WHY THIS IS HAPPENING!!!  It’s from being in a low signal area and LTE – for example when I’m at home on wifi it rarely happens, once I leave my wifi area (low signal area, LTE comes and goes)  reboots happen constantly . . .  So I went into Settings -> Network and Internet -> Mobile Network and change Preferred network type to only use 3G = NO MORE REBOOTS! Can someone else please confirm this? Obviously leaving LTE off is not feasible, but hopefully, it points Google in the right direction for fixing this . . . . .

I’ve narrowed it down even more . . .  the area that it continuously reboots with LTE has a Wilson Cell Amplifier in the area, I got access to be able to unplug it temporarily . . . . and low and behold LTE is on, and no more reboots . . . . so the Amplifier is the culprit . . . . either the phone doesn’t know how to work with a boosted signal or the booster doesn’t know how to work with Pixel. 

This is what he had to say. However, we can not be certain until Google clarifies the reason behind this themselves. Earlier Google had responded to every complaint faced by its Pixel flagship users and we hope it will do the same this time. 

This is not the first predicament the Pixel flagship is facing, from screen burns to hissing sounds or charging issues. The trouble basket for Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL was already full and now another add-on. 

Don’t get disheartened some good features are also being added to the Pixel smartphones. Read all about the Google lens being rolled out in the Pixel mobile phones. 

Let us know if you have faced the same predicament in the comment section below. 

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