Vivo V15 Pro & Z1 Pro users reporting battery, calls, notification, & other issues after Android 11 update

Google I/O is slated for later today and in the event, we expect to get a few more details on the upcoming version of Android, Android 12.

That means that Android 11’s time in the limelight is drawing to an expected conclusion as more and more devices get updated.

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Vivo V15 Pro

Vivo has been updating its eligible devices diligently over the past few months and you can check out our dedicated tracker for more on the status of this rollout.

And like any piece of software, Vivo’s Android 11 builds haven’t been without their fair share of issues. Today, we look at some of the bugs reported by users of the Vivo V15 Pro and Vivo Z1 Pro.

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Vivo Z1 Pro

See, the Vivo V15 Pro was unveiled back in March 2019 running Android 9 Pie out of the box and has since been updated to Android 11.

But this update hasn’t been a bed of roses for Vivo V15 Pro users as it has reportedly caused battery drain issues, overheating, just to mention a few.

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my vivo v15 pro battery becomes useless after updating to Android 11. It always asks to charge your phone even if it is 77% battery. There was full day battery backup just 15 days before.Help.
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Users of the Vivo Z1 Pro haven’t been spared the headache of bugs and issues either. According to some users, the device has an issue with the speaker.

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Since the new update, Phone is not working properly, There is some sort of bug with the speaker and notifications, Hope it will help in future updates. This is for Vivo Z1 Pro.
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Other issues reported by users of this device include call recording, broken video calls, scaling issues in the notification shade, gaming (1,2,3) among others.

At the time of writing, Vivo was yet to publicly acknowledge any of these issues or tell affected users what to do with their mis-behaving units.

We shall continue to keep an eye on these and many more issues and their status so stay tuned to PiunikaWeb.

NOTE: We have these and many more Vivo stories in our dedicated Vivo section.

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