Google Pixel Watch new updates, bugs, issues & problems tracker [Cont. updated]

This tracker will be regularly updated with the latest information on Google Pixel Watch, including software updates, bugs, and issues.

So if you happen to own this smartwatch, then this is a one-stop place for you to get the latest updates. Be sure to check back frequently.


Google Pixel Watch software updates

We will be tracking all the software updates, including security patches and new features coming to the wearable in the future using the table below.

Info. last updated on Device Version Changelog/Update contents
Dec. 6, 2022 Pixel Watch (Wear OS 3.5) December 2022 software update
Jan. 10, 2023 All January 2023 software update
Feb. 07, 2023 Pixel Watch (Wear OS 3.5) RWD9.220429.075/RWD9.220429.075.J1 February 2023 software update
Mar. 21, 2023 Pixel Watch (Wear OS 3.5) RWDA.230114.008.R1/RWDA.230114.008.J2 March 2023 software update
Apr. 11, 2023 All RWDA.230114.010.G2 April 2023 Security Update
Info. last updated on Device Version Changelog/Update contents
May 2, 2023 Pixel Watch (Wear OS 3.5) RWDA.230114.013 May 2023 Security update
Jun. 6, 2023 Pixel Watch (WearOS 3.5) RWDC.230605.004 June 2023 update
Jul. 7, 2023 Pixel Watch (WearOS 3.5) RWDC.230705.001 July 2023 update
Aug. 8, 2023 Pixel Watch (WearOS 3.5) RWDC.230805.001 August 2023 update
Sep. 13, 2023 Pixel Watch (WearOS 3.5) RWDC.230905.003 September 2023 update

Bugs, issues, and problems

In this section, we will keep track of all the bugs and issues that arise on the Google Pixel Watch.

Info. last updated on Device Description Status
Oct. 14 Pixel Watch Reverse wireless charging and 3rd-party Qi wireless chargers not supported Reportedly working
Oct. 17 Pixel Watch Won’t sync with Fitbit app or Agenda app Unacknowledged (workaround)
Oct. 17 Pixel Watch LTE activation on Verizon, T-Mobile or AT&T not working Unacknowledged
Oct. 19 Pixel Watch WhatsApp notifications not working Unacknowledged (workaround)
Oct. 19 Pixel Watch Pixel Watch alarms not syncing with phone Intended behavior
Info. last updated on Device Description Status
Oct. 21 Pixel Watch Pixel Watch screen ‘AOD burn in’ & ‘dead pixels’ Acknowledged
Oct. 24 Pixel Watch Fitbit ECG not working Workaround
Nov. 1 Pixel Watch Unable to set home & work address after Google Maps update Workaround
Nov. 4 Pixel Watch Causing burns, rashes, or itchiness on wrists Escalated
Nov. 14 Pixel Watch Pixel Watch auto dialing emergency call Unacknowledged (1,2)
Info. last updated on Device Description Status
Nov. 15 Pixel Watch eSIM setup issue Fixed
Feb. 15 Pixel Watch Not receiving December OTA Workarounds
Dec. 19 Pixel Watch (LTE) SMS stops working when away from phone Under investigation (workarounds)
Jan. 04, 2023 Pixel Watch Fall Detection missing or unavailable Rolling out
May 01, 2023 Pixel Watch Poor battery life Persists with April update
Info. last updated on Device Description Status
Jan. 19, 2023 Pixel Watch Stuck on ‘Preparing to update’ Unacknowledged (Workaround)
Feb. 16, 2023 Pixel Watch Missing estimated oxygen variation Partially fixed
Mar. 6, 2023 Pixel Watch Alarm ringing some minutes later than set Unacknowledged (1, 2, 3)
Mar. 27, 2023 Pixel Watch Charging notification delayed after March update Unacknowledged (Workaround)
Apr. 12, 2023 Pixel Watch Not charging, too slow, or won’t charge fully Workaround
Info. last updated on Device Description Status
May. 02, 2023 Pixel Watch SPO2 sensor still not working Unacknowledged

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