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.
You should note that this tracker has been split into two sections:
- A section detailing the the release of beta and stable builds for the Google Pixel Watch.
- Another section that provides a review of many problems that Pixel Watch users are facing.
Google Pixel Watch software updates
We will be tracking all the software updates, including security patches and new features coming to the wearable in a tabular form. Here’s a list of important official resources regarding the update roll out that might prove helpful.
- Google Pixel Watch official website
- OTA and Factory Images for the smartwatch
- Pixel Watch Help Section
The following is the information we have gathered to date.
|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|
|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|
|Oct. 18, 2023||Pixel Watch (WearOS 4.0)||TWD4.2301005.002||October 2023 security 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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|May. 02, 2023||Pixel Watch||SPO2 sensor still not working||Unacknowledged|
Note: We have more such stories in our dedicated Tracker section so be sure to follow them as well.
Featured image: Pixel Watch.
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