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Warning: your Android phone may be banned from doing your "most important tasks" unless you update it now.

Warning: your Android phone may be banned from doing your “most important tasks” unless you update it now.

Android users were reportedly unable to answer or make calls due to a new bug caused by Google.

Google warned that some Android smartphone models cannot make or receive phone calls due to a bug in the Google app. Fortunately, the company has fixed the problem with a new update, but you will need to head to the Play Store to install it as soon as possible.

The Google Community Manager confirmed that the phone call failure was due to a recent patch and posted on the forums: “After the recent update of the Google search application on Android, some mobile phone users have difficulties receiving and making calls. “

And if your smartphone has automatic updates disabled or hasn’t been connected to a reliable Wi-Fi signal for the past few days, you’ll need to manually install the update now. To do so, head over to the Google Play Store on the affected device. Then search for “Google” in the Applications tab. Load the app store listing, there should be an update button at the top.

Google describes the eponymous app as follows: “The Google app keeps you up to date with the things that matter to you. Find quick answers, explore your interests, and receive news updates on the things that matter to you. The more you use the app. from Google, the better. “

Several Android users confirmed that the Google app update allowed them to make calls again. However, some people have claimed that removing the app is the only way to regain this basic functionality.

Source: Express

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