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Oddly enough, Android Headlines points out that at least one Verizon customer who had bought a Pixel 2 was told by a customer service rep that the microphone issue would be resolved in an over-the-air update, but all signs point to this being a hardware issue. Some have found that disabling this feature prevents the issue, others say that even just toggling it off and then on is a temporary solution.
It looks like there is no respite for Google from problems regarding its Pixel 2 smartphones. For those who aren't experiencing the same problem yet, it's possible that their Pixel 2 XL units are not affected and they shouldn't worry too much about it. The Pixel 2 has nothing special as it comes with a regular design and has a plasticky feel because Google covered the aluminum body with paint (why on the earth you'll do that?). The user further added this does not happen all the time, but he has noticed this issue after the purchasing the device.
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Some users have also reported that screen flashes sometimes when it wakes up to show notifications. When users make a call the other person on the other side can not hear them. This is an issue beyond just phone calls, though, as things such as voice recognition use the same microphones. The latest one that has surfaced is related to the bigger Pixel 2 XL model. This could still be a hardware related issue that's directly tied to Android Oreo.
Some users even have reported a odd screen flashing which happens when you lock or unlock the phone. "Blowing into the speaker when the microphone is working causes it to fail", Zeird wrote.