UPDATE: The January update for Pixel is now rolling out to the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro. –Paul
Over a month after Google promised to fix a sweeping set of issues with the Pixel 6 series handsets, it has a new release date scheduled for the update.
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Unfortunately, Google hasn’t publicly announced a new date for its December 2021 Pixel update for the Pixel 6 and 6 Pro (which will likely be called the January 2022 update and will include this month’s fixes too). Instead, the supposed new date comes from a Canadian wireless carrier, Fido, which updated its OS Upgrade Schedule support page today. And according to that page, Google will release something called the “Jan. SMR & more” in three days, on Monday, January 17. (Thanks to Reddit for the tip.)
All Google has said officially is that this badly-needed and now long-overdue set of fixes was delayed until “late January.” Since then, it delivered the January 2022 Pixel update to all supported Pixels except the 6 series.