Imagine this scene. Yourorder finally arrives on your doorstep and as you excitedly try to start up your new phone, you're greeted with an error message: "Can't find valid operating system. The device will not start."
Unfortunately, this was a reality for some unlucky people who received their new Pixels without the Android OS.
Google told CNET that the problem has now been fixed, but not before a few people on Reddit reported receiving the defunct phones. Without an operating system, the devices are essentially useless. The only thing for these people to do is to get in touch with Google's customer support, and from there Google will ensure that they get a working phone.
The missing Android OS issue may only affect a small number of Pixel owners, but it joins a growing list of other Google hardware woes. The Pixel 2 XL is already under fire for received phones that have failed quality control and that the initially recorded living room conversations., while other Pixel 2s have been said to emit a . Still other reports claim that buyers have
As Apple's ambitious iPhone Xoff store shelves, it's a bad time for Google's rival Pixel 2 phones to stumble.
If you've run into any issues with your Pixel 2, contact Google customer support right away.