Android 7.1.1 update adds VoLTE support for Pixel, Pixel XL
Google’s Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones were launched in India with Android 7.1 Nougat, but lacked support for VoLTE (voice over LTE). However, with the latest Android 7.1.1 update , Pixel and Pixel XL are getting VoLTE support.
Besides other telecom operators worldwide, The Pixel and Pixel XL will finally work on Reliance Jio’s VoLTE-exclusive network in India. To activate HD calling via VoLTE on Pixel phone go to mobile network settings and enable “Enhanced 4G LTE Mode”. Once the feature is enabled, you’ll see ‘HD’ in the status bar, which implies that the device is VoLTE-enabled.
Apart from VoLTE support, Android 7.1.1 Nougat brings Android security patch for December and double-tap or raise to wake up the phone feature, that will let users see their lock screen and notification by tapping the display or when the phone is picked up.
The Android 7.1.1 Nougat for Pixel phones comes with build number NMF260 and weighs 261.9MB, and is currently being rolled out over-the-air.