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Pixel 1 - Issues with update to Android 9

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-- All the apps freezes.
-- System UI isn't responding
-- Dialer and call app doesn't respond
-- Sometimes volume button stops responding
-- Restarts suddenly
-- bad batter life


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You can also download the entire firmware from https://developers.google.com/android/images#sailfish, back up everything on the phone, edit the fastboot bat (for Windows) or fastboot.sh (for Mac or Linux) file and remove the -w on the last fastboot line, then flash the entire ROM (you'll have to unlock the bootloader if you haven't already - which will wipe all your data, which is why you should back it up), and restore your data. (You can also install TWRP while you're at it, to make it easier to back up in the future.) Google supports unlocking the bootloader, flashing your own ROM [they supply it for all Pixel phones], etc.)

(And, if you want a rooted phone, once you have TWRP installed, you can install Magisk.)