Nexus 5X Android 8.1 Problems & Fixes
The July Android 8.1 Oreo update is a small update, but it's causing problems for some Nexus 5X users.
Nexus 5X users are complaining about installation issues, abnormal battery drain, problems connecting to Bluetooth devices, issues with various third-party apps and services including crashes, and lockups and freezes.
If you do run into problems with the Nexus 5X's Android 8.1 update you can't rely on Google to fix your problems.
We don't know when it will release the next major Android Oreo update (note: there might not be one) and it could be weeks before we get a new set of official fixes.
There are a ton of resources out there but our list of fixes for the most common Nexus Android Oreo issues is a great place to start if you're struggling on 8.1.
Our guide will show you how to fix bad battery life, issues with Wi-Fi, problems with Bluetooth, random reboots, and a few other common problems.
If you're unable to find a fix for your problem there, take a look at our list of resources for Android Oreo problems.
If you run into issues with your apps, Google recommends updating the apps on your Nexus 5X to the latest versions available from Play Store.