Aug 22 AT 11:57 AM Dima Aryeh 5 Comments

Update rolling out to new Nexus 7, claims to fix multitouch issues

New Nexus 7-1

When the second generation Nexus 7 was launched, it was plagued with many problems. Factory images weren’t being released, people complained about multitouch issues and the GPS cut out for many. Google seems to have worked hard to make the device better, and the first two issues have been fixed. Previously, Google posted the factory images for the device on their site.

Today, they’re beginning to roll out a new update for the tablet. The update is Android build JSS15Q and is made specifically to fix the multitouch issues many people experienced. And though not everyone has received it, there are already reports that it does indeed fix the issue!

People had many theories about why these issues were present, but it was probably something as simple as a bad undervolt on the touchscreen controller. That’s why it worked better plugged in; it received the proper voltage. We’re glad to see the update fixing people’s issues without the need for an RMA. Have you received this update? Did it fix your issues?

Dima Aryeh is a Russian obsessed with all things tech. He does photography, is an avid phone modder (who uses an AT&T Galaxy Note II), a heavy gamer (both PC and 360), and an aspiring home mechanic. He is also an avid fan of music, especially power metal.

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