Pixel 6’s Magic Eraser Tool is causing Google Photos app to crash

Deepak Gupta
Deepak Gupta February 4, 2022
Updated 2022/02/04 at 9:39 PM

The on is a handy tool that does a solid job of removing unwanted objects or people from photos. However, users are facing a bug that crashes the Google Photos app when using it.

People flagged the problem in and Twitter. Like notes, some have tried clearing the Google Photos cache and restarting the device, but that doesn’t seem to fix things.

Users had other issues with Magic Eraser and Google Photos. An app update in November accidentally removed the feature, but Google quickly fixed it. Ploonge asked Google when users can expect a fix for the latest issue.

Magic Eraser was touted as one of the most attractive new features in the Pixel 6 lineup and it certainly didn’t hurt device sales. Google parent Alphabet set an all-time quarterly sales record for the Pixel in the last three months of 2021, even in the face of ongoing supply chain issues.

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