If you have Microsoft Teams installed on your Android phone, this error prevents you from dialing 911

If you have Microsoft Teams installed on your Android phone, this error prevents you from dialing 911

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  • Apparently, the issue only affects Android users who have the Microsoft Teams app installed but aren’t currently logged into Microsoft’s video conferencing software. However, the immediate fix for this issue for users running Android 10 or higher is to uninstall and then reinstall the app. An update for the app itself will also be made available to fully resolve the issue in the near future. At the same time, Google will release an Android security patch on January 4 to fix the issue permanently on its end.

  • In its comment on the Reddit user’s original post, Google explained that the emergency calling bug is the result of an unintended interaction between Microsoft Teams and Android, saying: “We determined that the issue was being caused by unintended interaction between the Microsoft Teams app and the underlying Android operating system. Because this issue impacts emergency calling, both Google and Microsoft are heavily prioritizing the issue, and we expect a Microsoft Teams app update to be rolled out soon – as always we suggest users keep an eye out for app updates to ensure they are running the latest version.”

After living and working in South Korea for seven years, Anthony now resides in Houston, Texas where he writes about a variety of technology topics for ITProPortal and TechRadar. He has been a tech enthusiast for as long as he can remember and has spent countless hours researching and tinkering with PCs, mobile phones and game consoles. Audio player loading… A fitness tracker might seem like a lovely Christmas gift – something that your nearest and dearest can use all year round, and that will help steer them on a healthier course through life – but tucking one away under the tree could be a colossal mistake.It’s not that fi

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