October update is killing my battery! Google Pixel 2 & Pixel 2 XL October 15, 2020 Android ForumsLeave a Comment on October update is killing my battery! Google support forums show I’m not the only one. The solution is to boot in safe mode and triage which app might be causing the issue. If not they suggest a factory reset. To me that’s a copout. Phone was fine until the update. Pixel 2XL Source Sharing is caring!