Google working on returning missing December to Android 4.2 users

A bug in the Android 4.2 'People' app has removed December as an option for users trying to input birthdays or other events in a contact's information.
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Google is reportedly working on a fix for a strange bug in Android 'Jelly Bean' 4.2 that makes it impossible to set a contact's birthday for December.

The bug affects the Android 4.2 People app, in which the month of December simply does not exist for those entering a calendar 'event' in a contact's details. According to reports, Google is already working on a fix that will be found in a 4.2.1 update.


Android 4.2 is only found on a handful of devices at this point, including Google's Nexus 4 and Galaxy Nexus handsets, and the Nexus 7 tablet.

The version shares its Jelly Bean codename with Android 4.1, and offers only minor differences compared to that iteration, chiefly the addition of 'Gesture Typing' and a 360-degree panorama feature for the camera app.

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