One also can not save new contacts to device. https://forum.xda-developers.com/pixel-2-xl/help/able-to-save-contacts-contacts-to-device-t3696755/post74450263#post74450263
Pixel 2 and 2 XL are big hot messes.
Google better get their act right with the Pixel 3 and 3 XL.
This is what happens when you put other companies to manufacture your phones and you actually make them good... Google needs to get independent on the hardware side