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December 2019 Android safety patch is right here (Update: Factory pictures to be had)

Pixel 3a XL product shot

Pixel 3a XL product shot

Update: December 10, 2019 at 4:56 p.m. ET: Pixel 4 customers on Reddit are claiming that the December 2019 Android safety patch is now rolling out to their gadgets. If you will have a Pixel 4, the replace must make its manner for your instrument quickly.

If you don’t wish to watch for the OTA, the manufacturing facility pictures and OTA recordsdata are to be had for download now, however flash or sideload them at your personal chance. According to Droid Life, those pictures could have a naming error.

Google has indexed other carriers for builds than what was once up to now posted. That way the present symbol web page may well be incorrect, so watch out if making a decision to manually push the replace. Accidentally pushing the mistaken one may injury your instrument. We counsel looking forward to your provider to ship out the legitimate OTA replace as a substitute, simply to be protected.

As up to now reported, the December 2019 Android safety patch for the Pixel 4 comprises a repair for static noise in Spotify and in third-party digicam apps, enhance for darkish mode within the bootloader, and extra.


Original article: December 2 2019 at 1:47 p.m. ET: Google simply rolled out the December 2019 Android safety patch. If you will have a Pixel instrument, you’ll be able to take a look at our record of hyperlinks under to snatch it at the moment.

This patch will probably be the overall Android replace for the unique Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL gadgets. Google technically can have stopped updating the ones gadgets in October, nevertheless it assembled one ultimate replace for them. But that is it: barring any unexpected instances, your OG Pixel instrument received’t see any further updates.

Although the OG Pixels have the December 2019 Android safety patch, for some odd reason why Google didn’t push out the patch for the Google Pixel 4 or Pixel 4 XL. It’s imaginable those updates were rather behind schedule or there may well be one thing else occurring. Stay tuned for updates on that anomaly.

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It must even be famous that Pixel gadgets received’t be the primary to peer the December 2019 Android safety patch, as sure Samsung gadgets were given it on the finish of ultimate week.

You can download the manufacturing facility pictures and OTA recordsdata on the hyperlinks under. You can then both flash a recent construct or sideload the OTA record. If you’d moderately take the traditional path, cross to SettingsSystemAdvancedSystem replace and watch for the OTA notification to reach.

  • Pixel 4 XL: Factory Image, OTA
  • Pixel 4: Factory Image, OTA
  • Pixel 3a XL: Factory ImageOTA
  • Pixel 3a: Factory ImageOTA
  • Pixel 3 XL: Factory ImageOTA
  • Pixel 3: Factory ImageOTA
  • Pixel 2 XL: Factory ImageOTA
  • Pixel 2: Factory ImageOTA
  • Pixel XL: Factory Image, OTA
  • Pixel: Factory Image, OTA

If you might be operating the December 2019 Android safety patch, tell us if there are any problems within the feedback under.

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