July 2019 Android Security Update Now Available for Pixel Devices

July 2019 Android Security Update Now Available for Pixel Devices


A new month has arrived, bringing with it a new Android security patch for Google Pixel phones. The July 2019 Android security update is now available for all of Google’s currently supported Pixel devices (Pixel 3a, Pixel 3, Pixel 2, and Pixel). Both factory images and OTA files can be grabbed if you don’t feel like waiting for Google to push the update to your device.

Currently, we are seeing new 9.0.0 files for Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL (PQ3B.190705.003), Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL (PQ3A.190705.003), Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL (PQ3A.190705.001), and Pixel and Pixel XL (PQ3A.190705.001).

The Pixel C has either been cut off after all these years or Google just hasn’t posted a new 8.1.0 image. If they do, we’ll let you know.

You will find each image or OTA file at the links below. For instructions on how to flash a factory image, … Read the rest

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May 2019 Android Security Update Goes Live for Pixel Devices

May 2019 Android Security Update Goes Live for Pixel Devices


Another month, another Android security patch is here. Google just released the May 2019 Android security patch for Pixel devices, even though I/O is only a day away from starting. We already have both factory image and OTA files ready to be downloaded for those willing to do some manual labor, or as always, you can sit back and wait for the update to arrive over-the-air (OTA) to your device.

So far, we are seeing new 9.0.0 files for Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL(PQ3A.190505.002), Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL (PQ3A.190505.001), and Pixel and Pixel XL (PQ3A.190505.001). The Pixel C picked up a new 8.1.0 build as version OPM8.190505.001. All devices are getting the May 5 security patch level.

You can grab each image or OTA file at the links below. For instructions on how to flash a factory image, here you go. For instructions on how … Read the rest

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