Google Pixel and Nexus are amazing devices and keeping these devices up to date is imperative. To ensure that your phone is always safe and secure, Google tends to release an update every now and then. Finally, you can download Google’s April 2018 Android Security Patch for Pixel and Nexus devices. Before you get down to downloading these files from the links below, you need to know a couple of things regarding it.
You can easily download Android 8.1 Oreo OTAs and Factory images. Nexus 5x, Nexus 6P and the entire lineup of Pixel phones can enjoy Android 8.1 Oreo. Another important thing to remember is that Nexus 6P has two different April 2018 security patch update, however, we are not yet sure which is for which built. It is rumored that since 5X and 6P are not going to receive Android P, thus Google is not going to support them, but it is not true. Despite not offering the latest Android, Google does plan to provide support to these devices. You will be receiving security patches until November 2018.
To download the files of Google’s April 2018 Android Security Patch please see the links below.
- factory image, OTA: Google Pixel 2 (OPM2.171019.029, Apr 2018)
- factory image, OTA: Google Pixel 2 XL (OPM2.171019.029) April 2018
- factory image, OTA: Google Pixel (OPM2.171019.029, Apr 2018
- factory image, OTA: Google Pixel XL (OPM2.171019.029, Apr 2018)
- factory image, OTA: Google Pixel C (OPM1.171019.026, Apr 2018)
In case you are not comfortable in installing any one of the updates, you then have to hold your horses. In no time, you might receive the Over the Air update.
If you want details on multitudes of severe vulnerabilities of Android Security Bulletin April 2018, you can click on the link here. This will hopefully provide you with all the information you are looking for. For Pixels/Nexus specific patches, you can check out the Pixel/Nexus Security patch.
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