We're here on the first Monday in May, and with it, as usual, it's coming the security package associated with this deadline, accompanied by a safety briefing that included the risk of repairs over the past few weeks.
A May 2020 security update is available all Google Pixels except 2016 models. However, the Pixel series models are not the first to get it, since Samsung We had issued updates on the October security deposit a few days ago at some of its terminals. In the coming weeks, devices from other manufacturers should start updating to install security enhancements.
In this respect we are not talking about the update of the Pixel Feature Drop model, because it does not introduce any practical changes or new features directed to Pixel series phones. Instead they apply safety enhancements
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Google Pixel 2, 3, 3a and 4 are getting a security update in May
Those who do not want to wait for the OTA to arrive on their mobile phones can continue to manually install the OTA file accompanying the May issue published by Google. Installation of this file does not include data loss, as it is a mounting update that does not affect the data stored on the device's internal memory.
This is the last refuge to arrive before Google releases the first beta version of Android 11, which according to the official update calendar for the new version, should be ready sometime this month. In fact, it may be next week that Google will unveil the beta version of Android 11 to all those who decide to test the new version before the release of the final version, slated for this summer.
On the other hand, the safety report lists them all risk fixed with this update, they are categorized according to the level of threat they place on the platform. On the other hand, in this case they are not involved Development of concrete performance for Pixel phones as happened in previous reviews.
The May 2020 Android security patch It will be released in the next few hours with OTA gradually, and will gradually reach compatible models. However, it is already possible download compatible update packages for each device, to perform manual or manual installation of the OTA file, or with factory-enabled image:
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