Pending the next beta of Android 12, Google today released July patches for supported pixel family devices. The delay, which had been widely anticipated, is due to the July 4th holiday, which forced the Californian company to postpone the release of security updates for a couple of days.
What’s new in the July patches
In addition to the security patches updated in July, the new update for the Pixel range brings few changes. In particular, it enables VoLTE calls on some unspecified networks and fixes a bug that caused continuous reboots in some particular circumstances. For the rest, the changelog includes the classic performance improvements and other minor bugfixes. Following the security bulletin and the complete list of news.
Pixel/Nexus Security Bulletin
Pixel Security Update Changes
How to update Google Pixel 3, 3a, 4, 4a and 5
As always, the roll out of the update will take a few days to reach all the affected devices and the most impatient will be able to download the files from the official Google website. OTA files are available, which only update the system, and the factory image which instead go to delete the contents of the smartphone and which are to be used only if you want a perfectly clean installation perhaps following some problem.
You can still check for the update by going to Settings and opening System> Advanced> System Updates. To follow instead the links to manually download OTA and factory image.