Google is now rolling out the October 2021 Android Safety Patch to all Pixel gadgets. Many people anticipated it to be Android 12, however no, it’s simply the safety replace. Google pushed Android 12 to AOSP, nevertheless, and is anticipating to launch it on Pixel within the coming weeks.
That is the month-to-month safety replace that Google sends out to its gadgets and it shares with its companions. It doesn’t embrace any new options, simply safety fixes.
We’ve truly already seen this patch roll out to another smartphones from Samsung, forward of Google truly asserting the patch. Which is one thing we’ve seen quite a lot of these days.
What’s been fastened on this patch?
Google fastened a ton of vulnerabilities within the June 2021 safety patch for Pixel and different Android gadgets.
As per standard, Google has not detailed every vulnerability. That is executed on function in order that those who haven’t obtained the replace (which proper now, is everybody) just isn’t the sufferer of an assault. Detailing the vulnerabilities is like giving the keys to hackers, to your machine. So that is executed to guard everybody. However there are a ton of adjustments made to Qualcomm and MediaTek gadgets, in addition to vulnerabilities within the Android Runtime and extra.
You may try the safety bulletin here, to see precisely what Google has fastened with this replace to Pixels and Android usually.
What gadgets are supported within the September 2021 safety patch?
The September 2021 safety patch is rolling out to Pixel gadgets now. And it helps the Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, Pixel 3a, Pixel 3a XL, Pixel 4, Pixel 4 XL, and Pixel 4a. The Pixel 4a 5G and Pixel 5 ought to each include the September 2021 safety replace put in after they go on sale later this month. If not, there ought to be an replace out there out of the field.
The Verizon variations of the Pixel 3, Pixel 4 and Pixel 5 will probably be rolling out later this week.
Most smartphones launched within the final two to a few years may also be supported. You’ll want to attend on your smartphone producer to roll out the replace although.
Ensure that to replace your Pixel machine as quickly as you get this replace, and don’t put it off. Safety updates usually are not nice for laying aside til in a while.