If you have a compatible mobile, you can now download and install the Android update of August 2022
Google has not missed its appointment with the android august update: with the first Monday of the month, a new security updatepublished together with the security patch that fixes the operating system vulnerabilities discovered over the last few weeks.
The August 2022 Android Update is available for download on devices google-pixel since the Pixel 4 until the Pixel 6a. The Pixels of 2016, the Pixel 2 and the Pixel 3 are no longer part of the list of terminals compatible with new system and security updates.
One more month, Samsung has managed to get ahead of Google and over the past few days had already updated some of its models with the August patch. However, do not forget that manufacturers have access to the patch a few days before Google publishes it in its bulletin, so it is not surprising that some companies manage to get ahead of it.
The August Android update arrives to solve security problems
In this case, we are not talking about an update of the type Pixel Feature Drop as it was December 2021 updatesince it does not introduce functional changes and new features geared towards Pixel series phones.
Those who do not want to wait for the arrival of the update to their mobiles, can proceed to carry out the manual installation of the OTA file corresponding to the August patch published by Google.
On the other hand, the security bulletin lists all the vulnerabilities that have been fixed with this update, categorized according to the level of threat they posed to the platform. Some of them are Specific performance and security improvements for Pixel mobiles.
The Android security patch August 2022 It will be released in the next few hours through OTA gradually, and will gradually reach compatible models. However, it is already possible download the corresponding update packages for each deviceto carry out the manual installation either through the OTA file, or through the factory image of each terminal: