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Download Google Pixel August 2019 Security Update Factory Images

All Google Pixel phones are now being updated with August 2019 security update firmware. Continuing the brand’s monthly commitment of releasing new software builds with enhanced security, Pixel devices are now receiving August 2019 security patch. While the update majorly focuses on security, it is also carrying other improvements as well such as better connectivity. Despite this release being an official update, some users would not be able to see it pop up on their devices through the OTA. If that is the case or you have modified your Pixel phone, read ahead to download latest security update factory images for Pixel 3a, Pixel 3a XL, Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Pixel and Pixel XL.

Each month a new build is released for Pixel devices. Rather than carrying new features or major changes, these updates are smaller and only address security as well as reliability. Further, as Android Q is right around the corner, we should expect a major update to arrive as soon as next month. Important in this release, however, is the fact that Google has now officially dropped support for Pixel C. There is no August update for the device and the last it received was of July 2019. Except Pixel C, however, all devices can be installed with this month’s security update. This guide is perfect for users who have a custom ROM or any other system mod, as it lets you download the complete firmware which can be flashed directly. Also, make sure you have unlocked your fastboot first as that is compulsory for manual flashing.

August 2019 Security Update, Google Pixel

Google Pixel Security Bulletin – August 2019

List of devices compatible with new August 2019 security patch are: Pixel 3 XL, Pixel 3, Pixel 2 XL, Pixel 2, Pixel XL, and Pixel.

Prior to making these images available for manual download, Google starts pushing them directly through their update servers to compatible devices. We did see Check for Update functionality, which is built-in to the Android system, being fixed in the previous build so hopefully, it wont be causing any problems this time around. To check for an available update, go to Settings > System > System update > Check for update.

Google Pixel August 2019 Factory Images

Packed within these new builds are improvements listed below.

Functional Updates:

Connectivity

  • Saved WiFi network configuration improvements [Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, Pixel 3a, Pixel 3a XL]
  • WiFi CaptivePortalLogin stability improvements [Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, Pixel 3a, Pixel 3a XL]

Stability

  • Sleep mode improvements [Pixel 3a, Pixel 3a XL]

Download Google Pixel August 2019 Factory Images

Here are the download links for those who want to flash their phones manually without waiting for the over-the-air update to arrive:

NOTE: Pixel C has been dropped from support, there will be no further official software updates for the tablet.

Download August 2019 Security Update for Pixel 3a XL: Download Factory Image

Download August 2019 Security Update for Pixel 3a: Download Factory Image

Download August 2019 Security Update for Pixel 3 XL: Download Factory Image

Download August 2019 Security Update for Pixel 3: Download Factory Image

Download August 2019 Security Update for Pixel 2 XL: Download Factory Image

Download August 2019 Security Update for Pixel 2: Download Factory Image

Download August 2019 Security Update for Pixel XL: Download Factory Image

Download August 2019 Security Update for Pixel: Download Factory Image

NOTE: If installing these factory images on your Google Pixel or Nexus devices, you also need the latest fastboot tool. You can get it from the Android SDK Platform-Tools package, which you can download here.

[Via Android, Pixel Security Bulletin]

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