September Security Patch Rolling Out To Pixel, Nexus Devices & Essential Phone


Google releases a security patch every month. We are already a week into September, so it was about time for this month's security update. Earlier today, Google started rolling out the September security patch to the Pixel, the Pixel XL, the Pixel 2, the Pixel 2 XL, the Pixel C, the Nexus 5X, and the Nexus 6P. Alongside Google, Essential is also pushing out the September security update to the PH-1. The build numbers for the updates are given below:
  • Nexus 6P (Oreo 8.1) — OPM6.171019.030.K1
  • Nexus 5X (Oreo 8.1) — OPM6.171019.030.K1
  • Pixel (Pie 9) — PPR2.180905.006, PPR2.180905.006.A1 (Verizon)
  • Pixel XL (Pie 9) — PPR2.180905.006, PPR2.180905.006.A1 (Verizon)
  • Pixel 2 (Pie 9) — PPR2.180905.005
  • Pixel 2 XL (Pie 9) — PPR2.180905.005
  • Pixel C (Oreo 8.1) — OPM4.171019.021.Z1
  • Essential PH-1 (Pie 9) — PPR1.180905.036

The Nexus and Pixel Security Bulletin mentions three functional updates and 15 security fixes. The most noteworthy of the functional updates is a Bluetooth fix that will improve the audio quality through car speakers.

The 81.4MB security update for the Essential Phone also comprises of various fixes. There are fixes for Bluetooth car audio and accessibility services. 

Both Essential and Google have posted the factory and OTA images for the September update. The OTA images for Pixel and Nexus devices can be found here, and the factory images here. The OTA and factory images for the PH-1 are available on Essential's website.

[Featured image credits - Essential]

Krittin Kalra
Krittin Kalra is a 20 year old Android freak. Striving for passions, chasing down his dreams and living a life without regrets is his sole mantra. A bit moody, he also does custom ROM reviews for AndroGuider. Currently pursuing his B.Tech, he aspires to follow his heart.
September Security Patch Rolling Out To Pixel, Nexus Devices & Essential Phone September Security Patch Rolling Out To Pixel, Nexus Devices & Essential Phone Reviewed by Krittin Kalra on 9/06/2018 01:42:00 AM
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