Android receives the February system update. These are the compatible phones and any changes that come with the new version.
Like all every first Monday of the month, the Android security patch for this final period. Google published that for another month monthly Android updatealong with the relevant security bulletin.
The Android security update February 2021 is available for All Google Pixel except 2016 models and Pixel 2. In the course of the days, the devices from the other manufacturers will receive the corresponding updates, as the manufacturers adapt the new version to the hardware of their terminals.
Pixels 3, 4 and 5 will be updated in February
In this case, it is not a “Pixel Feature Drop” update as it was available for the Pixels in December as it does not introduce any new exclusive features for Google phones. Instead, they include Performance and security improvements. If we take the company’s planning into account, we derive from it next March update Yes, it will be an update of this type.
If you don’t want to wait for the OTA to arrive on your phone, you can manually install the OTA file, which corresponds to the February patch released by Google.
On the other hand, the security bulletin lists them all Vulnerabilities that have been fixed with this update, categorized according to the level of threat they posed to the platform.
In addition, as stated, it contains several Specific performance improvements and bug fixes for Pixel phonesfrom pixel 3 to pixel 5.
The Android security patch May 2020 It will be released gradually via OTA over the next few hours and will gradually reach compatible models. However, it is already possible Download the appropriate update packages for each deviceto do the manual installation either from the OTA file or from the factory image of each terminal available on the google developer website: