This is all that is available with the May security update for Android.
With the first Monday of May, the Android security patch and update for the most recent period, along with the security bulletin, which contains the security vulnerabilities that have been corrected by Google and its partners in the past few weeks.
The May 2021 Android update is available for download on Google Pixel devices from Pixel 3. The Pixel 2016 and Pixel 2 are no longer part of the list of terminals compatible with new system and security updates.
Samsung has reached another month Get ahead of google and in the past few days it had already updated some of its models with the May patch, with the Galaxy S21 being the first to do so. But don’t forget that Manufacturers have access to the patch a few days in advance that Google publishes it in its newsletter.
Google is updating the Pixel with security improvements
In this case, it has not been an update to the Pixel Feature Drop type since then does not introduce any functional changes or new features targeting Pixel series phones. The full list of messages can be found in the official change bulletin.
It’s also the latest security update prior to the arrival of the first public beta of Android 12whose launch is planned for Google I / O 2021 which will take place virtually between May 18th and 20th.
Those who do not want to wait for the update to arrive for their phones can do the manual installation of the OTA file, which corresponds to the March 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 to the platform. Some of them are Specific performance and security improvements for Pixel phones.
The May 2021 Android security patch 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 perform the manual installation either from the OTA file or from the factory image of each terminal:
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