Update #2, Dec 5 during 8:39 a.m. ET: Google has posted Dec 2018 bureau images and OTA files for a strange Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL. You can download them below:
Update #1, Dec 3 during 4:12 p.m. ET: Essential is customarily discerning to hurl out Android confidence rags shortly after Google releases them, and this month’s patch is no different. Essential Phone owners, a Dec Android confidence patch should be rolling out to your inclination now!
December’s program recover is here. Check your Essential Phone for a update. pic.twitter.com/tTaeQZ0kzl
— Essential (@essential) December 3, 2018
Original article, Dec 3 during 1:05 p.m. ET: Right on schedule, Google has expelled Android’s Dec confidence patch. The new bureau images for a several Google inclination are here, while a OTA files are here.
The good news is that a Pixel C, Nexus 6P, and Nexus 5X are still removing updates, notwithstanding a fact that a association is no longer thankful to emanate confidence rags for a three-year-old devices.
However, a bad news is that — just like final month — a confidence rags for a Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL are not here yet. Last month, a updates for a OG Pixel inclination came about dual weeks after a initial batch. Is this going to be a trend from now on?
The December patch itself includes fixes for mixed confidence vulnerabilities. The many serious of these issues is a vicious confidence disadvantage in media horizon that could capacitate a remote assailant to govern capricious formula on a device. However, Google has no record of any assailant indeed exploiting this vulnerability.
The patch also includes a long-awaited repair for a memory government problems benefaction on a Google Pixel 3 and Google Pixel 3 XL. There’s also some camera improvements, a repair for flickering always-on-display, and some Bluetooth audio enhancements. Check out a list next to see what’s removing a repair for your device(s):
If we don’t wish to wait for a Dec confidence patch to make a approach to your phone, we can download a latest bureau picture or OTA record from a links below. From there, we can either flash a uninformed build to your phone or sideload a OTA update.
- Pixel 3 XL: Factory Image, OTA
- Pixel 3: Factory Image, OTA
- Pixel 2 XL: Factory Image, OTA
- Pixel 2: Factory Image, OTA
- Pixel C: Factory Image, OTA
- Nexus 6P: Factory Image, OTA
- Nexus 5X: Factory Image, OTA