The monthly security update is here again as usual for Google pixel and Nexus devices. Last month, the February Android security update was first adapted by the two phones before others so it’s a normal game.
Google pixel and Nexus March security patch update is also selective, that is to say that it’s not available for all the company devices. The selected devices eligible for the new update includes:
- Pixel 2
- Pixel 2 XL
- Pixel XL
- Pixel C
- Nexus 5X, and
- Nexus 6P
The update is reportedly said to resolves a total of 37 issues as well as includes improvements specifically for the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL models. Also its available in the form of an over-the-air (OTA) rollout. As well, Google has released factory images and OTA zip files of the latest Android update.
HOW TO CHECK / UPDATE YOURS (OTA)
You can check the availability of the March Android security update on your eligible Pixel or Nexus device as listed above by going to Settings > System updates.
Alternatively, there are OTA zip files that can be installed on devices with an unlocked bootloader. OTA zip files can also be sideloaded on top of the existing software version. This mainly helps to retain user data. If you know how to install updatevia factory mode, you can pick the updated factory images by downloading it via Here. You are advised to back up your data before installing the update via a factory image.