No August patch for Pixels yet, but at least one carrier is issuing another July update

What it’s essential to know

  • The August 2022 Pixel update has been seemingly delayed.
  • Verizon has issued a brand new July update for the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Professional.
  • Google has already printed the August 2022 Pixel Update Bulletin.

A couple of days into August, Pixel house owners are nonetheless with out the newest August patch, regardless that we anticipated it to reach on Monday. Nonetheless, as a substitute of the August update, it appears as if some customers are being handled to another July patch as a substitute.

Verizon has posted a brand new update on its software program help web page (opens in new tab), as noticed by 9to5Google. The update seemingly bumps the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Professional to construct model SQ3A.220705.003.A3, a slight distinction from the SQ3A.220705.003.A1 construct that rolled out at the start of the month. The Android Safety Patch Degree stays at July 2022.

It is unclear what is included on this update, with the obscure changelog stating, “the present software program update gives efficiency enhancements to your gadget.”

For sure, it’s kind of odd that Google hasn’t launched the August update but, regardless of already publishing the Pixel Update Bulletin, which highlights the assorted vulnerabilities addressed within the patch.

It is potential that the update was essential earlier than Google pushed out the August patch, but it is unclear. Thus far, it looks as if Verizon and Softbank (SQ3A.220705.004.A1) Pixel 6, and 6 Professional models are amongst these receiving a brand new update.

Including to the confusion is the truth that the Pixel 6a is in the course of receiving its first update to the June 2022 patch and never the July update. Hopefully, issues will come collectively when the August update lastly rolls out, but new Pixel 6a house owners wanting for the newest July safety update can contemplate enrolling into the Android 13 beta.

Samsung started updating its finest Android telephones earlier than the month even began and is already a number of fashions deep. Within the meantime, we’ll be looking out for the August update each time it decides to reach on Pixel telephones.