Google has now started to roll out new December 2019 update to all supported Pixel phones. In our guide, you can directly download the official factory images/firmware for your device. The images can be then manually flash making them quite useful for a quick upgrade. Make sure to upgrade if you have been facing glitches or issues before.
Google is still patching updates starting from the latest Pixel 4/XL and going back to Pixel 2/Pixel 2 XL. These updates are quite important as they ensure security and reliability. Make sure these updates will reach via OTA automatically on your phone.
Google Pixel Security Bulletin – December 2019
These devices are compatible with the new December 2019 security patch is Pixel 4 XL/4, Pixel 3a XL/3a, Pixel 3 XL/3, and Pixel 2 XL/2.
Making these images available for manual download, Google starts pushing them directly through their update servers to compatible devices. We did see Check for Update functionality, which is built-in to the Android system. How to check? To check for an available update, go to Settings > System > System update > Check for update.
There are some of the key new additions coming to Pixel phones. Some are fixes dedicated to the new Pixel 4 whilst there are others spanning a wider compatibility list.
Download Google Pixel December 2019 Factory Images
Download links are below for those who want to flash their phones manually without waiting to currently run custom ROMs / mods:
NOTE: Unfortunately, Pixel C has been dropped from support, there will be no further official software updates for the tablet.
Download December 2019 Security Update for:
- Pixel 3a XL: Download Factory Image
- 3a: Download Factory Image
- Pixel 3 XL: Download Factory Image
- 3: Download Factory Image
- Pixel 2 XL: Download Factory Image
- 2: Download Factory Image
NOTE: If installing these factory images on your Google Pixel or Nexus devices, you also need the latest fastboot tool.
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