Google’s Pixel phones are now getting the Google Pixel August 2020 security update. The update is based on the globally stable Android version 10 and features new security firmware files which are now available for the compatible pixel devices, i.e. the pixel phones that are integrated with the security update for August and other changes. As Google had committed to keep on improving the security for their devices every month, it has just made the Pixel August 2020 security update available to users now and you can directly install the build on your compatible Google Pixel device directly from this article.
As the Android version 11 is on the verge of it’s release, Google is still focused on maintaining its iterations for the stable Android version 10. Just as over the past months, this Pixel August 2020 security update will come with new security firmware files along with some bug fixes. Similar to the last months security update, the Pixel August 2020 security update is also compatible for the Google Pixel 2, 2 XL, 3, 3 XL, 3a, 3a XL, 4 and 4 XL. This article will tell you how to manually download the firmware files for the Pixel August 2020 security update or to use the Android Flash Tool to update the security build.
Google Pixel Security Bulletin – Pixel August 2020 Security Update
Just like the previous July 2020 security update, Google has not released any functional notes for the August security update. This could be due to the fact that Google is working on releasing changes looming over with Android 11. Nevertheless, this new security update will bring in changes and which will be applied immediately.
Before making these factory images available for manual download, Google starts to update their compatible devices directly from their update servers. The OTA updates will hopefully not cause any problems this time because we did see the Check for updates function built in the Android system being fixed in the last update. In order to check for an available update, go to Settings > System > System update > Check for update.
As mentioned above, Google has not announced the functional changes for its security updates for two months in a row now. Usually, Google releases a long list of all the changes that the new security update brings in that look over different functions and features. Even though there is no official changelog for the Google Pixel August 2020 security update, we still recommend to download it as it may contain some significant changes for users so it would be good to have the latest firmware.
Download Google Pixel August 2020 Factory Images
Below, we have mentioned the links through which users can manually download the latest Pixel August 2020 security update. As these files are complete firmware, they can be manually flashed using Fastboot. Furthermore, users who are using custom ROMs or are running the Android 11 Beta or other Mods can also use these factory images to return to factory software.
In order to install these factory images on your Google Pixel device, you will also require the latest Fastboot tool. You can get it from the Android SDK Platform-Tools package, which you can download here.
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