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April 2022 Android security patch here for Pixel devices

Believe it or not, the Pixel 6 series is getting it at the same time as the rest. What a concept!
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April 4, 2022
The Google Pixel 6 in Sorta Seafoam color showing the G logo
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The April 2022 Android security patch is here! If you own a recent Google Pixel smartphone, you can perform a software update check now in System Settings to grab it. You can also update manually or simply wait for the OTA notification.

Related: How Google Pixel prices for phones changed over the years

This fix includes a number of bug fixes and feature tweaks. Over at the Pixel Phone help site, you can see the various fixes, with the most notable being a camera bug that showed selfie images as a green screen.

If you don’t want to wait for the OTA alert on your Pixel phone, you can always manually update. To download the factory image or OTA, click the appropriate link below. Don’t have a Pixel phone? The Google Pixel 6 costs just $599 and is our favorite phone from 2021.

April 2022 Android security patch links

Note: These links are for unlocked models only. If you have a carrier-branded Pixel, you will need to visit here for factory images or here for OTA images.