Google has released the March Android update for the Pixel series devices.
A new android security update is available from today. Google has released the security patch March 2023, along with the bulletin that covers the operating system vulnerabilities that have been fixed over the past few weeks, and the changes and performance improvements that are coming to devices supported by the update.
Android March 2023 update is available to download on devices google pixel from the Pixel 4a and Pixel 5. The 2016 Pixel, the Pixel 2, the Pixel 3 and the Pixel 4 are no longer part of the list of terminals compatible with new system and security updates.
One more month, samsung has managed to get ahead of Google and over the past few days he had already updated some of his models with the March patch. However, do not forget that manufacturers have access to the patch a few days before Google publishes it in its bulletin, so it is not surprising that some companies manage to get ahead of it.
The March update arrives as a new Pixel Feature Drop
As planned, the Android update of March 2023 arrives like a new feature update targeting Pixel devices, which introduces several functional changes and adds new features interesting.
Although Google hasn’t (yet) confirmed the official changelog, we do know that this update adds support for a faster night mode in the camera of the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Proin addition to making the arrival of the “Direct my Call” function official to the Pixel 4a, Pixel 4a 5G and Pixel 5a. It has also been confirmed that, as of now, the Health Sync app will be pre-installed and it will not be necessary to download it through the Google Play Store.
Google has also made official the arrival of the fall detection to Google Pixel Watchand has taken the opportunity to point out that the Magic Eraser it will now be available on all Pixel series devices.
Apart from all of the above, Google has fixed a large number of bugs present in Pixel series devicesjust like the company has confirmed in his official forum.
Those who do not want to wait for the update to arrive on their mobiles can proceed to carry out the manual installation of the OTA file corresponding to the March patch published by Google.
On the other hand, the security bulletin lists all the vulnerabilities that have been fixed with this updatecategorized according to the level of threat they posed to the platform. Some of them are Specific performance and security improvements for Pixel phones.
He March 2022 Android security patch It will be released in the next few hours via OTA gradually, and it will gradually reach compatible models. However, it is already possible download the corresponding update packages for each deviceTo perform the manual installation either through the OTA file, or through the factory image of each terminal: