Google today released the Android security update for April 2017, the OTA files and Full system images of Android 7.1.2 are live now for the Pixel and Nexus devices. If you own one of these devices, then you can update your phone with this new Android 7.1.2 update. The update is already rolled out, and many of Pixel and Nexus users got this new Android 7.1.2 update. The new builds are available for the Pixel and XL, the Pixel C, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P and Nexus Player. To check the update on your phone, go to the setting and check for the System update, here you will receive the Android 7.1.2 OTA update. If you can’t see any update then here is the guide which you can use on your phone and updated the same with latest Android 7.1.2.
Google released a short statement about the update.
Hey All, Today, and over the next few weeks, we will begin the roll out of Android 7.1.2 to Pixel and Pixel XL devices. This update contains a number of bug fixes, added features, and general performance/stability improvements. A few changes and updates that we want to highlight are listed.
- Improved fingerprint swipe performance
- Bluetooth connectivity improvements
- Battery usage alerts
Some of the other fixes are with the early shutdown issue, a fix for the small number of users experiencing pink banding on the camera, and a fix to the audio popping issue some users were experiencing at high volumes.
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Download Android 7.1.2 Update for Pixel and Nexus
Below are the link of OTA update and Full System image file for the Pixel and Nexus devices. Just make sure you download the correct build and for the right device.
How to install Android 7.1.2 on your Nexus or Pixel right now
If you are running the Android 7.1.1 on your phone, then you need download the OTA zip file and flash the same with the help of ADB fastboot commands. Here is the full guide to Install Pixel / Nexus OTA Update Manually With ADB Sideload.
If you are on older Version of Android (Like Before Android 7.1.1) or have the rooted phone, then you have to flash the full system image of Android 7.1.2. Follow this guide to Flash Factory Images on Google Pixel and Pixel XL