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Guide To Install April 2019 Security Update For Google Pixel And Pixel XL

Recently Google started rolling out the April 2019 security update for Google Pixel and Pixel XL. Now the users of Google Pixel and Pixel XL will be happy after listening to this great news. Now you can download and install the April 2019 security update for Google Pixel and Pixel XL. The most recent security update is based on Android Pie and comes with build id number PQ2A.190405.003.

The April 2019 security update comes with many improvements and enhanced performance of your device. The main focus of the latest security update fixes the bugs and experience improved Bluetooth connectivity. Google is rolling out the latest April 2019 security update via OTA (Over-the-Air), region wise. If you are still not receiving the update and excited to install it then you can install the April 2019 security update manually.

By following given below step by step guide you can easily and quickly install the April 2019 security update for Google Pixel and Pixel XL. A new month has begun which means a new batch of Android security updates will be released as soon as possible. The security updates arrive every month for the supported device which makes Android phone more secure.

Here in this blog, we share the link of OTA and Factory image, through that you can just download and install it by following the given below detailed guide. The April 2019 security update for Google Pixel and Pixel XL brings lots of improvements, several bug fixes, glitches have been addressed, Bluetooth functionality has been improved and much more.

Not necessary but we are highly recommended to take the full backup of all your valuable data before proceeding. If you are interested in downloading and installing the April 2019 security update for Google Pixel and Pixel XL. Then go ahead and follow the given steps.

Install April 2019 Security Update For Google Pixel And Pixel XL

Note:

This tutorial containing the instructions and files to install April 2019 security update is only compatible with Google Google Pixel and Pixel  XL. Do not use this guide for other device or incorrect variant.

Warning:

UnlockRoot.net will not be held responsible for any kind of damage occurred to your Google Pixel and Pixel  XL during or after the rooting process of this April 2019 security update on Google Pixel  XL Proceed at your own risk.

Before Getting Started:

  • Make a proper backup of all your important existing data on Google Pixel and Pixel  XL.
  • ADB/Fastboot must be configured and properly installed on your PC.
  • The stock Marshmallow OS version should be installed on Google Pixel and Pixel  XL.
  • Download and install USB drivers for Nexus on your computer.
  • The Nexus bootloader should be unlocked.

How To Unlock Your Bootloader:

  • Turn off your phone or tablet.
  • Hold down the power button and the volume down button.
  • On your computer, open Command Prompt (Windows) or Terminal (Mac). Navigate to the folder with Platform tools.
  • On your computer, type: ./fastboot flashing unlock in a terminal or command prompt.
  • Press volume up button and the power button on your device to confirm bootloader unlock.
  • On your computer, type: ./fastboot reboot
    • Enable USB debugging option by pressing Menu > Settings > Applications. Navigate and tap on Developer Options to ensure that USB Debugging is enabled.

Required Files:

Steps to Install April 2019 Security Update Factory Image On Google

Pixel And Pixel XL:

Step No 1: First, download April 2019 security update Factory Image on the desktop of your computer for Google Pixel  XL.

Step No 2: Now, plug your phone to the PC using its USB data cable.

Step No 3: Ensure that Fastboot is configured and installed on the PC correctly. How to Set Up ADB and Fastboot with Android SDK.

Step No 4: Power OFF your Google Pixel or Pixel  XL to boot into Fastboot/Bootloader Mode. Turn OFF your phone.

Step No 5: Power ON the phone while pressing and holding the Volume Up + Volume Down + Power keys at the same time until the Fastboot menu appears.

Step No 6: Unzip the firmware file on your PC, that you have already downloaded and placed on the desktop of your PC.

Step No 7: Go to the folder containing the unzipped firmware extracted files and then copy/paste all the files to your Fastboot directory.

Step No 8: Run the following command (depending which Operating System you are on) from the factory image files in your Fastboot folder:

Windows:

flash-all.bat

Mac:

flash-all.sh

Linux:

flash-all.sh

Step No 9: The flashing process of stock factory image on your Google Pixel  XL will be initiated. Wait for the installation process to be completed successfully.

Step No 10: Once the installation completes, your Google Pixel  XL will boot, and it may take about 4-5 minutes to boot for the first time.

Done! You have successfully installed the April 2019 security update on Google Pixel and Pixel  XL using Google’s stock factory image.

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