Google Pixel and Nexus phones refreshed with June security update

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Google is currently rolling out June security update for the Pixel and Nexus smartphones. If you are working with Google Pixel and Nexus handsets, you should install the security update via OTA so that your device will be protected against virus and malware.

It will take few days for the update to hit your smartphones depending upon your region. If you are eligible to receive the update, you will view a message notification. You should proceed as per the directions displayed on the screen. If you don’t have patience, you can manually verify the presence of the update by tapping the Settings button.

To install the latest update, you should not be running Android O beta. Hence, your device should be running on the Android Nougat which was shipped with the handset.

Google has reportedly fixed a freezing problem associated with the Google Pixel and Nexus smartphones. If you experience freezing related issues, then you should install the latest security patch. Meanwhile, Rogers disclosed that the latest update resolves the problem associated with VoLTE on Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL.

According to users who have installed the update, the search-engine giant has fixed 80 security vulnerability issues. While most of the problems are moderate, few issues are critical since it enables remote code execution when browsing, email and installing apps. However, customers are not directly affected by any of the security problems.

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