After waiting for a few days, finally, Google has released the Pixel 3a and 3a XL August 2019 Security patch update with some of the system improvements. The latest security patch also released for the Google Pixel/Pixel XL, Pixel 2/2 XL, Pixel 3/3 XL, and Essential Phone. This month OnePlus has beaten Google by providing the faster August patch update to its devices. We have provided the update changelog and download links as well of both the OTA files and Factory Images.
The software update comes with a build number of PQ3B.190801.002 and brings a couple of system improvement along with the latest Security patch. Though the Pixel 3a and 3a XL don’t get that much of improvements or bug fixes, sleep mode is enhanced now. Check out the full updating guide and all the requirements as well.
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Pixel 3a and 3a XL August 2019 Security patch: Released
The new August 2019 Android Security Patch level released for all Pixel series devices like the Pixel 3a/3a XL, Pixel 2/2 XL, Pixel 3/3 XL, and Pixel/Pixel XL. However, only one model called Pixel C tablet isn’t receiving any patch updates. The firmware update also brings some of the bug fixes and system improvements as well. The company mentioned that there are almost 15 issues are fixed now with this August patch.
The latest update brings some of the system fixes or improvements as well. Such as saved WiFi network configuration improvements and WiFi CaptivePortalLogin stability improvements as well.
Meanwhile, the Pixel 3a and 3a XL also get sleep mode improvements. This time Google gets quite late in terms of providing the faster security patch updates every month. OnePlus has already released the August patch for some of its devices a few days ago.
|Connectivity||Saved Wi-Fi configuration improvements||Pixel/XL, Pixel 2/2 XL, Pixel 3/3 XL, Pixel 3a/3a XL|
|Connectivity||Wi-Fi CaptivePortalLogin stability improvements||Pixel/XL, Pixel 2/2 XL, Pixel 3/3 XL, Pixel 3a/3a XL|
|Stability||Sleep mode improvements||Pixel 3a, 3a XL|
Check for OTA Updates Manually
If you’re using the latest Pixel 3a or 3a XL and didn’t get the OTA update notification yet, check out the OTA updates manually.
- Go to the device Settings > System Update > tap on the Check for Update option.
- If the update is available for your device then download the update and install it normally.
But if the update not available for your device yet, follow the steps mentioned below.
Flash Factory Image
You can find the full guide of factory images installation on Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL from the link given right below.Guide to Install Software Update on Google Pixel 3a and 3a XL
We hope this guide will be useful to upgrade your Pixel 3a series to August Patch. Let us know in the comments below in case you’re facing any issues.