Fix: Pixel 7 / 7 Pro Security Update Not Installing or Takes forever

Google has made a comeback again in the smartphone market with their Google Pixel 7 Series. The Google Pixel 7 Series comes with their all-new Google Tensor chipset which is powerful enough to handle a difficult task.

There are a lot of features that the Google Pixel 7 Series comes with. And the users are happy to use them. However, there are some reports that users are facing some issues while updating their phones. They report this issue when trying to download the security update.

When they are doing this, the update is not installing or taking more than usual time and even after it, the update is not being installed. There are many reasons which might be the cause of the issue. To help you understand the problem and solve it, we are here with a guide. With the help of this guide, you will get to know how to fix this issue along with the reasons. So, without any further ado, let’s get started.

Google Pixel 7

Why are you facing issues while installing Security Update on Google Pixel 7 Series?

Many users have reported this issue and they all have reported that the Security update was stuck at some per cent while installing the update. We know that it might be really frustrating for you. Even the users are not able to figure out why this issue is occurring. We have listed some different reasons for it, so make sure to check them.

  • Your device might not have sufficient storage.
  • There is some internet connectivity.
  • The startup files are not working properly.
  • There are some issues with the update.
  • Your device needs a power cycle.

How To Fix Pixel 7/7 Pro Security Update Not Installing Issue

We have listed the most common reasons why you might face this issue. Now, it’s time to check how you can solve this issue. We have listed some simple steps for you which will help in fixing the issue.

Advertisements

1. Check the Internet Connection

For downloading and installing any update, you will need to have a proper internet connection. Without having an internet connection, you will be not able to download and install the updates correctly. You will face issues like delays in installing, taking too much to download, etc. Thus, you will need to have a high-speed internet connection, if you want to download and install the update.

To check whether you have a fast internet connection or not, you will need to tune in to some internet speed checker website through which you will be able to know the download and upload speed. After knowing, you will be able to judge the cause of the issue. If this issue is occurring due to the internet connection, then you can easily evaluate your router and internet service provider for this.

Even you can switch to mobile data if you are having any issues with the wireless router. After confirming the internet speed, check whether the issue has been resolved or not.

2. Power Cycle Your Device

If your internet connection is good and capable to download the updates, then there are chances that the issue is occurring due to startup files or bugs. The users can easily fix this issue by power cycle the device. The power cycle helps in restarting the startup files again through which the device can start working again properly.

Those who want to try this method can follow the steps which are given below.

  • First of all, press and hold the power button.
  • Now, click on Power off.
  • After it, wait for the device to get turned off.
  • Once you have done it, then again press and hold the power button to turn it on.
  • Wait for the device to turn on properly.
  • Again connect to the internet and check whether the issue has been resolved or not.

3. Restart Your Device 7 Times

This is another interesting way to solve the issue. If the issue has not been resolved, then restart your device 7 times. Restarting the device 7 times will force the phone to switch its startup path through which the Operating System will load correctly, fix any issues, etc. To do this method, you will need to follow the steps which are given below.

  • Press and Hold the Power Button.
  • Tap on Restart Button.
  • Now, wait for the device to get restarted.
  • Repeat the first and second steps six times more.
  • After doing this, check whether the issue has been resolved or not.

3. Check For Storage

There are many reasons behind the cause of the issue. One of them is your storage. If your storage is full, then there are chances that the security updates will not install on your device as it requires some space. Thus it is important for you to have sufficient storage on your device before installing the update. You can clean up unnecessary images, docs, audio, etc to install the updates.

4. Factory Reset Your Device

Even after trying all the above steps, if the issue has not been resolved, then you will need to factory reset your device. By doing a factory reset, the operating system will be installed again on the device and all the previous local data will be deleted.

Once you have done the Factory Reset, then you will need to again check for system updates and download it to check whether the issue has been resolved or not.

5. Seamless Update

We hope that you are aware of the Seamless Update. The Seamless update was introduced to provide the users with a seamless experience of using the operating system without any problem at the time of update.

With the help of Seamless update, the updates are installed on different partitions, so that you will be able to use the device without any issues. So, there are chances that it might be also a reason behind the issue. We will suggest that you should wait for one or two hours to check this. If the device not gets updated, then try the other methods.

Wrapping Up

Google Pixel 7 series is one of the best smartphone series. The users are loving it so much. However, some users are reporting issues with the security update install. We have tried to list out the reasons and methods to solve it in the article. Try them all and check whether the issue has been fixed or not.

Advertisement

That’s it for today. See you in the next one. If you have any doubts, then do let us know in the comment section below.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.