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Android P Developer Preview 4 (Beta 3) out for Nokia 7 plus

Tuesday, July 17th, 2018

This year Google announced that third-party hardware would be able to get in on the Developer Preview fun, with almost a dozen handsets getting Android P—assuming their owners were willing to be guinea pigs. Nokia allowed for 7 Plus owners to opt-in and try Android P, and now the consecutive update for the next preview is rolling out in a surprisingly timely manner. DP4/Beta 3 is now landing via both image sideloading and OTA.

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Android P Developer Preview 4 (Beta 3) out for Nokia 7 plus was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

July security bulletins, OTAs, and factory images for Pixel and Nexus devices posted

Monday, July 2nd, 2018

Another month, another set of security updates. At the same time that Google is rolling out DP4 for Android P, the monthly security patches for existing Pixel and Nexus devices is also landing, with both full OTA images and factory images being posted. Interested in what's changed?

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July security bulletins, OTAs, and factory images for Pixel and Nexus devices posted was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Xiaomi Mi Box receiving Android 8.0 Oreo update

Tuesday, June 26th, 2018

Xiaomi started rolling out an update to Android Oreo 8.0 to its Mi Box early last month, but that was a limited test with only a few devices receiving the OTA. Now, it seems that the update is being released to all; users around the world have reported seeing the notification and successfully getting their boxes up to 8.0.

Oreo brings a new homescreen launcher to Android TV that puts emphasis on content channels instead of apps.

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Xiaomi Mi Box receiving Android 8.0 Oreo update was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

OnePlus pulls OxygenOS 5.1.6 update for OnePlus 6, begins rolling out 5.1.7 with bootloader fix

Friday, June 15th, 2018

OnePlus began rolling out a new 5.1.6 update last week that added several promised features including scheduled do-not-disturb mode and battery percent in the status bar. However, the OTA halted because of some bugs, and now there's a new build. This one adds additional bug fixes and patches that nasty bootloader vulnerability discovered a few days ago.

Here's the changelog for OxygenOS 5.1.7.

  • Fixed schedule setting issue for Do Not Disturb(DND) mode
  • Updated bootloader for system security enhancement
  • General bug fixes and improvements

The OnePlus 6 bootloader was misconfigured to allow users to boot any arbitrary image.

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OnePlus pulls OxygenOS 5.1.6 update for OnePlus 6, begins rolling out 5.1.7 with bootloader fix was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

[Update: OTA rolling out] Android P Developer Preview 3 factory images and OTA downloads are up

Wednesday, June 6th, 2018

Back in March, Google put forward a schedule for Android P developer previews which implied we'd be seeing DP3/P Beta 2 landing in early June. That target seems to have been accurate, as factory and OTA images for DP3 have just been posted, though the OTA doesn't seem to be rolling out in the more traditional sense just yet.

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[Update: OTA rolling out] Android P Developer Preview 3 factory images and OTA downloads are up was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Android P DP3 factory images and OTA downloads are up

Wednesday, June 6th, 2018

Back in March, Google put forward a schedule for Android P developer previews which implied we'd be seeing DP3 landing in early June. That target seems to have been accurate, as factory and OTA images for DP3 have just been posted, though the OTA doesn't seem to be rolling out in the more traditional sense just yet.

OTA images (above) and full factory images (below)

Google has posted images for the 2016 Pixels and Pixel 2 phones in both varieties, so if you've been waiting to flash the developer previews, or if you've already migrated to them, you can update or flash fresh as you need.

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Android P DP3 factory images and OTA downloads are up was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Nexus and Pixel factory images, OTAs, and security bulletin for June are up

Monday, June 4th, 2018

Each month Google releases security updates and fixes for both Android in general, and it's most recent first-party hardware. This month is no exception. OTAs and factory images for Nexus and Pixel devices are now live, as is this month's security bulletin, functional patches for which seem to include a fix for the Pixel 2 XL's proximity sensor issues

Some phones are also getting more than one update this month.

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Nexus and Pixel factory images, OTAs, and security bulletin for June are up was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Nexus and Pixel factory images, OTAs, and security bulletin for June are up

Monday, June 4th, 2018

Each month Google releases security updates and fixes for both Android in general, and it's most recent first-party hardware. This month is no exception. OTAs and factory images for Nexus and Pixel devices are now live, as is this month's security bulletin, functional patches for which seem to include a fix for the Pixel 2 XL's proximity sensor issues

Some phones are also getting more than one update this month.

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Nexus and Pixel factory images, OTAs, and security bulletin for June are up was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

[Update: Verizon variant too] Samsung finally pushes Oreo to the Galaxy Tab S3 in the US

Saturday, June 2nd, 2018

Samsung launched the obscenely expensive Galaxy Tab S3 last spring with Android 7.0 Nougat, and it's been on Nougat until just recently. The Oreo OTA started hitting devices in the UK several weeks back, and now it's time for the US market.

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[Update: Verizon variant too] Samsung finally pushes Oreo to the Galaxy Tab S3 in the US was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Samsung finally pushes Oreo to the Galaxy Tab S3 in the US

Wednesday, May 30th, 2018

Samsung launched the obscenely expensive Galaxy Tab S3 last spring with Android 7.0 Nougat, and it's been on Nougat until just recently. The Oreo OTA started hitting devices in the UK several weeks back, and now it's time for the US market. If you hit the update menu right now, you'll find an OTA waiting.

The Tab S3 update is based on Android 8.0 Oreo and has Samsung Experience 9.0. That's the same version that ships on the Galaxy S9.

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Samsung finally pushes Oreo to the Galaxy Tab S3 in the US was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

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