The Android security update for February is now available for all Google Pixel smartphones dating back to the Pixel 3a. Although Google mentions increased Bluetooth connectivity, audio playback improvements, and the latest security patches, the update isn’t particularly significant. It also means that Google’s current flagship handsets will get a timely update.
A remedy for people using the Pixel 6 or 6 Pro who suffered reboots “while utilizing camera in specific settings” is mentioned on the community website linked to Google’s Tweet about the OTA. Signal issues on C Spire and Cellcom should be resolved for Pixel 4, 4 XL, 4a 5G, and 5 users. Otherwise, a fix for a “issue causing keyboard to show above input text in certain scenarios” will be applied to all Pixels impacted.
Owners of the Google Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro have had a difficult time getting firmware updates in recent months. Some Pixel users who were trapped on a November update had to wait until mid-January to be up to date after a faulty December update, while those who were able to pull the December update suffered signal troubles.
The OTA is now available for all Pixel handsets that are eligible. By going to Settings > System > System Update, you can get the update.