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How to Install Google December 2018 Security Patch On Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL

We already know that Google releases new Android December 2018 security patches for Android device at the begging of every month. It is quite impressive to see that regular update is released with time. Recently Google started rolling out the latest December 2018 security patch for Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL. The December 2018 security patch comes with many bug fixes and fixing crucial security vulnerabilities. Those users who want to install manually, we already have both factory image and OTA files. Given below we share a link of December 2018 security patch, just download and install manually. Also, we share a detailed step by step guide on how to install December 2018 security patch on Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL. Follow the instruction carefully you can easily update your device to the latest December security patch.

How to Install Google December 2018 Security Patch On Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL

Install Google December 2018 Security Patch On Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL

The official update December 2018 security patch comes with build id number is PQ1A.181205.006. This official update is pretty big updates for the Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL. Which brings lots of bug fixes such as Improved memory performance in certain circumstances, Improved camera capture performance, Improved notification visibility when using Pixel Stand, Improved Android Auto compatibility, Improved camera shutter performance, Adjusted autofocus behavior, Improve unlocking performance when using Bluetooth and much more. Also, the update fixes hot word performance when using Pixel Stand, Improved Always On Display triggering, Improved contouring on HDR color on certain media apps Adjusted volume behavior when toggling Bluetooth and so on. Once you can install December 2018 security patch on your Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL, your device runs fast and smoothly before that.

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Keep updated your Android devices to the latest official security update which is releasing by Google. If you are interested in “installing the December 2018 security patch on Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL” then go ahead and follow the given steps.

 

Pre-requisites:

  1. Backup your important data on your device.
  2. Install USB Driver for your device on PC. [Click here]
  • Driver Setup: [Download the driver file and unzip > connect device to your PC > Right click on Computer or This PC > Click on Manage > Go to Device Manager > Find your device on other devices > Right click and Update driver > Click on Browse My Computer for Driver Software > Browse and select the USB driver folder > select install]
  1. Enable USB Debugging [Settings >Developer Options >USB Debugging]
  2. Your phone battery charge at least 60%
  3. Download and install Minimal ADB & Fastboot on your PC.

Download December security patch:

Pixel 3 XL    [Click here to download ]   Factory Image   OTA

Pixel 3         [Click here to download ]   Factory Image   OTA

Steps to Install December Security Patch On

Google Pixel 3 And Pixel 3 XL:

1: First of all copy the .img extracted files to Minimal ADB & Fastboot Folder in C:\Program Files \ Minimal ADB & Fastboot folder.

2: Now connect your Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL device to your PC & Run Minimal ADB & Fastboot.exe from the shortcut on your desktop or start menu

3: Now enter the following command to verify your device’s connection with your PC.
"adb devices"

It will display the connected devices list with your PC.

4: Now after properly connecting your device enter the following command and hit enter

"adb reboot-bootloader"

This will reboot your device into bootloader mode.

5: Now while your device is on bootloader mode, navigate to the folder where you have copied the .img extracted files on your PC

6: Now from these extracted files double click on the script “flash-all.bat”. To RUN

7: Now follow the on-screen instructions and wait till the flashing on your Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL.

That’s all, You have successfully updated Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL to Google December 2018 Security Patch. If you have any issue feel free to contact us.

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