Starting off the new month with September security updates, Google is rolling out the first Android Nougat update for Nexus devices. Releasing both OTA .zip files and factory image for a handful Nexus devices, for now, Google has also released its regular security bulletin as well.
For now, the Android 7.0.0 files along with the first Android Nougat update is out for Pixel the Pixel C (NRD90R), Nexus 5X (NRD90S), Nexus 9 Wi-Fi (NRD90R), and Nexus Player (NRD90R). Moreover, there are also Android 6.0.1 files for the Nexus 6P (MTC20L), Nexus 5X (MTC20K), Nexus 5 (MOB31E), Nexus 6 (MMB30W, MOB31E), and Nexus 9 LTE (MOB31E).
Here are the key announcements Google has made in their September security bulletin:
- 2016-09-01: Partial security patch level string. This security patch level string indicates that all issues associated with 2016-09-01 (and all previous security patch level strings) are addressed.
- 2016-09-05: Partial security patch level string. This security patch level string indicates that all issues associated with 2016-09-01 and 2016-09-05 (and all previous security patch level strings) are addressed.
- 2016-09-06: Complete security patch level string, which addresses issues that were discovered after partners were notified of most issues in this bulletin. This security patch level string indicates that all issues associated with 2016-09-01, 2016-09-05, and 2016-09-06 (and all previous security patch level strings) are addressed.
- Supported Nexus devices will receive a single OTA update with the September 06, 2016 security patch level.
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You can also find the Factory Images of the updates here, and the OTA .zip files here. To know more about the latest security bulletin by Google, follow the link here. If you are among the Nexus users expecting the first Android Nougat patch with September security update, the OTA should reach you imminently.
Do keep us posted on what does the latest Nougat update has brought to your Nexus device apart from the September security patch.
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