Tag Archive: Patch


OxygenOS Open Beta 9 brings January patch and more to OnePlus 7 Pro

The dialer also gets some one-handed improvements.

What you need to know OnePlus is rolling out a new OxygenOS beta to OnePlus 7 Pros. The update brings with it the January 2020 security patch for Android. There are also a number of fixes and optimizations, as you’d expect.

Compared to the last open beta for OxygenOS, the Open Beta 9 currently rolling out to OnePlus 7 Pros is a little less exciting. While we got a brand-new  [Read More…]

February 2020 security patch rolling out with a ton of Pixel 4 bug fixes

There are patches for overexposed video capture, NFC wonkiness, and more.

What you need to know As of February 3, 2020, the latest Android security patch is rolling out to Pixel phones. There are quite a few fixes/updates specifically for the Pixel 4 and 4 XL. These include a fix for devices getting stuck during boot, broken NFC functionality, and more.

January is officially in the books and February is upon us as the second month of  [Read More…]

OnePlus 5/5T receive new OxygenOS update with December security patch

OnePlus is rolling out the update in stages.

What you need to know OxygenOS 9.0.10 update is now rolling out to the OnePlus 5 and 5T. It comes with the December Android security patch. Apart from the bump in security patch level to December 2019, the update doesn’t include any major changes.

OnePlus is undoubtedly among the best Android OEMs currently when it comes to software updates. It was among the first smartphone makers to release the  [Read More…]

OnePlus 7/7 Pro get OxygenOS 10.0.3 update with the November security patch

The update is being rolled out in stages to OnePlus 7 and 7 Pro users across the globe.

What you need to know OnePlus has started pushing the OxygenOS 10.0.3 update for the OnePlus 7 and 7 Pro. The update brings the November security patch to the two phones. Additionally, it includes several bug fixes and brings improved system stability.

OnePlus has announced) that it has started rolling out a new software update for the OnePlus 7  [Read More…]

Samsung beat Google to the punch with November security patch

It started pushing the November patch before the month even began!

What you need to know Samsung has started rolling out the November security update to Galaxy Tab S6 devices on Friday. The Korean-made tablet joins the Galaxy S10, Galaxy Note 10, Galaxy Note 9, and the Galaxy Tab S4 in the list of devices having received the update. Many Pixel 4 owners, on the other hand, are still waiting for their updates.

There’s an unwritten rule  [Read More…]

Hey Google — why hasn’t my Pixel 4 gotten the November security patch?

Google says you’ll see it “in the next few weeks” 🤔.

What you need to know Google began rolling out the November 2019 security patch on November 4. However, a lot of Pixel 4 owners still haven’t gotten it. A Google rep says you should “see it in the next few weeks.”

One of the perks of buying a Pixel phone is that it’s first-in-line for major software updates and security patches. Once Google rolls a new  [Read More…]

Pixel 4’s 90Hz display gets fewer limitations with November security patch

Only the Pixel 4 XL’s Smooth Display now refreshes at 90Hz at all brightness levels.

What you need to know After the latest software update, the Pixel 4’s “Smooth Display” switches to 60Hz when the brightness level is set at below 42%. The Google Pixel 4 XL, on the other hand, now runs at 90Hz irrespective of the ambient brightness level. Pixel 4 owners still have the option of forcing the display to refresh at 90Hz at  [Read More…]

The November 2019 security patch improves the Pixel 4’s 90Hz display

There’s also better mapping for the Xbox wireless controller.

What you need to know Google is now rolling out the November 2019 security patch for Pixel phones. The Pixel 4, specifically, is getting improvements for Smooth Display. There’s also the usual array of patches/fixes to secure any vulnerabilities.

It’s a new month, and in the Android world, that means a new security patch. On November 4, 2019, Google began rolling out its November 2019 patch to the  [Read More…]

AT&T says it’s working on a patch to fix voicemail issues

The carrier says a “vendor sever problem” is to blame…

What you need to know AT&T has confirmed reports of an ongoing voicemail outage affecting customers, says it will be fixed with a patch. It blamed a “vendor server problem” for the ongoing outage. The company has not provided a timetable for when the problem will be resolved.

AT&T has confirmed that its ongoing voicemail outage will be fixed by an upcoming patch, however it has not  [Read More…]

Samsung’s warning S10 users not to use silicone case covers until patch

Also affects users of the Note 10 who use the ultrasonic fingerprint sensor.

What you need to know The ultrasonic in-display fingerprint sensors in the Galaxy S10 and Note 10 series phones can be bypassed using certain silicone protectors. Samsung is advising that users remove these protectors for the time being and rescan their fingerprints. A software update to fix the issue is expected as early as next week.

Some shocking news came out this week about  [Read More…]