Google Pixel January 2024 Security Update Has Arrived

Google is upgrading the system security for its Pixel device by rolling out the very first security patch of the year, the January 2024 security patch.

Pixel smartphone users get ready to receive this month’s security update. This update will improve the system’s security by fixing all the security vulnerabilities. Let’s take a closer look at the update and see exactly what new changes have arrived with it.

Google has delivered this January 2024 security patch for all the Pixel devices with their specific version numbers so that users can easily identify the update. Also, the brand will continue over the next week in phases depending on carrier and device, so if you didn’t get the update yet, you can wait. The build numbers are as follows:

Google Pixel January 2024: Software Update Security Version

Global variant

  • Pixel 5a (5G):    UQ1A.240105.002
  • Pixel 6:                UQ1A.240105.002
  • Pixel 6 Pro:        UQ1A.240105.002
  • Pixel 6a: UQ1A.240105.002
  • Pixel 7:                UQ1A.240105.004
  • Pixel 7 Pro:        UQ1A.240105.004
  • Pixel 7a:              UQ1A.240105.004
  • Pixel Tablet:       UQ1A.240105.002
  • Pixel Fold:           UQ1A.240105.004
  • Pixel 8:                UQ1A.240105.004
  • Pixel 8 Pro:        UQ1A.240105.004

Verizon Variant – 

  • Pixel 7:                UQ1A.240105.004.A1
  • Pixel 7 Pro:         UQ1A.240105.004.A1
  • Pixel 7a:              UQ1A.240105.004.A1
  • Pixel Fold:           UQ1A.240105.004.A1
  • Pixel 8:                UQ1A.240105.004.A1
  • Pixel 8 Pro:        UQ1A.240105.004.A1

With this update the brand is fixing all the bugs and known issues which were spotted in the previous version and were creating a kind of inconvenience to the users. All the security vulnerabilities get fixed, which will prevent the device from unauthorized access by malware and hackers.

The users were facing a camera crash issue in specific scenarios that got fixed, a flashing black screen while playing video, being unable to exit Setup Wizard, and a wallpaper on the home screen showing black issues that also got fixed with the update. All of these changes will lead to flawless functionality and seamless performance.

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Shazia Irani

Passionate about technology, the geek world and a little nerdy. My title says I'm a accountant, but in reality I just love writing about what I love. Technolover.

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