April 2018 security patch OTA and System images are now available for all Pixel phones. Google has posted the security bulletin for April 2018 you can overview of it as well. Google has released the April 2018 patch for it’s awaited Pixel phones, all pixel devices mean first and second generation Google Pixel units. The April 2018 security patch OTA and Factory images are available as OPM2.171019.029, the update is now live via OTA as we speak.
In this guide we have mentioned the process to update April 2018 security patch OPM2.171019.029 factory images as well as OTA file on supported Nexus and Pixel phones. You will get the update via OTA if your device is not rooted but if you are good at manual installation then what are you waiting for? In this guide you can scroll below and install the January security update on your device. We have mentioned the OTA/factory images in the download link below for your ease, just go ahead and see the installation instructions.
Download April 2018 OTA/Factory Images for all Pixel Phones build OPM2.171019.029
Before you begin:
Your device must be charges at least 70% to avoid shut down during the process.
Latest USB drivers must be installed on PC. You can download them right away.
Set up ADB drivers on PC. Follow this guide
Process to install April 2018 security patch OPM2.171019.029 OTA on Pixel phones
Download the OTA zip for your Google phone from this link and transfer the downloaded zip file in a specific folder.
Open the same folder press Shift+Right Click on any empty area in the folder then choose ‘Open command window here’.
Now connect your device to PC.
Type the following command to reboot your device into recovery mode
adb reboot recovery
Once in recovery mode, select ‘Install from USB’ and then type the following command to start the adb sideload process.
adb sideload filename.zip
The installation process will start and wait for it to complete. Once the process is completed simply type
Process to install April 2018 patch Factory images on Pixel
Unlock bootloader of your device or follow this guide to unlock it.
Download the latest factory images from the links below in the download section.
Download April 2018 security patch factory images from here.
Once you downloaded the April 2018 security patch for your device, then follow further instructions to flash the latest April 2018 factory images on all Google phone.
Here is the Android Security Bulletin if you wish to read.
That’s it! Stay tuned for more updates!