Google Rolls Out First Android Nougat Security Patch for Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X and Nexus 6 – Marshmallow too

Nexus 6P

It’s just a few weeks ago that the first public version of Android Nougat made its way to the Google Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X as well as 2014’s Nexus 6.

However, the search engine giant is showing no signs of slowing down with its early heroics with the release of the OS by pushing the first security update for the month of September.

Just like the Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X were the first to receive the stable version of Android Nougat, the two phones, alongside the Nexus 6 and the Nexus 9 tablet, are also the first to see this month’s security patch. The search engine giant has provided a variety of options for the update, with users of the phones able to access OTA files, Factory Images as well as the Security Bulletin.

While this is happening, the search engine giant has also made the latest security patch available to those using Android Marshmallow. Unlike Android Nougat, users of the Nexus 5 and Nexus 9 LTE will also be getting the Marshmallow security patch.

Nexus 5X

For those are okay with using the Factory Images to install Android Nougat updates on their Nexus 6P or Nexus 6, you can find the necessary files here. The OTA files can also be found here while for those looking to get more details of the September Security Bulletin, you can find out more details from here.

This update is not major, but it should take care of a few vulnerabilities here and there – most of which are associated with new software. As a result, do not expect anything huge or dramatic for that matter. The story is the same for those using Android Marshmallow. But while the latter update has already been availed for the Nexus line of devices, other OEMs have yet to start distributing the OTA files for the same, but it shouldn’t be long before they do. We’ll keep glued to the matter and bring you more updates.

What do you think about this Android Nougat security update?

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