Apr 03, 2017 09:37 AM EDT
Pixel C has started receiving Android Nougat 7.1.2 along with latest April Security Update, the owners confirmed. Several Nexus Players have also received the update. Based on the latest beta Android 7.1.2 offers Pixel fingerprint gesture to Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P. Interestingly, the gesture allows user to check notifications by sliding the fingerprint scanner.
According to Android Headlines, the Android 7.1.2 update has been sent out as OTA or over the air update that would be pushed in several stages. It might take a few days till a user receives a notification asking to accept the update package. However, users who are really impatient can also go To Settings option on their Pixel C device, check Status option and Systems Update.
Like always, the users should always ensure their device has enough free storage space and at least 50% battery life to receive the Android 7.1.2 update. As per latest reports, the updates are supposed to roll out from April 3, 2017 on the Pixel phones. The Android Nougat update would contain bug fixes as well as optimizations PhoneArena reported. According to Canadian carrier Rogers, the April 3 update would enable VoLTE as well as bring new updates.
Following the Android 7.1.2 update, Pixel C would receive Pixel Launcher and stylish on screen system buttons that mainly debuted in 2016 Google Pixel XL and Google Pixel. The latest update also shifts the icons in the Notification bar close to the edge of the screen. Along with minor changes meant to enhance the performance of the Google tablet, the new software update features Android Security Update.
The Android 7.1.2 roll out that begins on April 3, Monday is expected to be completed within a few days. As per news, Google is also expected to roll out the update really soon to other devices. Earlier news also suggested that Google would start introducing the update to Pixel, Pixel XL, Nexus Player, Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P on April 3.
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