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Reportedly, Google has started rolling out September 2017 Security Patch update for the some of its Pixel as well as Nexus phones. Yesterday, we reported and captured OTA updated for several Google Pixel (XL) variants supported by AT&T and Verizon carriers. Today, the Nexus 5X is receiving a similar September 2017 Security Patch. As we know, Nexus 5X is already running the latest Android 8.0.0 Oreo firmware update. Now, the Oreo is being updated to September 2017 Security patch for Nexus 5X with firmware build number OPR4.
We already have the Android Security Bulletin for September 2017 which reveals several vulnerability fixes and stability improvements. This OTA update for Nexus 5X brings Android 8.0 Oreo with the following change log. The update log is same as that of Oreo, but it contains the September security level. Same goes for Nexus 6P.
According to the September 2017 Android Distribution Numbers, Nougat running devices have jumped to 15.8% since the previous month. This is great news as most of the manufacturers are now updating their phones.
Download latest Android 8.0 Oreo September 2017 Security Patch OTA – OPR4
The full OTA weighs 984 MB in size. So its pretty big.
Following are the Google Security Patch for Nexus 5X, 6P –
Nexus 5X September 2017 Security Patch | OTA Download
Nexus 5P September 2017 Security Patch | Coming Soon…
Pixel C September 2017 Security Patch | Coming Soon…
Google Pixel (XL) | Download link
Check out the downloads repository from below. The links will be updated there:
Here is the naming convention of AOSP –
Naming convention is a bit cryptic in Oreo. The BUILD_ID is of the form NPM1.YYMMDD.nnn
This is what is stands for:
- O – dessert designator (N=Nougat, O=Oreo…)
- P – vertical, or category of release
- R4 – release abbreviation
- YY – year
- MM – month
- DD – day
- nnn – the patch sequence, starting at 001 for the initial snap
How to install September 2017 Security Patch for Nexus?
The above listed files are OTA updates. Hence, you will need to ADB Sideload the full OTA zip.
In case you happen to get the full factory image files, the you can restore the Nexus device to complete stock.