Learn when you'll get software updates on Google Pixel phones

Below are software update guarantees for Pixel phones. If you have another Android device, contact your manufacturer or operator for update info. If you have a Nexus device, learn about Android updates on Nexus.

About Pixel updates

Pixel phones receive regular software updates that include security enhancements, new features, operating system updates, bug fixes and more.

If you bought your device from the Google Store, updates will typically reach your device within two weeks. If you bought your device elsewhere, updates can take longer.

Pixel phones get updates for security issues documented in our Public Android Security Bulletins.

When you'll get Pixel updates

Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro

Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro will receive updates for at least seven years.

Phone

Guaranteed Android version updates until at least:

Guaranteed security updates until at least:

Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro October 2030 October 2030
Pixel 7a, Pixel 7, Pixel 7 Pro, Pixel 6a, Pixel 6, Pixel 6 Pro and Pixel Fold

Pixel 6 and later phones, including Fold, will get updates for at least five years from when the device first became available on the Google Store in the US. These updates include security, software and may also include feature drops. 

Phone

Guaranteed Android version updates until at least:

Guaranteed security updates until at least:

Pixel Fold June 2026 June 2028
Pixel 7a May 2026 May 2028

Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro

October 2025

October 2027

Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro

October 2024

October 2026

Pixel 6a

July 2025

July 2027

Pixel 5a (5G), Pixel 5, Pixel 4a (5G), Pixel 4a, Pixel 4 XL and Pixel 4

Pixel 4, 4 XL, 4a, 4a (5G), 5 and 5a (5G) phones receive Android version updates and security updates for at least three years from when the device first became available on the Google Store in the US.

Phone

Guaranteed Android version updates until at least:

Guaranteed security updates until at least:

Pixel 5a with 5G

August 2024

August 2024

Pixel 5

October 2023

October 2023

Pixel 4a (5G)

November 2023

November 2023

Pixel 4a

August 2023

August 2023

Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL

October 2022

October 2022

Pixel 3a XL and earlier
The following Pixel phones no longer receive Android version updates and security updates:
  • Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL
  • Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL
  • Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL
  • Pixel 1 and Pixel 1 XL
This page is about Pixel software updates. For warranty information, go to the Hardware warranty centre.

How to check and update your Android version

You can find your Pixel phone’s Android version number and security update level in your Settings app. You'll get notifications when updates are available for you. You can also check for updates. Learn how to find and update your Android version.

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