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, find out more here.

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 6 and Pixel 6 Pro phones

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

Phone

Guaranteed Android version updates until at least:

Guaranteed security updates until at least:

Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro

October 2024

October 2026

Pixel 3a, 3a XL, 4, 4 XL, 4a, 4a (5G), 5 and 5a (5G)

Pixel 3a, 3a XL, 4, 4 XL, 4a, 4a (5G), 5 and 5a (5G) phones get 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 and Pixel 3a XL 

May 2022

May 2022

Pixel 3 and earlier
The following Pixel phones no longer receive Android version updates and security updates:
  • 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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