Google Pixel Android 14 February Update arrives; Boosts Security and Performance

Google rolls out its latest February update for Pixel devices, focusing on security, camera enhancements, display fixes, framework stability, and Wi-Fi improvements. The update is now rolling out to the Pixel smartphones, starting from the Pixel 5a to the Pixel 8 Pro, and all the Pixel watches. The update bundles several security patches and improves the system’s stability.

google pixel android 14 february update arrives; boosts security and performance

Precisely, the update consists of the latest Android February 2024 Security Patch, which fixes around 15 high-to-critical security issues. Apart from these, the Pixel 8 and 8 Pro receive camera and Wi-Fi improvements, along with enhancements for stability and performance under certain conditions. Additionally, there’s a fix for display corruption under specific circumstances. The Pixel Fold gets a fix for the outer display, while all devices benefit from improved stability or performance with certain third-party apps.

Below are the factory images and OTA link to flash the update, in case you haven’t received the Over the Air update yet:

Pixel Android 14 February Update Features

What’s included

The February 2024 update includes bug fixes and improvements for Pixel users – see below for details.
General improvements for system stability and performance in certain conditions *[1]
Display & Graphics
Fix for display getting corrupted in certain conditions *[1]
Fix for issue with outer display in certain conditions *[2]
Fix for stability or performance with certain third party apps *[3]

General improvements for Wi-Fi stability and performance in certain conditions *[1]
Device Applicability

Fixes are available for all supported Pixel devices unless otherwise indicated below.  Some fixes may be Carrier/Region specific. 

*[1] Pixel 8 Pro, Pixel 8
*[2] Pixel Fold
*[3] Pixel 5a (5G), Pixel 6, Pixel 6 Pro, Pixel 6a, Pixel 7, Pixel 7 Pro, Pixel 7a, Pixel Fold, Pixel 8, Pixel 8 Pro

Pixel Watch February Update Details

Google is also rolling out the February update for all the Pixel Smartwatches. Unlike smartphones, the Pixel Watch update only brings security improvements. It misses any other changes or new features.


Simranpal Singh
Simranpal Singh
With a decade-long journey in the tech industry, I've been actively engaged in tech reporting across various reputable publications. He currently works as a Web Developer at RightNode Media and pursues his hobby of writing on GoAndroid. Enjoy travelling, and always excited about new tech trends. He actively contributes on GizmoChina and GChromecast Hub.


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