Google Pixel devices starts receiving September 2022 Security Patch update [Other Fixes Included]

Google is rolling out September 2022 Security patch for the Pixel smartphones including Pixel 4, Pixel 5 and Pixel 6 Series. The update fixes general bugs and improves the stability of smartphones. The update brings a fix for the Pixel 6a Fingerprint Sensor Issue, and wireless charging mode issue on Pixel 4, Pixel 5 and Pixel 6 devices.

google pixel devices starts receiving september 2022 security patch update [other fixes included]

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Apart from the security patch, the battery drain issue after Android 13 seems to be fixed via this update. Moreover, the issue of Bluetooth Connectivity with certain accessories seems to have got a fix.

Note:  Pixel 6a devices will receive the update later this month.

Here are the Firmware details for all the Pixel devices:

  • Pixel 4 (XL):      TP1A.220905.004
  • Pixel 4a:             TP1A.220905.004
  • Pixel 4a (5G):   TP1A.220905.004
  • Pixel 5:               TP1A.220905.004
  • Pixel 5a (5G):   TP1A.220905.004
  • Pixel 6:               TP1A.220905.004
  • Pixel 6 Pro:        TP1A.220905.004

Full Changelog of Pixel September 2022 

The September 2022 update includes bug fixes and improvements for Pixel users – see below for details.
Battery & Charging
  • Fix for issue occasionally causing increased battery drain from certain launcher background activities
  • Fix for issue preventing wireless charging mode to activate in certain conditions *[1]
  • Additional improvements for fingerprint recognition and response in certain conditions *[2]
  • Fix for issue occasionally preventing certain Bluetooth devices or accessories from connecting
User Interface
  • Fix for issue occasionally causing notifications to appear truncated on the lock screen
Device Applicability
Fixes are available for all supported Pixel devices unless otherwise indicated below.
*[1] Included on Pixel 4, Pixel 4 XL, Pixel 5, Pixel 6 & Pixel 6 Pro
*[2] Included on Pixel 6a

However, interested users can flash the new ROM or can do OTA File upgrade by following the below links.

The update is now rolling out for all the compatible Pixel devices and may reach each unit in the next few days.

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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