UK unlocked Galaxy Note 9 devices receiving Android Pie

Also in this story, we get a timeline from Canada’s Rogers Wireless on when it will update the S9, S9+ and Note 9 to Android 9.

Android P Developer Preview 5 is final step before formal release

Android P has reached the end of the trialing pipeline and is set to be released within the next several weeks. What will be the treat name?

Nexus 6 receives new Android 7.1.1 update with October patches

Why would Google send an over-the-air update for the Nexus 6 from 2014 when its last security update was in October? There’s no clear explanation.

T-Mobile Galaxy Note 8 getting Android Oreo again

The over-the-air update was pushed once again this morning and it’s going out to users who have yet to receive Android 8.0. It’s been a wait of several weeks.

Go and stop: T-Mobile LG V30 Android Oreo OTA rolled out, stopped

After months of delay, the LG V30 on T-Mobile finally got its Android Oreo update! And then it doesn’t have it anymore. Why? Bugs, bugs, bugs.

T-Mobile stops Android Oreo roll-out for Galaxy Note 8

No reason has been given for the delay and it’s not clear what troubles lie for those who have already received the OTA. But it’s all news to users.

Unlocked Galaxy Note 8 in US now has Android Oreo

Amazing to think that an unlocked phone gets its update free from carrier interference, but it comes after the carriers get that update, huh?

Android Oreo hits AT&T Galaxy S8, not apparently S8+

Android 8.0 has made it to the other carriers’ Galaxy S8 and S8+ units, but up until today, not AT&T’s. But at least it has beat out unlocked distribution.

Android Oreo update officially out to Essential Phone

The jump to Android 8.1 comes after four and a half months of trial-and-error beta testing and a lot of bug smashing to go along with it.

Essential Phone can now enter Android 8.1 beta with simple OTA update

It’s less hassle, even if it takes a little while to get into. But if you don’t happen to have a good hand at ADB and still want to trial beta software, this is the way to go.

Sprint HTC U11 getting Android Oreo update this week

Unlocked units got to Android 8.0 first, but it took a couple more months before the carriers said ‘yes’ to updating the HTC U11.

Android Oreo for OnePlus 5 on hold after bug found

OnePlus says the OxygenOS 5.0 update has a “bug” that needs fixing and, thus, will not be available anymore until things are fixed.

Android Oreo images finally out for Nexus and Pixel devices

New build names and the last major update, potentially, for phones named Nexus. Android 8.0 is out on the Google devices.

ASUS ZenWatch 3 Android Wear 2.0 update is finally underway

Better now than never. And for those who can’t even wait for the update to fly in, you can sideload the update now if you know your ADB.

Android security patches for July are up for Nexus, Pixel devices

Right after HMD Global updated its Nokia 6 devices in Hong Kong and Taiwan. The big fixes in this set of patches include a major media framework hole.

Sony Xperia XA, XA Ultra Android Nougat update held up by over-the-air problems

The company has detected an anomaly with its software delivery servers and is working to re-roll the update to the XA and XA Ultra.

Second ZTE Quartz software update is over the air now

At this rate, ZTE has put up an update once a month for its first Android Wear 2.0 watch. The Quartz is cared for, if not anything else.

Source: Google Pixel getting Android O in early August

Android Nougat hit Nexus devices late in August last year. Could Google forward Android O’s final implementation even earlier this year?

Did Android 7.1.2 brick fingerprints for you? Maybe flash the update…

Users of the Pixel and applicable Nexus devices are reporting that the update has crippled the usability of their fingerprint sensors.

Nexus 6P update to Android 7.1.2 was a little tricky for beta users

Even after installing the final version of Android 7.1.2, a beta update kept popping up, urging Nexus 6P users to install it. That’s a fiction that’s been fixed.

Android Nougat finally hits Sprint HTC One M9

It took a while to get this update in, but it’s finally come its way. Sprint falls behind T-Mobile, but ahead of Verizon in delivering Nougat.

Wileyfox Swift updated with Cyanogen-less Android 7.1.1

Wileyfox pulls through on an Android Nougat update a little late, coping with the demise of Cyanogen with a little of its own software design.

Verizon Pixel updated with special Android 7.1.2 update

A few more problems had to be fixed on Verizon units before this iterative update went out. But it’s now on its way, so sit tight.

Android 7.1.2 images are out for all applicable Nexus and Pixel devices

After hints of the update moving to a limited device pool over the weekend, we disseminate the build names for some clues as to how the sausage gets made.

Android 7.1.2 OTAs heading out to Pixel C, Nexus Player

Odd that two fairly marginalized frontier devices are getting the minor update first. Maybe it’s because everyone’s still playing with Android O.