Starting today, Google has begun rolling out the new updates for the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro connected to Verizon. For many of you, Google’s Android 13 has been on your Pixel 6/Pixel 6 Pro handset and you’ve probably enjoyed the newest version of Android.
If you happen to be owner of the Pixel 6 or Pixel 6 Pro, capped with Verizon plans, you will be receiving the first update of Android 13 in the form of the September Android security patch.
The build numbers are as follows:
Pixel 6 (Verizon): TP1A.220905.004.A1
Pixel 6 Pro (Verizon): TP1A.220905.004.A1
This update brings a bunch of fixes for issues that came with the Android 13 update. This build is supposed to be a bug fixes addressing battery drain, biometrics, and more. Many users have reported about the increased battery drain which was caused by certain wallpapers. This update also fixes an issue where wireless charging was not activating under some conditions. There’s also a fix for the fingerprint scanner. Many users have been reporting that they can unlock their handsets by using fingerprints that were not registered with the device. There is a Bluetooth connectivity bug that didn’t let some devices connect. This build also fixes the annoying bug that caused some notifications not to display properly on the lock screen.
Here is the full list of the fixes and improvements in the September update for all Pixel devices, according Google Community post
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
Additional improvements for fingerprint recognition and response in certain conditions
Fix for issue occasionally preventing certain Bluetooth devices or accessories from connecting
Fix for issue occasionally causing notifications to appear truncated on the lock screen
How to Download & Install
Check for the update by heading into Settings > System > System update > hit Download & Install button now. If you aren’t seeing OTA rollout on your screens and if you can’t wait till the update hits your device, you can manually update using factory image or OTA file. Hit the links below to grab it.