Google has started to rollout September Android Security update to its Pixel, Nexus line of smartphones and Now the Essential Smartphone also started to receive the security update at the same time.
We just released a software update that includes September Google Security Patches along with various audio and accessibility fixes. Check your Essential Phone now for the update. pic.twitter.com/ImzLEk9iSo
— Essential (@essential) September 4, 2018
Essential Smartphone is already running on the Latest Android Operating System – Pie 9.0. This is the first update after the Major OS update. The Update brings the fixes for 59 vulnerabilities. The update also improves the audio quality and accessibility Fixes.
Device owners can manually check for the update through Settings-> About Phone-> Software update. The update carries the build number PPR1.180905.036 and weighs around 82MB in size.