Google has launched the Google June security patch today and we have recently reported that Google has sent out the June security patch to the Pixel and Nexus devices. We don’t expect any other phones to release the June security patch this early but we have been surprised. BlackBerry has already reportedly sent out the June security patch today which means it will come on the same day as Pixel and Nexus devices receive it. BlackBerry, the Canadian smartphone vendor has started rolling out a new update to its PRIV handset which installs the June security patch on the smartphone.
The update weighs in around 130MB in size and is being pushed over the air (OTA) PRIV users. As usual, the update is available only for the handsets that have been purchased from the Shop BlackBerry. In case, you’ve purchased your BlackBerry PRIV from carriers or other retailers, you might have to wait until they officially roll out the update.
As is the case with any security patch, the update takes care of various security vulnerabilities and brings along fixes to existing bugs. You can also expect performance and stability improvements from the update. Before clicking the download button, ensure to back up your data which will come in handy if things go wrong. Also, switch to a stable Wi-Fi network before downloading the update to avoid additional data charges. As mentioned earlier, the Google security patch from June fixes freezing issues on the Pixel devices which were reportedly causing trouble for many owners of the Pixel devices. Also the June security patch fixes 80 critical as well as moderate issues and threats which were faced by the Android OS which also includes security vulnerabilities through the Qualcomm chipset. Keep a look out for the update to arrive on your BlackBerry Priv.