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[Tips] Android Security Patch Level and Google Play System Updates Explained!

2020-01-30 10:04:54
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Hei MIUI-ers,

Many a time, users seem confused with Android Security Patch Level and Google Play System Updates they are getting and dated differently on their Device Settings menu. With the adaption of the much-awaited version Android 10 upgrade which has made it easier than ever to get bug fixes and patches thru OTA via the regular Google Play Store updates, which will appear as and when there is an update to keep our devices secured and flawless.

What is Google Play system updates?
Android devices already get regular security updates. And in Android 10, you'll get them even faster and easier. With Google Play system updates, important Security and Privacy fixes can now be sent directly to your phone from Google Play, just the same way all your other apps update. So you get these fixes as soon as they are available.

What is Android Security Patch Level?
The Android Security Patch Level is a monthly update from Android to keep the hackers away, viruses or malware so to speak. New security threats are discovered every day, weakening your device’s security system. With the Android Security Patch being pushed monthly or checking them manually to make your device far from being compromised and secured. Basically, It comprises of fixing security vulnerabilities as well as other bugs.

Knowing the monthly security releases
Google also started operating Android Security Bulletin which gives a detailed overview retrospect monthly security release. To find out more go to the link, down below:

Android Security Bulletins

Hopefully this will ease the confusion between Android Security Patch Level and Google Play System Updates.



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Well got it
2020-01-30 10:20:54

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BeingBishal | from Mi 9T Pro


Thanks for information!
2020-01-30 10:30:34

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DarKNessRN | from Mi A2 Lite


nice information pity that my mi a2 lite haven't android 10 per fault of xiaomi
2020-01-30 12:13:27

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2020-01-30 12:41:14

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thanks for information
2020-01-30 12:54:15

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2020-01-30 12:54:39

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dexterv | from Redmi Note 8


Possibly the most important reason for Android 10. Not for kids wanting to compare versions though.
2020-01-30 13:04:04

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feds64 Author | from app


nice information pity that my mi a2 lite haven't android 10 per fault of xiaomi

Just wait after the Lunar New Year holidays.
2020-01-30 13:05:26

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CosmoBlitz | from app


Informative article
2020-01-30 13:07:32

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frost_dragneel | from Redmi Note 6 Pro


thnks for the info
2020-01-30 13:10:44
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