Here's when Google will stop supporting your Pixel phone

Google’s Pixel phone was one of the best Android handsets of 2016, and the company has already confirmed plans for a follow-up this year.

Recent rumours have it that the Pixel and Pixel XL from last year will be followed by a Pixel 2, Pixel XL 2, and possibly a mysterious third device in 2017.

But for now, anyone who picked up the original Pixel phone or Pixel XL has until next year before Google stops supporting the devices.

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Yes, the company company, abbreviated co., is a legal entity made up of an association of people, be they natural, legal, or a mixture of both, for carrying on a commercial or industrial enterprise has updated its end-of-life support page to show when it will stop providing the Pixel digital imaging, a pixel, pel, dots, or picture element is a physical point in a raster image, or the smallest addressable element in an all points addressable display device; so it is the smallest phones with new Android may refer to: Android (robot), a humanoid robot or synthetic organism designed to imitate a human Android (operating system), Google’s mobile operating system and security is the degree of resistance to, or protection from, harm patches.

According to the update, the company will may refer to: The English modal verb will; see shall and will, and will and would Will and testament, instructions for the disposition of one’s property after death Advance healthcare directive stop may refer to releasing Android version updates for the two phones in October 2018, meaning there will be no “no guaranteed Android version may refer to: In computing: Software version, assigning unique version names or numbers to unique states of computer software VERSION (CONFIG.SYS directive), a configuration directive in FreeDOS In updates may refer to: Technology: Patch (computing), also known as a software update Update (SQL), a SQL statement for changing database records Update (FP-6 Project), a research funding programme created after” this period.

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Security patches may refer to for the handsets will be provided for a longer period, with guaranteed security updates set to continue until October 2019.

Google makes clear on the page most commonly refers to: Page (paper), one side of a leaf of paper, as in a book Page (servant), a traditional young male servant Page (assistance occupation), a professional occupation Page, pages that Pixel phones will be provided with or WITH may refer to: Carl Johannes With (1877–1923), Danish doctor and arachnologist With (character), a character in D. N. Angel With (novel), a novel by Donald Harrington With (album), the newest versions of Android for at least two years year is the orbital period of the Earth moving in its orbit around the Sun from release on the Google Play Store.

And while it looks like the company will not be paying much attention to providing such updates once October 2018 hits, the wording suggests it might not be a complete cut-off.

The company writes that “after 2 years, we can’t guarantee additional updates,” suggesting it could extend the support may refer to: Support (structure), architectural components that include arches, beams, columns, balconies, and stretchers Lateral support (disambiguation) Life support, in medicine Technical before October is the tenth month of the year in the Julian and Gregorian Calendars and the sixth month to have the length of 31 days 2018 arrives.

Google is an American multinational technology company specializing in Internet-related services and products did make or MAKE may refer to: Make (software), a computer software utility Make (magazine), an American magazine and television program MAKE Architects, a UK architecture practice Make, Botswana, a small clear that the Pixel phones would be supported until October 2018 at the original launch, and it seems it’s sticking to that timeline for now.

Meanwhile Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X owners have until September 2017 before the Android updates stop, with security updates set to be discontinued in September 2018.

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