Essential Phone Rolling Out With A New Firmware Update – Brings October Security Patch


Essential Phone has started receiving a new software update. The update changelog includes the latest Android security patch.

Arriving in with build number PPR1.181005.034, the update brings security fixes for the month of October 2018 with it.

The update weighs in at 264.3MB in size and also bring back the highly demanded Essential notch support. Yes, you read it right, notch support is also bundled with this update.

Essential Phone Notch Support

As usual, the update is rolling over-the-air so it might take time to reach every unit. Meanwhile, those who are impatient can head over to the Setting’s menu to manually check for the update.


Before downloading the update make sure your device is charged up to 50 percent and is connected to a decent internet connection.


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