Software updates: Google Pixel 3 XL

Use this page to identify software versions for the Google Pixel 3 XL as well as details on recent software updates.




Identify the device's current software version


Android 9.0

  1. From the Home screen, swipe up twice to view your apps.
  2. Tap Settings > About phone. Scroll down to view the Build number.
  3. Review the information in the Review software version details section below.


Review software version details



Android 9.0

Build number: PQ3A.190801.002

July 26, 2019

August security updates

Available July 26, 2019

Android 9.0

Build number: PQ3A.190505.001

May 8, 2019

Original OEM software

Available May 8, 2019

Other versions



Your device has non-T-Mobile software, and it is unsupported. The manufacturer and T-Mobile cannot update your software.


Determine update requirements

Your device must meet the following requirements to update your software to the most current version:


  • 50% or higher battery life
  • Data connection
  • File size: N/A


Update software versions


Update automatically over the air (OTA)

  1. From the Home screen, swipe up twice to view your apps.
  2. Tap Settings > System > Advanced.
  3. Tap System update > Check fro update.
  4. If an update is available, follow the onscreen prompts to update to the latest software.


Issues after updating

If you experience issues after updating to the latest software version, you may need to perform a master reset.