Earlier this month, Google rolled out the Android 12 update to its cheaper HD Chromecast model. The company has now started rolling out the update to its Chromecast with Google TV 4K, which launched in 2020. The latest update also brings the Chromecast to the July 2022 Android security patch level.
Let’s take a look at the new Android 12 update for the Chromecast with Google TV 4K and find out what it has in store for the users.
Chromecast with Google TV 4K Android 12 Update Details
The latest Android 12 update for the Chromecast with Google TV 4K comes with the build number STTE.220621.019.A2.9082754 and weighs 722MB. The update bumps the Chromecast device from Android TV OS 10 to 12. Also, the security patch level is updated, as it the Chromecast with Google TV 4K now runs on the July 2022 security patch level compared to the earlier May 2022 security patch.
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The update also comes with a noteworthy privacy upgrade, as it now lets you disable or enable camera/mic access for all apps. Plus, users will not be able to control the HDR format and surround sound. Additionally, Google highlights the ability to “match content frame rate” with the new update. Below is the official update changelog for your reference:
- Upgrades Android TV OS from 10 to 12
- Additional user settings lets you control HDR format and surround sound
- New! Match content frame rate allows you to switch between refresh rates
- Increased Security and Privacy
- New camera and mic privacy toggles let you disable or enable camera/mic access for all apps
- Android security patch level has been updated to July 2022
- Other bug fixes and performance improvements
If you want to download the latest Android 12 update on your Chromecast with Google TV 4K, you need to click on the profile avatar in the top left corner, hit the Settings option, go to System, About, and click System Update.
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