In this guide, we will show you a couple of potential methods to fix the Problem updating this device Can’t Receive Updates error on Pixel devices. The offering from the Silicon Valley giant is usually the first in line to get blessed with the software updates. However, in some instances, you might stumble upon a few roadblocks while trying to welcome abode these updates onto your device via the normal route [aka the Settings menu].
In this regard, a few users have voiced their concern that they are getting the “Problem updating this device Can’t Receive Updates error” on their Pixel devices while trying to install an update. It usually happens under two circumstances- either if the user has skipped one security update and is trying to install the next one or if their device’s bootloader is unlocked/rooted. With that said, there does exist a couple of workarounds that should help you rectify this issue. So without further ado, let’s check them out.
Fix Pixel: Problem updating this device Can’t Receive Updates
Depending on the current state of your device, you could take two different approaches- if your device’s bootloader is currently unlocked/rooted, then you’ll have to install the update via Fastboot Script. On the other hand, if are facing this issue on a locked bootloader, then you’ll have to install the update via ADB sideload.
So carry out the steps mentioned in the linked guides and it should fix the Problem updating this device Can’t Receive Updates error on your Pixel device. With that said, if you have any queries concerning the aforementioned steps, do let us know in the comments. We will get back to you with a solution at the earliest.
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