Google Chromecast 4K TV Stick Android 12 Update


Following the release of the Google Chromecast stick with Google TV (HD), Google previously confirmed that Google will update Android 12 for older Chromecast 4K sticks in the near future.
Chromecast 4K sticks

Older Chromecasts with Google TV (4K) now get the Android 12 update, moving from Android 10 to Android 12.

The update has a build number of STTE.220621.019.A2.9082754, an update size of 722MB, and includes the July 2022 security patch.

The new version brings some of the new features that Google introduced with Android 12 last year, including a camera and microphone switch that allows users to disable or enable camera and microphone access for apps. Additionally, this update includes several settings to help users control HDR formats and surround sound.
 Google Chromecast TV stick Google TV HD

What has been updated for Google Chromecast 4K TV Stick?​

Upgrade Android TV OS from 10 to 12

Additional user settings allow users to control HDR formats and surround sound additions

Matching content frame rate allows users to switch between refresh rates

Improve security and privacy

New camera and microphone privacy switch lets users disable or enable camera/microphone access for all apps

Android security patch level updated to July 2022

Other bug fixes and performance improvements

Also, users may need to unpair the Chromecast Voice Remote and then reconnect the remote from the Remotes & Accessories menu in Chromecast settings after the update.

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