CNET también está disponible en español.

Ir a español

Don't show this again

Apple sued by Epic over Fortnite removal Lego Star Wars Holiday Special Second stimulus check Netflix's The Devil All the Time trailer Avatar creators depart Netflix show BMW is making an M3 wagon

Android Q lets you get security updates without pesky reboots

Security updates won't have to wait until you restart your Android device.

google-io-2019-0591.jpg

Google I/O is Google's developer conference. 

James Martin/CNET

In the future, you won't have to reboot your Android device to get the latest security update. 

"Your Android device gets regular security updates already, but you still have to wait for the release and you have to reboot when they come. We want you to get these faster," Google Senior Director for Android Stephanie Cuthbertson said at Google I/O on Tuesday.

Cuthbertson said it means updating the security modules in the background, the same way Google updates its apps.

Originally published May 7, 11:17 a.m. PT.
Update, 11:22 a.m.: Adds more information.