Purpose and benefits
This article will guide you on the steps to follow upon receiving an Android update notification on device profile of Google Pixel 2XL in BlueStacks.
Users of BlueStacks running Google Pixel 2XL device profile.
NOTE: This update will not harm your system in any way. You can avoid receiving this error by switching device profile to any other except Google Pixel 2XL. To learn more about switching device profiles in BlueStacks, please click here.
Why am I receiving an Android update on BlueStacks?
Users running Google Pixel 2XL device profile on BlueStacks will receive an Android update in BlueStacks while searching for applications on the Play Store. Since BlueStacks is currently on Android version 7.1, you will receive an update to a higher version of Android.
You will only receive this notification while searching for applications on the Play Store, not while using a preinstalled application on BlueStacks. A screenshot is attached below as an example of the pop-up you will receive while doing so.
What should I do if I receive this?
Ignore it. Users who receive this update, should not proceed with this. To ignore it, simply click anywhere else on the screen and it shall disappear after which you can proceed to using BlueStacks normally.
This will not harm your system in any way, it is simply a bug that will be fixed in the next update.
What should I do if the update starts downloading?
If the update starts downloading on your PC/Laptop, as represented in the image below, you can let the update download. By default, the update will not download automatically, so you can avoid this step if you follow the instructions above.
After the update has been downloaded, you can simply close the tab and proceed to enjoy BlueStacks.
We genuinely appreciate your choosing BlueStacks. We hope you enjoy using it. If you have any further questions, please contact us at support at bluestacks dot com. Thank you very much.
Last updated on December 20, 2019.