When Google and Nest WiFi receive software updates, they often take place in the background without any user input. The release notes for the most recent Google/Nest Wifi upgrade, 22Q1 (M94), which was released in March, are available here.
22Q1 (M94) , the first quarter of 2022 and the underlying Chromium version, has four highlights that are not the major change for Google/Nest WiFi:
Update for the WiFi protocol’s flaw (FragAttack) for Google WiFi devices Enhanced mesh connectivity network loop mitigation and automatic mesh recovery improved compatibility with 802.11K Wi-Fi gadgets improvements to general safety, stability, and functionality fragmentation and aggregation attacks (FragAttack), which was described in 2021, is mentioned in the first bullet point. In addition to security, stability, and performance, Google claims that by establishing an optimal list of channels, mesh connection and compatibility with devices using the 802.11K standard responsible has been enhanced for swiftly locating adjacent APs that are available as roaming targets.
The most recent M94 versions were 1.54.294928 and 14150.43.80 (Nest WiFi router and Google Wifi) when it initially launched in March (Nest Wifi point). The most recent public release from Google is 14150.43.81, which was released under version In May . By choosing your router from the list of devices and hitting the settings gear icon in the top-right corner of the Google Home app, you can check.
Google Nest/Wifi devices only received one update in 2021, according to Google’s archive list of release notes, which has yet to even contain M94. This is a decrease from three in 2020, when Google concentrated on video conferencing and network optimizations for work from home (WFH).