Now that Android 5.1 (still Lollipop) has been officially announced with a few new features and presumably a bunch of bugfixes, it's time for the updates to begin. As always, that starts with Nexus devices. And that means we can speed the updates along a little bit, if we're so inclined.
If you're the kind of nerd who doesn't mind a little sideloading or factory image action, go ahead and bookmark this page. We'll update it as the links roll in. Be sure to check your software versions before starting. And if you need help, hit up our Nexus forums!
Android 5.1 Lollipop OTA update links
Nexus 7 (2012, Wifi-only)
We'll add more OTA links as we get 'em. And thanks to everyone who's sent these in so far!
And now's a perfect time to remind ourselves that some of us are seasoned veterans and know what to do with OTA updates and factory image files. And that means it's up to us to help the next generation. So if your'e looking to update your Nexus device to Android 5.1 and need a little help, we recommend this guide to get you started: