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Google releases Android 5.1 factory images for the Nexus 5, Nexus 6, Nexus 7 (2012 WiFi), and Nexus 10

Google has released the first batch of factory images for the newly-announced Android 5.1 Lollipop tonight for select Nexus devices. The devices included in this batch are the Nexus 5, Nexus 7 (2012, Wi-Fi), and the Nexus 10. Update: And now the Nexus 6! As we reported earlier, Android 5.1...
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Android 5.1 Lollipop Nexus updates to begin today

Android 5.1, the first Lollipop maintenance release, is on the way Update: Google has officially announced Android 5.1 Lollipop, which will begin rolling out from today. Original story: As tends to happen shortly before Nexus updates start rolling out, T-Mobile has updated its support documents...
Nexus 5

The Nexus 5 is available to buy once again in the Google Play Store

If you still want to get your hands on the older, but still solid, Nexus 5 smartphone from Google, you now have yet another chance. The Google Play Store has re-listed the phone once again at its $349 starting price, but only in the black color. Google is selling the 16GB version for $349.99,...

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New Android 5.1 build LMY47I factory images now available for the Nexus 5 and Nexus 6

New Android 5.1 build LMY47I factory images now available for the Nexus 5 and Nexus 6

Google has released a new Android 5.1 build for both the Nexus 5 and Nexus 6 today. Coming roughly a week after the last updated build for the Nexus 6, the new factory image for the Nexus 5 and Nexus 6 clocks in at build number LMY47I. While it's not clear what this new build brings, this makes...
Nexus 7 (2012)

Google releases Android 5.1 factory images for the Nexus 5, Nexus 6, Nexus 7 (2012 WiFi), and Nexus 10

Google has released the first batch of factory images for the newly-announced Android 5.1 Lollipop tonight for select Nexus devices. The devices included in this batch are the Nexus 5, Nexus 7 (2012, Wi-Fi), and the Nexus 10. Update: And now the Nexus 6! As we reported earlier, Android 5.1...
Nexus 6

Here are the Android 5.1 OTA update links, and how to use them [Update: Nexus 6 link]

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'...
Lollipop

Android 5.1 Lollipop Nexus updates to begin today

Android 5.1, the first Lollipop maintenance release, is on the way Update: Google has officially announced Android 5.1 Lollipop, which will begin rolling out from today. Original story: As tends to happen shortly before Nexus updates start rolling out, T-Mobile has updated its support documents...
Nexus 5

The Nexus 5 is available to buy once again in the Google Play Store

If you still want to get your hands on the older, but still solid, Nexus 5 smartphone from Google, you now have yet another chance. The Google Play Store has re-listed the phone once again at its $349 starting price, but only in the black color. Google is selling the 16GB version for $349.99,...
Nexus 5

The Android 5.0.1 factory image for the Nexus 5 is now available

It lives here. Happy flashing. Be sure to check your MD5, and follow our guide if you need help.
T-Mobile Nexus 6

Nexus 5 and Nexus 6 on T-Mobile slated to get Android 5.0.1 today

It looks like the Nexus 5 and Nexus 6 on T-Mobile are slated to get an update to Android 5.0.1 Lollipop today, at least that's what T-Mobile seems to think. Support docs for both phones on T-Mobile's website list December 15th (that'd be today) as the roll-out date for the 5.0.1 update. The...
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Sprint says Android 5.0.1 Lollipop is coming to their Nexus 5 today

Sprint says they will begin rolling out an over-the-air update for its Nexus 5 smartphone today with the version number LRX22C, or more popularly known as Android 5.0.1 Lollipop. The change log simply states that the download will offer "Miscellaneous Android Updates" to the Nexus 5. As always...
Nexus 5

Nexus 5: Past, present and future

A year on — and with an all-new version of Android — how does Google's 5-inch handset measure up? I've used the Nexus 5 — Google and LG's last Nexus collaboration — on and off for the past year. The phone never quite managed to become my daily driver, mainly due to underwhelming battery life and...
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Checking the checksum on a Nexus factory image (and why you should)

Take a few easy steps to verify that the file you downloaded is the file you wanted Having a Nexus means you're provided with factory restore images should you want to revert anything you might have done to the system software. It's a failsafe, and the easiest way to return everything to the way...

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