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What to do if the Android 5.0 Lollipop update hasn't pushed to your Nexus yet

What to do if the Android 5.0 Lollipop update hasn't pushed to your Nexus yet

Still waiting on your Android 5.0 update? Here's what's up ... Android 5.0 Lollipop is available for your Nexus device! Sort of! But definitely! Factory images are available for flashing over fastboot. Over-the-air-update file locations are known, and we can sideload at will. Code has been...
Google publishes Android 5.0.2 factory images for Nexus 10, Nexus 7 (2013) Wi-Fi

Google publishes Android 5.0.2 factory images for Nexus 10, Nexus 7 (2013) Wi-Fi

Google has just posted the factory image of Android 5.0.2 Lollipop for the Nexus 10 and Nexus 7 (2013) Wi-Fi. Now that the factory images have been pushed, an OTA update is sure to be around the corner. The particular build for Android 5.0.2 is LRX22G, the same build deployed a month ago for...
Nexus 7 (2012)

Google publishes Android 5.0.2 factory image for Nexus 7 (2012)

Google has just posted the factory image of Android 5.0.2 Lollipop for the WiFi version of the 2012 Nexus 7. This follows the rollout of the Android 5.0.1 on many Nexus devices recently. With the factory image up, an OTA update can't be too far away, and we'll keep you posted on AndroidCentral if...

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Android 5.0.2 factory images posted for cellular Nexus 7s

Android 5.0.2 factory images posted for cellular Nexus 7s

If you're still rocking a 2013-era Nexus 7 with LTE, or a 2012 mobile version, we've got some great news today. Google has just dropped the Lollipop factory images for the both devices, and they're version 5.0.2 to boot. This particular build is labeled as LRX22G, the the very same build...
Using Smart Lock on Lollipop? Use this trick to manually lock in an instant

Using Smart Lock on Lollipop? Use this trick to manually lock in an instant

Using Smart Lock on Android 5.0 is a great way to balance security and convenience, using a trusted location, Bluetooth device or NFC tag to bypass lock screen security without entering a PIN or lock pattern. However it's possible you might not want your phone completely unlocked all the time,...
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Android 5.0.2 OTA links are starting to arrive — this is how you use them

Android 5.0.2 factory images started arriving back in December and continued into January, and now we're starting to see the first OTA updates rolling out to Nexus devices as well. As is usually the case with these small point releases there's no major reason to run out and flash the file, but if...
Google publishes Android 5.0.2 factory images for Nexus 10, Nexus 7 (2013) Wi-Fi

Google publishes Android 5.0.2 factory images for Nexus 10, Nexus 7 (2013) Wi-Fi

Google has just posted the factory image of Android 5.0.2 Lollipop for the Nexus 10 and Nexus 7 (2013) Wi-Fi. Now that the factory images have been pushed, an OTA update is sure to be around the corner. The particular build for Android 5.0.2 is LRX22G, the same build deployed a month ago for...
Nexus 7 (2012)

Google publishes Android 5.0.2 factory image for Nexus 7 (2012)

Google has just posted the factory image of Android 5.0.2 Lollipop for the WiFi version of the 2012 Nexus 7. This follows the rollout of the Android 5.0.1 on many Nexus devices recently. With the factory image up, an OTA update can't be too far away, and we'll keep you posted on AndroidCentral if...
Nexus 7 (2013)

Here are the Android 5.0.1 OTA links, and a guide to using them

Google released Android 5.0.1 to AOSP and posted factory images for the Nexus 9, Nexus 7 and Nexus 10, and now folks have started to receive the actual OTA updates for the incremental bump. While you can always manually update your Nexus device using the full factory image and still retain your...
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.
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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...
Nexus 5 Lollipop

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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