Download & Install Android 6.0.1 OTA update for Nexus Devices (Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6, Nexus 5, 2013 Nexus 7, Nexus 9)

Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow OTA Images are now available to download on Pixel C, Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6, Nexus 5, 2013 Nexus 7 (Wi-Fi and Mobile), Nexus 9 and Nexus Player. So if you are the user of any of these devices, then you can easily apply the new Android 6.0.1 OTA update your phone. To use this new OTA update manually on your phone all your need an OTA zip file, ADB files and have to run some fastboot commands on your Windows PC and you are done. Here in this new guide, we’ll show you how to install the latest Android 6.0.1 OTA update on your Nexus Devices. Currently, the new OTA zip file is available for only a few devices which are Pixel C, Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6, Nexus 5, 2013 Nexus 7 (Wi-Fi and Mobile), Nexus 9 and Nexus Player.

This guide is only for the Nexus user and don’t try this method on any of another android smartphone, Before Following this guide do take the full backup of your phone. Read all the instructions very carefully and follow all the steps one by one on your Nexus pHone.

Install Nexus Android 6.0.1 OTA on Nexus Devices

Install Nexus Android 6.0.1 OTA on Nexus Devices

Step 1. Download the ADB files here on your desktop and this will create ADB folder on your Windows C Drive.

Step 2. Once the ADB files are installed on your desktop. Download the Android 6.0.1 OTA zip from the below mention link

Nexus OTA Image Links

Now rename the zip file to update.zip

Step 3. Extract the Preview Image and move all the files in the ADB folder. The same folder that you created in Step 1. Step 4. Now connect your phone to he PC with USB cable. And open a command window in your fastboot/adb folder (C:\adb). To do this Hold Shift button on your keyboard and right-click on the empty space of the folder. See the screenshot:-

Step 5. Now run this code to put your phone in fastboot mode

adb reboot recovery

Step 6. Now you will now be in stock recovery. With Volume Down, highlight “apply update from ADB.” Press Power to choose it.

Step 7. Now after this go back to the command window and run the following command to flash the OTA zip file

adb sideload update.zip

Step 8. Once the update finishes, you should reboot the phone by choosing: Reboot the system now from the main recovery menu.

Tha’s it! Now your Nexus is running on the latest Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow.