Good news for all Nexus users, now you can update your Nexus 5, Nexus 6, Nexus 9, Nexus 7 2013 with official Android 6.0 Marshmallow update. Today Google released the new Android 6.0 Marshmallow for the nexus devices and the new Android 6.0 come swith lots of new features and bug fixes. Android 6.0 Marshmallow (MRA58K) is the latest operating system by Google and Nexus are the first devices to enjoy this new official update. If you are the owner of any of these Nexus Devices then you can apply this update manually on your phone, All you have to flash the factory images on your Nexus device.
Android 6.0 Marshmallow comes with new goodies and improvements. If you want to install Android 6.0 on your Nexus 5, Nexus 6, Nexus 9, Nexus 7 2013 then follow the below mention guide. Before following this guide do take the full backup of your phone and read all the steps very carefully.
Install Android 6.0 on Nexus Devices
Step 1. Download and install the proper USB drivers on your windows PC here.
Step 2. Now unlock the bootloader of your phone. If you already done that then go to the Step 3.
Step 3. Download the Android 6.0 Marshmallow for your Nexus device from the below mention links:-
- Nexus 5 — Link | File: hammerhead-mra58k-factory-52364034.tgz
- Nexus 6 — Link | File: shamu-mra58k-factory-5b07088c.tgz
- Nexus 9 WiFi — Link | File: volantis-mra58k-factory-cc430962.tgz
- Nexus 9 3G/LTE– Link | File: volantisg-mra58k-factory-de7a6ff6.tgz
- Nexus 7 2013 WiFi — Link | File: razor-mra58k-factory-300dc903.tgz
- Nexus 7 2013 3G — Link | File: razorg-mra58k-factory-7221a6d9.tgz
- Nexus Player — Link | File: fugu-mra58k-factory-61ac65bc.tgz
Step 4. Now extract the downloaded file on your desktop.
Step 5. Boot your Nexus device into fastboot mode. To do this, Power off the device. Press and hold both Volume Down and Power button together until you see anything on the screen. Fastboot should be written at the top.
Step 6. Connect your Nexus to the PC with USB cable and Open the Android M folder that you extracted in Step 3.
Step 7. Double click the flash-all.bat file on Windows. (If you’re in Linux or Mac, use this command in terminal: sh ./flash-all.sh)
Step 8. Now the Flashing process will start on your phone and this will take some time to finish.
Once completed, our Nexus will boot now and it might take about 5 minutes to boot on your first time. That’s it, now your Nexus 5, Nexus 6, Nexus 9, Nexus 7 2013 is running on the Android 6.0 Marshmallow.