Android O Developer Preview 2 Factory Images Available

If you didn’t join the Android Beta program (which is rolling out now) and update your Pixel or Nexus device to Android O because you were waiting for the factory images of Preview 2 to arrive, that time has come. Google posted the images shortly after the Google I/O keynote wrapped.

This is technically Android O Developer Preview 2, but it’s also the first that’s a part of the Android Beta program. The build for this is listed as OPP2 and we have files for the Pixel, Pixel XL, Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X, Nexus Player, and Pixel C.  (more…)

And Now Android 7.1.2 Appears to be Stable and Ready to Rollout, Images Posted

The April security patch was posted just moments ago, yet here we are back again to tell you about the Android 7.1.2 update apparently going stable. That’s right, the images for 7.1.2 just went live too!

As of now, we’re seeing files for the Pixel and Pixel XL (N2G47E, N2G47J), Pixel C (N2G47D), Nexus 6P (N2G47H), Nexus 5X (N2G47F), and Nexus Player (N2G47H).  (more…)

April’s Android Security Update Goes Live With Factory Images for Nexus, Pixel (Updated)

Google just posted the Android security update for April 2017 and the files are already live for a number of devices.

So far, we are seeing 7.1.1 files for Pixel and Pixel XL (NOF27D), Nexus 6P (N4F26U), Nexus 5X (N4F26U), Nexus 6 (N6F26Y), and Nexus 9 (N4F26X). 

In other notes, the Nexus 6 is also seeing builds of NBD92F and NBD92G (7.0.0).  (more…)

Nexus 6’s Android 7.1.1 March Patch is Back After Brief Pull

On Monday, Google pushed out March’s security patch to its Nexus and Pixel devices. Most of the updates pushed through without issue, except for the Nexus 6’s Android 7.1.1 build that caused an issue with Android Pay. Well, an issue with Android’s SafetyNet was likely the culprit behind Android Pay not working , so Google pulled the update for the Nexus 6.  (more…)

March’s Android Security Update Goes Live With Factory Images for Nexus, Pixel

Google just posted the Android security update for March 2017 and the files are already live for a number of devices. We were expecting this in part because of Verizon’s early acknowledgement of the update, but also because it’s the first Monday of the month.

So far, we are seeing 7.1.1 files for Pixel and Pixel XL (NOF27B, NOF27C), Pixel C (N4F26T), Nexus 6P (N4F26T, NUF26N), Nexus 5X (N4F26T), Nexus 6 (N6F26U), Nexus Player (NMF27D), and Nexus 9 (N4F26T).  (more…)

February’s Android Security Update Goes Live With Factory Images for Nexus, Pixel

Google just posted the Android security update for February 2017 and the files are already live for a number of devices.

So far, we are seeing 7.1.1 files for Pixel and Pixel XL (NOF26V, NOF26W), Pixel C (N4F26O), Nexus 6P (N4F26O, NUF26K), Nexus 5X (N4F26O), Nexus 6 (N6F26R), Nexus Player (NMF26X), and Nexus 9 (N4F26Q). The Nexus 6 also got new 7.0.0 builds of NBD91Y and NBD91Z. (more…)