Android M Developer Preview Will be Available for Nexus 5, 6, 9, and Player (Updated)

Google has announced a whole bunch of features of the Android M Developer Preview, which we have detailed here. But what about devices? Well, they also announced that it will be available on the Nexus 5, Nexus 6, Nexus 9, and Nexus Player. They didn’t say when, but I would imagine that it will be soon – maybe even this week.

As we learn more about availability, we’ll update this post.  (more…)

Android 5.1.1 OTA Files Now Available for Nexus 4 and Nexus 9 LTE (Edit: Nexus 5 Too)

Update May 20:  Nexus 4 and Nexus 9 LTE Android 5.1.1 OTA .zips added. (Edit:  Nexus 5 too)


Now that Android 5.1.1 factory images have been posted for a number of Nexus devices, we are starting to see the rollout of over-the-air (OTA) updates to them, namely the Nexus 7 (2012) and (2013), Nexus 10, and Nexus Player. More will arrive soon (Nexus 5, Nexus 6, Nexus 4, and Nexus 9), so we are starting to compile a list of them all below. We know that many of you like to sideload updates rather than wait for them to hit your device – feel free to bookmark this one.  (more…)

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Nexus 9 is Getting Android 5.1.1 Today (Updated)

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Google announced today that it is beginning to push Android 5.1 out to the Nexus 9. After randomly sending out Android 5.0.2 earlier this week, the Nexus 9 will now catch up to most of the rest of the current Nexus devices. We aren’t sure if the update is 5.1 or 5.1.1, but I’m not sure N9 owners will really care at this point. I think we are all really just glad that the Nexus 9 hasn’t been forgotten about.  (more…)

Download: Android 5.1.1 OTA Updates for Nexus Devices

Update May 28:  Added both Nexus 7 (2012 and 2013) mobile model files and a new Nexus 6 file for Sprint and US Cellular devices.


Now that Android 5.1.1 factory images have been posted for a number of Nexus devices, we are starting to see the rollout of over-the-air (OTA) updates to them, namely the Nexus 7 (2012) and (2013), Nexus 10, and Nexus Player. More will arrive soon (Nexus 5, Nexus 6, Nexus 4, and Nexus 9), so we are starting to compile a list of them all below. We know that many of you like to sideload updates rather than wait for them to hit your device – feel free to bookmark this one.  (more…)