Google has finally released the Android 5.0 Lollipop factory images for Nexus 4, 5, 7, and also 10. These manufacturing plant pictures were long overdue really, but as holds true with Nexus devices, they are constantly forerunners when it comes to receiving the latest OS updates. With OTA updates still nowhere in sight, these manufacturing facility pictures must assist provide interested individuals a head start and also rise to speed up with the most up to date version of Android.

According to the Android Developers website, along with the Nexus 5, Nexus 7 (2013) as well as Nexus 10 devices, the Nexus 6, 9 and Nexus Gamer have additionally received upgraded manufacturing plant pictures. Surprisingly the first generation Nexus 7 (Wi-Fi) likewise acquires the cut, together with the Nexus 4.

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If you are a seasoned Android flasher, and also have a Nexus 4, Nexus 5 (GSM/ LTE), Nexus 7 2nd-gen (Wi-Fi), Nexus 7 1st-gen (Wi-Fi) or Nexus 10, here’s how you could have Android 5.0 Lollipop working on your device.

Note: This procedure will get rid of all data from your phone or tablet computer, considering that manufacturing facility graphics basically recover your device to an out-of-the-box state.


  • Download the ideal Android 5.0 Lollipop factory images for your device.
  • Nexus USB drivers configured and also set up (Windows only).
  • Nexus device with an unlocked bootloader.
  • A computer system with ADB set up and established.
  • Enable ‘USB Debugging’ in Settings > Development options, and also plug the device to the computer system.
  • Totally back up your Nexus device.

Unlock Bootloader

Windows users:

Step 1: You need to have ADB installed and set up.

Step 2: Power down your Nexus device entirely as well as connect it to the PC using USB.

Step 3: Open Command Prompt and browse to the platform-tools folder of the Android SDK as well as type:

adb reboot bootloader

Step 4: Once the device boots into bootloader method, enter the following command:

fastboot oem unlock

You will certainly be motivated with some guidelines on your Nexus, so follow those to continue.

Mac users:

Step 1: Launch Terminal and type the following command to set up ADB and Fastboot automatically:

bash <(curl

Step 2:  Navigate to System Preferences > Keyboard – Shortcuts then click on Services. Find theNew Terminal at Folder option and click to enable it.

Step 3: Connect your Nexus device to your Mac using USB.

Step 4: Extract the contents of the Lollipop factory image on the desktop computer inside a folder. Right-click on the folder, then float the computer mouse tip on Services, click New Terminal at Folder.

Step 5: Go into the following command in the Terminal home window to reboot the device right into bootloader mode:

adb reboot bootloader

Now enter the following command to unlock the bootloader

fastboot oem unlock

Comply with any kind of on-screen guidelines on your Nexus to eventually unlock your bootloader.

Install Android 5.0 Lollipop On Nexus 4, 5, 7, 10

Step 1: To start, download the factory image pertinent to your device, as well as extract the components to your desktop computer in a folder.

Step 2:  Enter the following command in Command Prompt or Terminal to boot the device in bootloader mode:

adb reboot bootloader

Step 3: Once the device is in bootloader method, Windows users can run the flash-all script documents to start the flashing procedure.

Mac and also Linux users ought to right-click on the folder of the drawn out image contents, then navigate to Services, then click New Terminal at Folder. Now enter into the following command:

./ flash-all. sh

This is it! Your Nexus device ought to start installing the Lollipop manufacturing facility image as well as ought to reactivate as soon as the process finishes.

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