The Nexus brand name on all things Android suggests prompt and a handful of updates from Google showing up on your device much faster than the remainder of the business in the camp. Android 5.1.1 Lollipop factory image for the T-Mobile variant of the Nexus 6 has actually just been released after OTA updates started presenting for the device a couple of days back.

It was almost a week back when Google released its Android 5.1.1 factory images for an array of Nexus devices as is customary if you’ve been around the Android mobile OS, specifically with Nexus devices for a long time now. The devices varied from the lovely old Nexus 4 to the Nexus 5, further extending to Nexus line of tablets and the Nexus Player also. The powerhouse of a Nexus 6 nevertheless was missing out on.

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Possibilities are, that if you have the shamu variation of the Nexus 6 – – that is the one from T-Mobile – you will shortly be receiving the download on your phone as an OTA update. Nevertheless, this needs perseverance, and offered how Google currently plays a good part in making users wait given how oddly the search engine huge moves with its update strategies, I for one will not be evaluating your hurriedness to upgrade your Nexus 6 to the latest Android OS version by hand.

Obviously these factory images as such present a much more comprehensive purpose than just helping excited users update to the current firmware version.

These images or ROMs – – however you decide to see them – – can help get you from some tight spots, specifically if you got yourself in some kind of fix following a rooting treatment, or possibly you simply wish to reverse all the wizardries and custom-made ROMs and revert back to the default factory state, for personal or maybe offering purpose.


You can download the Android 5.1.1 factory image for the Nexus 6 (shamu) from the link provided listed below. Before you download the image, I would state that this build is specific to the T-Mobile variation of the Nexus 6 and is titled LYZ28E, while builds for other variation will be ending with either a ‘‘ D’ or an ‘‘ I’.

If you want to flash the image as soon as possible, then simply follow our comprehensive guide laid out here, using the newly available Android 5.1.1 file for Nexus 6 linked above. Be encouraged, you will lose all your data when you’re done flashing this factory image.

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