We all know, Google has announced Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Android 6.0 Marshmallow developer version was revealed at Google I/O 2015. Lot of new features are added into the latest version of Android. For for detailed lookout on features you can check our top features of Android 6.0 Marshmallow article.
Google is rolling out Update to Nexus 6, Nexus 5, Nexus 7 and Nexus 9 devices. Usually, Google rolls update in short patches based on regions. So, many users have received their updates and many are still waiting for the update. For those users we are waiting for update, here’s a way on how to install Android 6.0 Marshmallow update on your device.
There are actually two ways to manually update your Nexus device. The first option is to flash the factory image, which is like installing the complete Android software and firmware from scratch. This isn’t a bad way to go, but it requires a factory reset if your bootloader isn’t unlocked.
The second method is installing the OTA update, which is what this guide is about. This is the same exact update that Google will automatically send to your device at some point in the future. Following this way will not allow to loose your data.Still, we ask you to back up your device before proceeding for this method.
Are you ready for the installation?
- Installing ADB and Fastboot
- Downloading the over-the-air (OTA) update zip file for your device
- Enable USB debugging and connect device with USB to your machine
- Installing the over-the-air (OTA) update