Google posts remaining Android 5.1 factory images for every recent Nexus device … except the Nexus 9

nexus-logoIf you’ve been clicking refresh every day for hours at a time on the Nexus Factory Images page, you can finally let your mouse finger rest. Google has finally posted Android 5.1 factory images for every recent Nexus devices … except the Nexus 9.

This includes:

  • The Nexus 6 by Motorola (LMY47D, LMY47E, and LMY47I – still no LMY47M)
  • The Nexus Player by ASUS(LMY47D)
  • The Nexus 5 by LG (LMY47D, LMY47I)
  • The WiFi 2013 Nexus 7 by ASUS (LMY47O)
  • The LTE 2013 Nexus 7 by ASUS (LMY47O)
  • The Nexus 10 by Samsung (LMY47D)
  • The Nexus 4 by LG (LMY47O)
  • The WiFi 2012 Nexus 7 by ASUS (LMY47D)
  • The 3G 2012 Nexus 7 by ASUS (LMY47D)

You can flash Android 5.1 on any of these Nexus devices, as long as your bootloader is unlocked (which is really easy to do). Be warned that flashing a factory image will erase all of your userdata, unless you take specific steps to stop this from happening.

In other news, Google hates the Nexus 9.

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John F

John was the editor-in-chief at Pocketables. His articles generally focus on all things Google, including Chrome and Android, although his love of new gadgets and technology doesn't stop there. His current arsenal includes the Nexus 6 by Motorola, the 2013 Nexus 7 by ASUS, the Nexus 9 by HTC, the LG G Watch, and the Chromebook Pixel, among others.