Android 5.1 OTA Nexus: Nexus 5, Nexus 7 and Nexus 10

Google has finally released Android 5.1 Lollipop its lets know in an official blog post. The latest version of Android begins rolling out today but Google hasn’t really specified exactly what devices will get the update, as of now users have reported receiving the OTA update on the Nexus 10, Nexus 7 and Nexus 5. You can wait for the OTA to hit your device or download the .zip manually. Bellow is a list of all the Android 5.1 OTA .zip files for all Nexus devices.

Download Android 5.1 OTA Nexus 5, 6 and 9

Update: The OTA is not yet available. They currently link to the Factory Images

Requirements to update to Android 5.1 lollipop

To be able to update to the current software version, the below requirements must be met:

  • LRX22C

  • 50% or higher battery life

  • Data connection

  • Available memory (File size of update: 16.7 MB)

Android 5.1 Changelog and new Features

While the list of changes made in 5.1 is much smaller then we initially thought (check out the changelog here) there will still be some noticeable changes in 5.1:

  • Memory Leak Fix
  • Dual SIM
  • Device Protection
  • High Definition voice calling
  • ability to join Wi-Fi networks from quick settings
  • control your paired Bluetooth devices from Quick Settings
  • Many Bug fixes (among them one that addresses the Nexus 10 Wifi issues)
  • Performance improvements

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      1. Why post an early, misleading article? I hate when ‘newsy’ companies preemptively anticipate the future by incorrectly stating something then coming back later in their article to point out their lie from above. GARBAGE.

  1. Article is misleading, this are Factory Images for the Nexus 5, Nexus 10 and Nexus 7, this will factory reset your device making you loose all your data. OTA images are capable of updating your device while keeping all data intact. NOT OTA.

    1. They even stated which links they had, wrong. It say Nexus 5, 6. and 9 above the Nexus 5, 7 and 10 links.

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