We have recently posted the Android 5.0.2 Lollipop Factory Images for the Nexus 7, in which we also mentioned that Nexus 10 has also received the factory images of the same version. While most of the flagship devices are still waiting in the line to get the Lollipop update and also some has received the leaked versions, only a couple here has received the Official Firmware and even lesser received it in OTA form. But our concern here is only with the Nexus 7,which has received the Factory Images of Android 5.0.2 Lollipop and we are here to show you How to flash these images on your device.
For all those who hasn’t received the OTA of Android 5.0.2 Lolliop and owns a Nexus 10 can flash these Images to update their device, however, the funny thing is that the OTA for both the Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 is on hold, which are sure to be there when everything will be smooth and safe, till then you can flash these official images and test the Firmware on your device. All you need is to either have a little info about the CMD Commanding, which is quite easy or you can pay a little more attention towards the tutorial, so in the end you won’t blame us for messing your device. Without further ado, let’s continue towards the necessary preparations and Installation Tutorial.
- This is only for Nexus 7!
- Battery should be charged at least over 60%
- Unlock Bootloader Of Your Device.
- Backup SMS Messages
- Backup Call Logs
- Backup Contacts
- Backup Media – Copy your files manually to your PC or Laptop.
- Titanium Backup – If already rooted, use Titanium Backup to backup all of your apps, system data and other important content.
- Backup Nandroid – If CWM or TWRP installed previously, otherwise skip this step and perform this at the end of flashing
The methods involved in flashing custom recoveries, roms and rooting your phone are highly custom and may result in bricking your device, and has nothing to do with Google or the device manufacturer that is Google in our case. Also rooting your device will void its warranty and you will be no longer eligible for any kind of free device services by the manufacturers/warranty providers. In case of any mishap we may not be held responsible. Follow these instructions to the letter to avoid any mishap or bricking. Make sure that whatever you do, you are doing it at your own responsibility
Factory Image for Nexus 10 : Link
Configure Fastboot and SDK: Link
How To Install Android 5.0.2 Lollipop Factory Images:
- Download and Extract the Firmware.
- Copy the Files to Fastboot folder.
- Connect your device with PC.
- Open Command prompt in the fastboot folder, How? Hold Shift Key and Right Click anywhere in the Folder.
- Now Type and Execute these commands:
adb reboot bootloader
fastboot flash bootloader bootloader-manta-mantamf01
fastboot reboot bootloader
fastboot -w update image-mantaray-lrx22g.zip
After the Flashing, your device will reboot automatically, thus giving you the latest version of Lollipop.
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