Android 5.1.1 OTA updates and factory images hit certain Nexus devices

Android 5.1.1 OTA updates and factory images hit certain Nexus devices
Google has had a busy day rolling out the Android 5.1.1 build to a few stock Android Nexus devices. Some of the phones and tablets received an OTA update and also had the Android 5.1.1 factory image posted. The latter is used by those who have customized their phone or tablet and want to return quickly to the latest Android build. This is accomplished by flashing the most recent factory image on the device.

Receiving both the OTA update to Android 5.1.1, and the factory image for the same build today, are the Nexus 4 and Nexus 5 handsets. Both models were manufactured by LG. Also today, the HTC-built Nexus 9 tablet (LTE version) received the Android 5.1.1 OTA update and the 5.1.1 factory image.

And wait, there's more. Both the first and second-generation versions of the Asus produced Nexus 7 tablets (both Wi-Fi and cellular) have had the Android 5.1.1 factory image posted on the Google developers site. The tablets will soon receive Android 5.1.1 directly via an OTA update.

source: Google via AndroidCentral



1. NotAGeek

Posts: 279; Member since: Jan 26, 2014

What about android one handsets?

10. Settings

Posts: 2943; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

We have 5.1.1 already. What coubtry are you in?

12. NotAGeek

Posts: 279; Member since: Jan 26, 2014

Indonesia,i have the evercoss one x

13. vincelongman

Posts: 5808; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

I think they have 5.1, not 5.1.1

16. Settings

Posts: 2943; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

Here in the Philippines we have 5.1.1 already just a month ago. All Android One devices released here have 5.1.1 pre-installed.

2. TypicalGeek

Posts: 220; Member since: Feb 19, 2015

My Nexus 5 has gotten the notification yet.

5. WAusJackBauer

Posts: 456; Member since: Mar 22, 2015

It took me about a month to get 5.1 from the day they announced it was rolling out.

3. o0Exia0o

Posts: 903; Member since: Feb 01, 2013

5.1.1??? My OG Asus Nexus 7 has already been running on 5.1.1 for 2 weeks or more now....

6. gaara6775

Posts: 738; Member since: May 20, 2014

Yes. Same here. I guess og n7 was first to get that 5.1.1 update xD

4. waddup121 unregistered

WOOT. Happy!

7. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Lollipop has been a huge disaster. Google needs to focus on fixing and fine tuning in the next major release.

8. BobbyDigital

Posts: 2125; Member since: May 29, 2014

Not as much as disaster as iOS 8 has been. And iOS 7. And iOS 6. And iOS 5… You get the drift by now. :-)

11. guest

Posts: 372; Member since: Jun 13, 2012

I had a nexus 5 and it went into boot loop it sucks. First time I have had a problem with an android since the my touch 4g. Luckily I had a spare iPhone 5s. I need to figure out how to refash the factory image and sell it. Xda has instructions but it looks like a very long slog

14. leftheodo

Posts: 108; Member since: Oct 21, 2011

XDA is for smart people. Sell ypur Nexus (if you have one) and keep your iPhone. You deserve it

15. btbotimtim

Posts: 272; Member since: Dec 08, 2010

very long? nexus 5 has a nexus toolkit at xda. it is so simple to use.

17. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Do I sense denial?

9. Valoni

Posts: 29; Member since: Sep 11, 2013

I hope google awoke from deep sleep and fix camera problem ("Can not connect to camera") and Flashlight in Nexus 5.

18. Zenzui

Posts: 114; Member since: Feb 13, 2012

My Nexus 9 WiFi locked bootloader cannot update from OTA 5.02 to 5.1.1. So annoying. I had wipe cache from recovery still same problem...

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