Google Nexus 9 (Wi-Fi only) official Android 5.1.1 Lollipop factory image now available

A few days ago, Google announced that Android 5.1 Lollipop is now seeding to Nexus 9s worldwide through an OTA update, but if you're tired of waiting for the OTA update to reach your device, you should know that Google has just released the Android 5.1.1 factory image for the Wi-Fi only Nexus 9.

At the moment, the official 5.1.1 Lollipop factory image is available solely for the Wi-Fi only version of the Google Nexus 9. This not an unusual aspect, as Android factory images for LTE-enabled Nexus devices usually get posted a few days or weeks later than the factory images for Wi-Fi only devices.

Before making the jump to the source link below and grabbing the Android 5.1.1 Lollipop factory image for the Nexus 9, make sure to keep in mind that waiting for the OTA update to reach your device is the best option. Flashing a factory image will delete all of the data on the device, so make sure to backup your stuff before installing Android 5.1.1 Lollipop on your Nexus 9. Google's instructions on how to flash a factory image can be found at the source link below.

The Android 5.1 Lollipop should fix a lot of the bugs that users reported on the Nexus 9 running 5.0 Lollipop. Once you've downloaded and installed the factory image, make sure to drop us a comment and let us know if flashing the official Android 5.1 Lollipop image solved the bugs you were previously experiencing.

source: Google



4. kindlefireowner

Posts: 504; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

I'm not complaining but how in the world did my 2013 Nexus 7 get 5.1.1 before the Nexus 9? These Lollipop updates has been a nightmare for the users. Google/Android will never get another dime of my money in the future.

2. priya99

Posts: 1; Member since: May 12, 2015

I've pre-ordered mine. I'm getting the 32GB LTE version for the entry level price of £499 (yay Sony for the pricing) and on top of that they're throwing in the Bluetooth keyboard they showed off at CES for free at :D it's coming on 27th May :)

1. gaming64 unregistered

Wait, isn't this a Nexus device? Google! Why didn't this receive 5.1.1 first?

3. vincelongman

Posts: 5826; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

Because HTC and/or Nvidia Using Android Police's build number date calculator LMY47X is dated at approximately February 16, 2015 HTC and/or Nvidia took too long testing

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