How to install Android 5.1.1 Lollipop update via factory image in Nexus 6

The software of Android 5.1.1 Lollipop update is now available for all regular carrier-based Nexus 6 phones. The version of Android 5.1.1 build for Nexus 6 will be LMY47Z Lollipop update.

Here, we will let you know the tips to install Android 5.1.1 Lollipop update via factory image in Nexus 6.

Before doing that, please make sure the following requirements:

  1. Please make sure that the phone hasat least 80% battery.
  2. Please back up data and settings using a recommended custom recovery tool, like ClockworkMod (CWM) or TWRP. To do so, please go to Recovery, choose Backup and Restore and tap Backup.
  3. Please verify correct USB drivers for the phone are installed on the computer.
  4. Please enable USB Debugging mode via Settings > Developer Options.
  5. If Developer Options is not visible, please go to Settings > About Phone, scroll down to the bottom and select Build Number, and then tap build number seven times to unlock the Developer Options under Settings and then enable USB Debugging mode.
  6. Please ensure that the device is rooted with CWM or TWRP recovery installed and its boot loader is

Step by step to install the update of Android Lollipop 5.1.1:

  1. Please download the Android 5.1.1 Factory Image for your Nexus phone on the computer.
  2. Please connect the Nexus device to the computer via USB cable.
  3. Please make sure that Fastboot is configured and properly installed on the computer.
  4. Please power off the phone and boot it into Fastboot/Bootloader  To boot Nexus device into Fastboot mode, please turn on the phone while pressing and holding the Volume Up, Volume Down and Power buttons until the Fastboot menu and START icon appear
  5. Please if necessary, unlock the device’s bootloader by running a command: fastboot oem unlock
  6. Please extract the downloaded file to a desired location on the computer.
  7. Please go to the folderShamu-LMY47Z and then copy/paste all the files to the Fastboot directory.
  8. Please run the file “flash-all.bat” if you use Windows, or the file “” using Terminal if you use Mac, or the file “” if you use linux.
  9. Please wait till the installation process is completed.
  10. After the installation completes, the phone will reboot. It may take about five minutes for the first boot to complete. You should not interrupt the process.

These are the tips to install Android Lollipop 5.1.1 Update in Nexus 6.

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