Google rolled out latest security patches for it’s Nexus devices in the form of factory and OTA images. In this guide we are going to show you how to install N4F26I factory images on Nexus 5x and Nexus 6P. If you are the users of any one of the above mentioned devices then you will be receiving the OTA notification any time soon but if you want to flash the factory images without waiting for the OTA update just follow our step by step guide below. First give a check for the OTA notification whether it’s already about to knock at your device, go to
Settings >> About device >> System update and check for the software updates.
How to install January factory image N4F26I on Nexus 5x and Nexus 6P
Before you Begin:
- Please ensure your phone battery should be charged at minimum 80%
- Enable USB Debugging, go to Settings >> Developer Options >> USB debugging
- Download USB drivers for Nexus.
- Your device bootloader should be unlock or Follow our guide (You can follow this guide as the bootloader unlock process is almost same for every Nexus device)
- Download adb-and fastboot
Download N4F26I factory images for Nexus 5x and Nexus 6P from the link provided below.
Once done with the pre-requisite files and tools needed in the installation process then just go ahead and follow the below simple steps. The process is very simple all you have to do is just follow the below instructions to install N4F26I January factory images on Nexus 5X and Nexus 6p.
Download the firmware files from the link mentioned below and extract the N4F26I firmware into the adb-fastboot folder’s directory.
Now it’s time to turn off your device & reboot into bootloader mode, to do so press and hold the Volume down + Power button at the same time until you see a screen with fastboot written on the top.
Once your device reboots into bootloader mode, now open the ad-fastboot folder where you have extracted firmware.
Connect your device to PC and run the “flash-all script” file present in the same folder.
The installation process will take some and when it is completed you will be notified.
That’ it! You have successfully updated Nexus 5x and Nexus 6P on N4F26I firmware. If you have any query feel free to contact us by posting your queries in the below provided comment section. Follow us on Facebook/Twitter/Google+ for future update.