Google started the release of MRA58K Android 6.0 Marshmallow for it’s Nexus devices including Nexus 5, Nexus 6, Nexus 9, Nexus 7 2013 and Nexus Player. The updates are rolling out via OTA(Over The Air) but we have managed to provide the firmware updates in the below links for your ease to install it manually without waiting for the OTA. First you can perform a manual check for the OTA if available, if the OTA is available, then the device will ask you to install the updates now or later. To check whether OTA is available for your device navigate to,
Settings >> About device >> Software update >> Check for updates
This will require a working internet connection to connect to the Google servers. You will receive a notification about the latest firmware availability click install to flash the firmware or tap install later to flash later.
If you don’t find any notification about the availability of latest firmware then you have to flash Android 6.0 Marshmallow MRA58K images manually on your Nexus devices using ADB. The process to update Android 6.0 M images on your Nexus devices is almost the same, Nexus user’s with their devices with unlocked bootloader can immediately flash the latest factory image on their Nexus devices manually using Platform-tools in Android SDK.
To update your Nexus device manually, you need to download necessary files which you are going to use in the update process.
Also have a look at the list of all the Android 6.0 Marshmallow compatible devices.
Before you Begin:
Disclaimer: This tutorial includes installation of Stock Nexus firmware. Follow the guide on your own risk, we are not responsible if you brick or damage your device however the chances of bricking a device are rare but you have to pay full attention on the complete guide to avoid any issues and difficulties while performing any of the above mentioned operation.
- Please ensure your phone battery should be charged at minimum 60%
- Enable USB Debugging, go to Settings >> Developer Options >> USB debugging
- Download USB drivers for Nexus.
- Download Latest version of Android SDK
Download MRA58K Android 6.0 Marshmallow Images for Nexus devices from the link provided below.
How to update MRA58K Android 6.0 Marshmallow images on your Nexus 5, Nexus 6, Nexus 9 & Nexus Player
The process is very simple all you have to do is just follow the below simple steps to install Android 6.0 Marshmallow images on Nexus 5, Nexus 6, Nexus 9, Nexus 7 & Nexus Player.
- Extract the Android 6.0 M image file you have downloaded earlier.
- Turn of your device & reboot into bootloader mode either by typing the following command using Platform-tools/ADB.
adb reboot bootloader
- Once your device reboots into bootloader mode, now run,
- The installation process will take some and when it is completed you will be notified.
That’ it! You have successfully updated your Nexus device to the latest MRA58K Android 6.0 Marshmallow update. 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.