Install MRA58V on Nexus 7 2013 [Android 6.0 Marshmallow]


In this guide you would be able to install Android 6.0 Marshmallow based MRA58V factory image on Nexus 7 2013(LTE/WiFi). MRA58V is latest factory image available for Nexus 7 2013 at the moment while Nexus 5, Nexus 9 and Nexus Player received MRA58N update yesterday. The MRA58V is a security update released for Nexus 7 2013, it is packed with multiple improvements along security patch for Stagefright. The update is also rolling out via OTA(Over The Air) you can give a check for the OTA whether your device is eligible for the update, go to, Settings >> About device >> System update and check for the software updates.

You will receive a firmware update notification if the update is available for your device, tap “download now”, or “download later” if you want to download the updates later. If this method doesn’t work for you don’t worry we have posted complete tutorial to update MRA58V factory image on Nexus 7 2013 both WiFi and the LTE variants.

How to update MRA58V Marshmallow factory image on Nexus 7 2013

Before you Begin:

  • Please ensure your phone battery should be charged at minimum 60%
  • Enable USB Debugging, go to Settings >> Developer Options >> USB debugging
  • Download and install USB drivers for Nexus along adb and fastboot.
  • 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 MRA58V factory image for Nexus 7 2013 from the below provided links

Download MRA58V factory image for Nexus 7 2013 (LTE)

Download MRA58V factory image for Nexus 7 2013 (WiFi)

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 simple steps to install MRA58V factory image on Nexus 7 2013.

Extract the MRA58V factory image file you have downloaded earlier.

Turn of 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 any one of the extracted firmware folder.

Connect your device to PC during fastboot mode 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 your Nexus 7 2013 on latest MRA58V factory image. 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.

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