The search giant released the factory image of Android 5.0.2 Lollipop source code for the Nexus 10 and Nexus 7 (2013) Wi-Fi.
Well, without any announcements, Google released the new Android 5.0.2 Lollipop factory image for its nexus 10 and Nexus 7 (2013) Wi-Fi devices on its official support website over this weekend. However, there was no announcements on the OTA update, which is expected to be released along with this factory image.
The good news is that the users who cannot wait for the OTA update to arrive can now download and install the factory images on their devices.
Still considering this is a stage rollout, it may take some times until all Nexus 7(2013) and Nexus 10 devices’ owners to receive the OTA update.
Lollipop update for Nexus 7 (2013) Wi-Fi factory image requires 453 MB of storage and for Nexus 10 factory image only 378 MB.
So, you should make sure that you have enough space on your Nexus 7 or Nexus 10 before attempting to install the new firmware file. In addition, it is also recommended that you download the file on your device via Wi-Fi network to don’t use your carrier data plan.
Tote that your device’s battery needs to have more that 65 % power left before starting to install the new Android 5.0.2 firmware.
- Download Nexus 7 (2013) Wi-Fi Android 5.0.2 factory images factory image (LRX22G)
- Download Nexus 10 Android 5.0.2 factory images factory image (LRX22G).
You can use the suitable factory image to install on your device a stock firmware, to back your device to a stock operating system. These images are more important for developers and advanced Android users because if you want to install a factory image you should know the step by step flashing process, other ways you can easily brick or damage your device.
The new Android 5.0.2 should come with new Material Design UI feature, which gives Android device with Lollipop a fresh new lock on the inside. But this is not all, the new iteration will add numerous under-the-hood improvements which will increase the devices stability and performances. New features and tweaks are included on the upgrade too, along with enhanced notifications and more privacy functions.
Android 5.0.2 Lollipop is expected to be released on a decent number of smartphones and tablets made by other handset manufacturers in the next couple of months. Please let us know in our comments section below if you’ve receive the new OTA update firmware on your device.