August 8, 2022
How to download and install Android 6.0 Marshmallow on Google Nexus 5, Nexus 6, Nexus 7, Nexus 9 and Nexus Player?


Google has announced the rollout of Android 6.0 Marshmallow, which means eligible Nexus devices will soon receive it via an OTA update. Some manufacturers like Motorola may make sure that the update reaches your phone soon, but most people will have to wait a long time to get this update.

However, if you are lucky enough to have a Nexus smartphone or tablet, you can manually download and install Android 6.0 Marshmallow on your device. We still recommend OTA updates but if you can’t wait, try this method at your own risk, after backing up all your data.

,See also: Six Fantastic Android 6.0 Marshmallow Features)

Android 6.0 Marshmallow is currently available for the following devices – Nexus 6, Nexus 5, Nexus 9 Wi-Fi, Nexus 9 Cellular, Nexus 7 (2013) Wi-Fi, Nexus 7 (2013) Cellular, and Nexus Player.. here That’s how to install Android 6.0 Marshmallow on these devices manually.

1) Download and install the latest android studio preview on your Windows computer. It installs the ADB and Fastboot programs, which can be accessed through the command terminal on your PC.

2) Add the SDK folder to the path by following these steps:

3) Right click my computer and click Property,

4) Click advanced System Settings,

5) Click on System Properties > Advanced > Environment Variables,

6) In the window, select waythen click editAnd then type the name of the directory where you installed the SDK, and remember that each entry is separated by a semi-colon.

7) Enable USB debugging on your device. First, go to Settings > About phone > Software information,

8) Tap build number seven times.

9) go here Settings > Developer Options, tick USB debugging,

10) Download the correct factory image for your device.

Android 6.0 Marshmallow for Nexus 5

Android 6.0 Marshmallow for Nexus 6

Android 6.0 Marshmallow for Nexus 7 2013 Wi-Fi

Android 6.0 Marshmallow for Nexus 7 2013 3G

Android 6.0 Marshmallow for Nexus 9 Wi-Fi

Android 6.0 Marshmallow for Nexus 9 LTE

Android 6.0 Marshmallow for Nexus Player

11) Extract the image to your computer. This should give you a tar archive file. Extract the tar file to get all the required files.

12) Connect your device to your computer via USB.

13) Start the device fastboot way.

The easiest way to do this is by holding down a key combination while powering up the device. For Nexus 5, press and hold the volume up, volume down and power button while the device is on. There is a complete list of key combinations for different instruments Here,

You can also boot into fastboot mode using the adb tool: With the device turned on, go to the command terminal and execute the following: adb reboot bootloader

If necessary, unlock the device’s bootloader through your computer using the command terminal and execute: fastboot oem unlock

1) Open a command terminal and navigate to the unzipped system image directory.

2) execute flash all.bat, which was a part of the unzipped tar file. This script installs the required bootloader, baseband firmware(s), and operating system. To make it work, you need to add the folder where adb and fastboot are installed to the path of the system described in step 2.

3) When this is done, Google recommends that you lock the bootloader for security. You can do this by booting the device into fastboot mode while connected via USB, and using Terminal to execute the command: fastboot oem lock,

This will install Android 6.0 Marshmallow on your Nexus device. For more tutorials, visit our How To section.

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